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November 12, 2018
Amanda McGregor
Crow Wing Energized: Resiliency and hope - a vet reflects
November 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
Winter sunset. 

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Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
November 12, 2018 - 3:35pm
A chair dip exercise can get the blood flowing in your arms even while you're at work during the day. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses
November 12, 2018 - 10:07am
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
Michael Cao, 17, of Shoreview, designed a virtual-reality app to help prepare children for MRI scans. The app is being used by Gillette Children’s hospital in St. Paul. (Deanna Weniger / Pioneer Press)
For children fearful of MRI tests, Minnesota teen’s virtual-reality app makes it a game
November 4, 2018 - 9:27am
Seeing red or singing the blues? Here are some tips to help you survive election night stress
November 4, 2018 - 8:30am
October 31, 2018
Parkinson's support group to meet in Brainerd
October 31, 2018 - 6:30am
October 29, 2018
Board members of The Pink Ribbon Cupboard are Kristin Larson (left), Kathy Buxton, Sue Beck and Marian Foehrenbacher. Submitted photo
Rockin' the pink: Pink Tie Party raises funds to support breast cancer patients
October 29, 2018 - 11:37am
Survey results point to Crow Wing County residents not eating the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. Why is that important? The nutrients found in fruits and veggies may reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Photo illustration
Crow Wing Energized: Healthy choices - focus on fruits and vegetables
October 29, 2018 - 10:00am
3 things for better health - Oct. 29
October 29, 2018 - 9:00am
October 28, 2018
People bid on items in the silent auction during the 2014 Pink Tie Party, an annual event to raise support for breast cancer patients in the Brainerd lakes area. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Coming Monday: Think pink
October 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 27, 2018
Dr. Julie Olson is an internal medicine physician at Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic. Submitted photo
Essentia Health offers supportive, palliative care
October 27, 2018 - 9:00am
October 26, 2018
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Essentia Health leads nation in rollout of rapid 1-step strep and flu testing
October 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 25, 2018
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Good vaccine match, average flu season expected
October 25, 2018 - 6:00am
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
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