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Community members exchange ideas for a new tobacco coalition in the Crow Wing County area at an inaugural informational meeting at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Minnesota Department of Health, Crow Wing County, Crow Wing Energized and their partners are supporting community-driven solutions to create tobacco-free environments and promote quitting tobacco use. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
10 hours 4 min ago
January 18, 2019
A liquid-filled capsule.  Bloomberg photo by Ariana Lindquist.
Forget to take your medication? A new digital pill will alert you - and your doctor
January 18, 2019 - 5:43pm
January 16, 2019
Walk By Faith Therapeutic Riding founders Kristen, left, and Travis Schwartz work with veteran Crystal Guzman during a  session at the University of Minnesota-Crookston Equine Arena. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Healing with Hunter: Program aims to help veterans through equine therapy
January 16, 2019 - 5:40pm
January 14, 2019
He went to Waffle House to sober up. Workers dumped food on him and posted the humiliating video to Instagram.
January 14, 2019 - 2:03pm
There are many providers offering therapy and mental health services in the area. Photo illustration
Crow Wing Energized: Mental illness is as common as brown eyes
January 14, 2019 - 9:00am
January 10, 2019
A Minnesota couple divorced. Then she gave him her kidney.
January 10, 2019 - 11:33am
January 8, 2019
Alec's family, from left: Alexis Holt, James Holt, Nicole Smith-Holt, Brittany Smith and Jamisen Holt at their home in Richfield, Minn. Nicole Smith-Holt is working to get drug manufacturers to lower the price of insulin. Photo for The Washington Post by Caroline Yang
Minnesota family shares their story of how son died while rationing insulin
January 8, 2019 - 10:37am
Crow Wing Energized starts tobacco coalition
January 8, 2019 - 4:30am
January 7, 2019
Raised garden beds next to the Brainerd Dispatch building prove to be good growing spots with tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, pepper, lettuce, carrots, onions and snap peas among the produce. Submitted photo
Crow Wing Energized: A Healthier Workplace
January 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Free health improvement class starts in Crosby
January 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
3 things for better health - Jan. 7
January 7, 2019 - 1:00pm
How to find the 'best' diet and improve your health
January 7, 2019 - 9:00am
January 3, 2019
Handwashing remains one of the most simple and effective ways to keep germs at bay during the holiday season and any time, really. Forum file photo
North Dakota, Minnesota flu cases remain low this season; uptick expected
January 3, 2019 - 5:05pm
Some people fear weighted blankets get too hot, but that isn't the case because of the materials used in the blankets. Derek Fletcher / The Forumplay button
Are weighted blankets worth the hype for us bleary-eyed, tired Americans?
January 3, 2019 - 12:26pm
January 1, 2019
File photo of the Fitbit Charge HR.  (Tony Cenicola/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Fat-burning zone is a myth in weight loss, but calories do matter
January 1, 2019 - 12:07pm
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