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October 19, 2017
Allison O'Toole
MNsure ready for open enrollment to begin
October 19, 2017 - 6:25pm
October 17, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, that the state-subsidized MinnesotaCare health insurance program can operate through 2018, but it may face financial issues beyond that. Don Davis / Forum News Service
U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
October 17, 2017 - 7:02pm
October 16, 2017
Candidates applaud at the end of the DFL gubernatorial candidate forum at the AFSCME convention at the DECC in Duluth Friday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2017. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Among Democrats running for governor, single-payer health care gains support
October 16, 2017 - 7:56pm
October 8, 2017
Barbara Johnson from Detroit Lakes, Minn., enjoys a sunny afternoon at Island Park in downtown Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
October 8, 2017 - 6:00am
October 7, 2017
Maraya (right) and Evelyn (left center) Wiltrout, 12-year-old twins, and their mother, Shari (left), snap a picture with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (right center) during the Sept. 25 CNN Townhouse Healthcare Debate in which the democratic senator shared how Type 1 diabetes affects the Cambridge family with local ties. (Special to The Globe)
Family with local ties take part in national healthcare debate
October 7, 2017 - 7:51am
September 25, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minneota  reacts during a news conference in Riga, Latvia Dec. 28, 2016. Ints Kalnins / Reuters
Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
September 25, 2017 - 9:58pm
September 21, 2017
U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, speaks to the Rotary Club of Mitchell on Thursday at the Ramada Inn. Caitlynn Peetz / Forum News Service
Senators: SD would see big boost from health care reform
September 21, 2017 - 6:14pm
September 20, 2017
Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper said on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, if federal officials cut their contributions to the MinnesotaCare insurance program that farmers and others in greater Minnesota will be hurt. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Feds want to give and take Minnesota health care money
September 20, 2017 - 2:02pm
September 4, 2017
Dental student Nick Schulte gives Estrella Paxtor Lopez a thumbs up in early August of 2017 as he examines her teech at Rice Regional Dental Clinic in Willmar. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Dental students exposed to rural practice
September 4, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 3, 2017
Nicole Anderson of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd watches as Dr. Sandra Hanon talks from the Twin Cities on a video device stroke doctors use to help medical professionals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Smile, you are on telehealth camera
September 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 2, 2017
Rural Minnesota struggles when competing for doctors
September 2, 2017 - 6:55am
The Bigfork Valley health care complex includes a clinic, hospital, nursing home, adult day care, senior citizen apartments and other faciliies. Submitted photo.
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
September 1, 2017
In late August 2017, Howard Cronquist looks at a picture his wife, Sharon, holds of the two of them and Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center workers who helped him recover from a stroke last year. He was treated at the Brainerd hospital, by the local staff and a video-connected Twin Cities-based neurologist. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
September 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
August 15, 2017
Jessica Leveto, chair of Moving Forward Together, a group based in Ashtabula County Ohio, has people sign petitions at Harbor Perk Coffeehouse in Ashtabula, Ohio. Photo for The Washington Post by Maddie McGarvey
Activists point to health care for rise in resistance groups in Trump country
August 15, 2017 - 8:01am
August 9, 2017
Bottles of rye whiskey  (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
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