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February 5, 2018
Essentia Health warns of carbon monoxide poisoning risks
February 5, 2018 - 8:00am
February 1, 2018
Serve up a healthy nachos bar for the Super Bowl
February 1, 2018 - 9:30am
January 24, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Director Kara Terry talks to Lt. Troy Schilling of the county sheriff's jail operations, before briefing the county board at its Tuesday meeting about the associated costs to the county dealing with inmates with mental health challenges. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County Board: 'We're criminalizing mental health'
January 24, 2018 - 2:17pm
January 22, 2018
Jan. 22 meeting seeks input on living with disabilities
January 22, 2018 - 2:00am
January 17, 2018
Commissioner Paul Thiede listens to Crow Wing Energized steering committee members Kara Griffin, division manager of county community services, and Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, give an update about the community health movement led by Crow Wing County Community Services and Essentia Health. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Health survey energizes community health movement
January 17, 2018 - 10:00am
January 1, 2018
MedSafe household disposal kiosks are now installed at all of our retail pharmacies for outdated medications. Submitted photo
Discard your unwanted drugs safely at Essentia Health pharmacies
January 1, 2018 - 9:30am
December 31, 2017
This methadone clinic in Brainerd, now owned by Valhalla Place, serves about 400 patients facing opioid addiction. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Killer Crisis: Access to addiction medication in rural MN limited
December 31, 2017 - 7:02am
December 30, 2017
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center is asking that visitors be limited to immediate family only, and request children do not visit at this time. Tri-County Health Care is restricting visitors to immediate family older than 18, effective Friday, Dec. 29, at 3 p.m. until further notice. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Essentia Health, Tri-County Health issue visitor restrictions due to flu virus
December 30, 2017 - 7:00am
December 25, 2017
Leslie Wolf, right, talks Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in Wolf's Fargo home with her mother LeAnn Toppen about learning that she inherited from her a gene that predisposes her to ovarian and breast cancer.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Genetic counselors can guide patients and families about risk for diseases
December 25, 2017 - 3:15pm
December 15, 2017
Dr. Miran Blanchard, a radiation oncologist with the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center, Fargo, shows Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, a 3-D rendering of the radiation beams focused on a patient's inoperable brain tumor from many different angles; leaving the surrounding tissue undamaged. (Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service)
Radiation as a scalpel: Technique spares healthy tissue, treats inoperable tumors
December 15, 2017 - 8:29pm
December 9, 2017
Our Opinion: A matter of choice
December 9, 2017 - 9:30am
December 7, 2017
From left to right: Crow Wing County Jail Administrator Heath Fosteson, Community Corrections Supervisor Ann Rivas and Adult Services Supervisor Tami Lueck listen to Commissioner Paul Koering on Tuesday as County Administrator Tim Houle looks on at the Committee of the Whole meeting during a discussion about mental health and county jail inmates. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
'Call to action' aims to reduce number of mentally ill in county jail
December 7, 2017 - 5:44pm
Reader Opinion: What we've lost
December 7, 2017 - 8:30am
December 2, 2017
Reader Opinion: Mandatory flu vaccines
December 2, 2017 - 8:30am
November 13, 2017
Think about quitting: Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16
November 13, 2017 - 2:00pm