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2013 Project Spotlight: San Andres Island
With support from Fondation Brigitte Bardot, World Vets sent its first team to San Andres Island in 2012 for a pilot project. Ourteams visit also made history as being the first foreign veterinary bri...
11/1/13 at 11:07 AM
NDSU’s public health program director nominated for U.S. surgeon general
The director of NDSUs Master of Public Health program has been nominated by two Native American organizations to become the next U.S. surgeon general. Donald Warne, associate professor and Mary J. ...
7/15/13 at 8:48 AM
Get Your Car Seat Checked
The car seat clinic is open to the public, no appointment needed. Thursday, June 6th 2-4pm Alexandria Fire Department 302 Fillmore Street (west side of the fire hall) Did you know Seven out of 10 c...
6/4/13 at 3:07 PM
Tobacco Compliance Check Results Announced
On Tuesday, December 4, the West Fargo Police Department, with assistance from Fargo Cass Public Health, conducted tobacco compliance checks. In West Fargo, 12 businesses were checked, all pass...
12/7/12 at 10:38 AM
Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use. It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st...
11/15/12 at 1:30 PM What's behind the whooping cough epidemic? 7/27/12 at 9:26 AM
More respect for chickenpox, please 12/19/11 at 3:31 PM
First Nation's Journey event Saturday
Saturday, Nov. 19, marks the F-M First Nation's Journey, Walking With Our Youth, a wellness event for the Native American community, as well as educators, counselors, social workers, and interested me...
11/18/11 at 9:05 AM
Emergency preparedness meeting planned
The North Dakota Department of Health has scheduled a meeting Friday to educate the public about emergency preparedness and provide opportunity for public comment. The meeting begins at ...
7/26/10 at 8:26 AM
The top party state in the Union
The City Beat ran across this map the other day while perusing the Strange Maps blog. The guys who assembled this mapped the Google Maps directory for places where bars outnumber grocery stores and fo...
5/14/10 at 8:40 AM Correction: "How much do we drink?" 3/3/10 at 7:47 AM
How much do we drink? 2/16/10 at 10:05 AM
Jelly Belly Here I Am
We have heard that calium and vitamin D are linked to weight gain in postmenopausal women. Yet if we don't have the required vitamin D levels we are at risk for disease, and if we don't have enough ca...
3/13/10 at 1:13 AM
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: If this weather doesn't change soon I'm going to ask for a producer exchange with a show in Los Angeles. Brrrr! Today we'll take a look at getting paid to go ...
10/13/09 at 2:12 AM Tuesday 8/18 8/18/09 at 2:33 AM
State settles in for long flu fight
State health officials are tweaking their H1N1 swine influenza guidelines as Minnesota settles in for an unpredictable flu fight that could last months. Doctors and clinicians have sent more than 400 ...
5/4/09 at 11:56 AM