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November 5, 2018
Jim Sagissor suffered debilitating chronic pain after a motorcycle accident in 2011. He relied heavily on narcotic painkillers, which failed to alleviate his pain and caused problems. His pain has been greatly relieved after a procedure last year implanted a spinal cord stimulator, which sends messages to his brain to block the pain.
Opioid free: Pain ‘like a thousand bee stings’ now a manageable ‘nuisance’
November 5, 2018 - 7:46am
November 4, 2018
Seeing red or singing the blues? Here are some tips to help you survive election night stress
November 4, 2018 - 8:30am
October 22, 2018
Doctors told Josh Bangert, 15, of West Chicago, Illinois, that he will lose his vision in a few months.  Courtesy of Keith Bangert.
Illinois teen on the cusp of losing his sight is on a mission to see the country
October 22, 2018 - 3:17pm
October 18, 2018
Mad Cow disease case confirmed on farm in Scotland
October 18, 2018 - 7:38am
October 13, 2018
Dr. Leana Wen, the new president of Planned Parenthood, at the Baltimore City Health Department on October 1, 2018.  Washington Post photo by Marvin Joseph.
A doctor is taking over Planned Parenthood - and she's ready to fight
October 13, 2018 - 6:05am
October 12, 2018
Peggy Horn, a registered nurse and education coordinator at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, checks patients' blood sugar levels daily as part of the hospital's gestational diabetes program. (Matt Gade / Republic)
For mothers, better monitoring arrives digitally
October 12, 2018 - 7:00am
October 9, 2018
Tribal health initiative funding approved
October 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
October 4, 2018
Deborah Hanekamp, the shaman-trained owner of Mama Medicine, performs what she calls a medicine reading for visitors to Washington's Eaton Workshop hotel.  Washington Post photo by Lavanya Ramanathan
The wellness revolution has reached its shamans-for-hire stage
October 4, 2018 - 8:22pm
October 3, 2018
Washing your hands well requires wetting them with warm, running water, applying liquid soap or clean bar soap and rubbing them vigorously together for at least 15 to 20 seconds. Forum News Service File photo by Jackie Lorentz.
Pediatrician-approved tips for keeping germs at bay this winter
October 3, 2018 - 7:19pm
INTERACTIVE: In the U.S., coffee proves to be a daily habit
October 3, 2018 - 4:11pm
September 29, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Should I tell someone with advanced dementia about possible cancer?
September 29, 2018 - 7:00am
September 24, 2018
Photo illustration by Gary Meader, gmeader@duluthnews.com
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
September 24, 2018 - 8:25pm
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Wikipedia Commons
Filmmaker Ken Burns makes Mayo Clinic documentary
September 24, 2018 - 3:28pm
September 13, 2018
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Minnesota has lowest percentage of obese adults in Upper Midwest
September 13, 2018 - 2:58pm
September 11, 2018
Accompanied by a therapy dog, caregivers at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland gather in a meditation room to honor a dozen patients who died recently. MUST CREDIT: Laurie Henrichsen, Hospice of the Western Reserve
Even as death prevails, hospice work is uplifting
September 11, 2018 - 6:30am