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UPDATED: About 1,760 students eligible to graduate at UND spring commencements May 4 (Law), May 11 (general commencement), and May 12 (Medicine)
Please note correction in Dr. Patrick Carr's School of Medicine and Health Sciences commencement address title. The University of North Dakota will hold its annual spring commencement at 1:30 p.m., S...
5/3/13 at 3:19 PM UND Physician Assistant Program to present new class with white coats 1/15/13 at 9:44 AM
UND catches large grant to continue avian flu research 1/7/13 at 10:19 AM
Weight Loss That Counts
According to American Institute of Cancer Research sugary sodas are linked to weight gain. There were two recent well controlled studies linking the connection published in SeptembersThe New England J...
12/13/12 at 6:24 AM Not Following The Doctor's Orders 1/2/12 at 9:00 AM
Mind-Body Medicine 7/17/10 at 11:40 AM
The Epidemic of America...Obesity
Obesity is a major problem in the USA but how much of it's onset is due to actual physical problems and how much is due to the fast paced world we live in and perhaps laziness? This week we talked abo...
11/18/12 at 8:51 PM Opioids, a Pain Killer? Or Cause of Pain? 10/15/12 at 11:13 AM
How Might Medicinal Marijuana Affect Soldiers With PTSD? 10/1/12 at 11:49 AM
Poisoning Children: Some Horrible History
Pardon the sensationalism in the title of this post, but be assured that it is accurate. I am writing about a tragedy in which a company made poisonous cough syrup, killed children, and largely, got a...
4/2/12 at 12:09 PM Victimizing Cancer Patients 10/28/09 at 10:27 AM
The Letter "V"
I read recently that laughing heartily for 15 minutes can burn as many as 40 calories. Over the course of a year daily laughter can add up to the loss of four pounds for the average person. So I guess...
2/13/12 at 3:42 PM
Steve Jobs and medicine that works
The late Steve Jobs is quickly becoming the archetypal tech-genius of the internet age and will perhaps do for technology what Einstein did for physics. In the numerous tributes written for him in ...
11/2/11 at 6:11 PM Local businesses offer non-traditional health options 10/5/11 at 9:25 PM
The "Power of One"
Do you worry about the pressures that a young person you know - a friend, or perhaps even your son or daughter - will face this year when they return to school? We all remember some part about our ea...
8/23/11 at 9:54 AM
Summer Chairs On Bad Medicine Lake
These are Jens idea of Summer Chairs..she said Mom get ready here come the Summer Chairs. I like their reflections in the water. The blue stool between the red and green chair doesnt bel...
8/8/11 at 6:21 AM Bad Medicine Lake 6/25/11 at 6:08 AM
When you're a member ofan ambulance crew, you never quite know what your day will bring. These are medicine's everyday heroes - the emergency medical technicians and paramedics whose work is stressful...
5/17/11 at 7:04 AM Live-blogging next week! 5/12/11 at 5:01 PM
Lessons from the veterinary clinic 12/4/09 at 5:03 AM
A novel way to fight mosquitoes
I got this press release this morning from Kansas State University and thought it was rather interesting considering how darned many mosquitoes we deal with around here (although ours don't carry mala...
5/16/11 at 1:10 PM This letter to the editor is hiding something 9/9/10 at 7:00 AM
Still unwell 2/26/10 at 3:35 PM
Had a wonderful time taking part in a discussion with sixty-two (or so) second year medical students at the UND School of Medicine this morning. I was pretty much the only one in the room who didn't ...
2/18/11 at 4:34 PM Dr. Travis Stork 2/9/11 at 10:52 AM
Lawmakers discuss physician shortage, remedial education
BISMARCKNorth Dakota is projected to be short about 210 physicians by 2025, state lawmakers were told Wednesday. As a result, the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences wil...
10/13/10 at 4:18 PM Today's story 2 8/17/10 at 9:50 AM
Well Paying Jobs that only Require a 2-Year Degree
Full-time workers in the U.S. earn an average of about $20.90 an hour. To increase your pay by $10 an hour, consider one of these jobs that require only a two-year degree. Loan officer, Average hourl...
9/23/10 at 8:25 PM
Better Medicine Through Chemistry
When one thinks of the term nuclear medicine the first thing that comes to mind is radiation therapy for cancer. While this is one obvious use of radiation in medicine, it is far from the only applica...
9/16/10 at 12:38 PM Blue M&Ms to Treat Spinal Injuries 7/28/09 at 7:20 AM
Reflexology And The Living, Loving Woman
Well since this week I seem to be on a "treat yourself right" kick, I've decided to share another great resource I've found for self-rejuvenation. This is a DVD you can watch at home that teaches you...
9/15/10 at 8:48 AM