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March 5, 2018
Shane S. Riffle
Health Coaching: Partners in Motivation
March 5, 2018 - 10:00am
March 4, 2018
Nancy Joseph of St. Paul (left), Lutheran Social Service Senior Corps Coordinator Marcia Ferris and Patricia Durose, an LSS volunteer, spend time Friday with 86-year-old Arlene Boesch, a Baxter resident who, in her earlier years, volunteered to spend her own time with other seniors as part of the LSS companionship program. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Retired senior companion volunteer receives care from another
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
March 3, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist
Worries about father with isolated rural life justified
March 3, 2018 - 9:03am
March 2, 2018
Robert Buchel died in November while filming episodes for the TLC show "My 600-lb Life." MUST CREDIT: TLC
A 'My 600-lb Life' participant dies while filming his fight to lose weight
March 2, 2018 - 5:08pm
March 1, 2018
Study: Marijuana helping some with pain
March 1, 2018 - 5:43am
February 27, 2018
1 out 3 individuals currently have prediabetes -- but nine out of 10 times people don’t know it. That’s about 79 million people. But healthy eating and physical activity can change that. Photo illustration
1 out of 3 people has prediabetes but most don't know it
February 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Breaking the scale.  (Studio photo by Lars Klove/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Why you should stop trying to lose weight
February 27, 2018 - 12:44pm
February 26, 2018
3 things for better health - Feb. 26
February 26, 2018 - 3:30pm
More than 300 registered for the fifth annual Crow Wing Energized Health and Wellness Summit Friday in Baxter with speakers, breakout sessions and panel discussion. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
How healthy are Crow Wing County residents?
February 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 24, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
February 24, 2018 - 8:24am
February 23, 2018
This man's brain tumor was so big that it 'sat like a head on top of another head'
February 23, 2018 - 6:54am
February 21, 2018
File photo of a mother breast feeding her baby at Yummy Mummy, a boutique and gathering place for new moms, in New York, Sept. 27, 2012.  (Julie Glassberg/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
February 21, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 19, 2018
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
February 19, 2018 - 11:30am
February provides an opportunity to look at a heart healthy diet. Photo illustration
Heart healthy eating
February 19, 2018 - 11:00am
Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and it's been shown to help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Olive oil options can be dizzying. Which is best for you?
February 19, 2018 - 9:30am