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February 16, 2018
Pierce County Health Department WI WINS Coordinator Angela Hines (left) with BP AMCO Prescott store manager Naomi Estes. Submitted photo
Health briefs: Tobacco sales to minors decrease in Pierce County; Severe winter weather, flu disrupting blood donations
February 16, 2018 - 10:24am
February 14, 2018
Erin Caroline received the gift of sight after receiving corneas; a traumatic brain injury caused her to lose vision. Caroline is making the most of her sight and thankful for the time she gets to see her daughter, Ilona, pictured here with her. Submitted photo
Organ donors giving a second chance at life
February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
Andrew Akhaphong
Viewpoint: Love your heart, too
February 14, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Andrew Akhaphong
Viewpoint: Be well for a healthy new year
January 24, 2018 - 6:19am
January 12, 2018
Health briefs: Allina Health announces restricted hospital visitor guidelines; Tips on joining a health club
January 12, 2018 - 1:10pm
January 10, 2018
Snow blowers can make light work of clearing sidewalks and driveways. Before tackling a big snowfall, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute recommends snow blower owners to check their equipment and read the manual. File photo
Preparation is key to safe snow blower operation
January 10, 2018 - 7:49am
January 4, 2018
Romaine lettuce via Wikimedia Commons.
Officials say to avoid romaine lettuce amid E. coli concerns
January 4, 2018 - 11:35am
December 7, 2017
Small Sums Executive Director Terre Thomas holds work shoes Nov. 9, 2017, that are available to homeless clients starting new jobs. The organization’s University Avenue office houses dozens of pairs of work shoes and pants. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
'Small Sums' add up: Organization supplies homeless workers with job essentials
December 7, 2017 - 6:27pm
December 6, 2017
Health briefs: Small-group training classes offered in New Richmond; Lifeguards, swim instructors needed at Hudson YMCA
December 6, 2017 - 6:24am
November 21, 2017
Gwen Verchota
Q and A: How to avoid getting sick traveling for the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 10:36pm
Sledding injuries — such as broken arms, back injuries and concussions — are common at the The Urgency Room, according to Dr. Carolyn McClain. She recommends choosing snowy, not icy hills and to make sure the hill is free of obstacles like jumps, bumps, rocks, poles or trees before beginning sledding. Stock photo
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
November 10, 2017
Northfield hosts 'Be The Match' marrow drive Nov. 16
November 10, 2017 - 11:57am
October 27, 2017
Minnesota Public Radio presenter John Moe speaks at the Make It OK Community Conversation at Stillwater Middle School on Oct. 12. Submitted photo
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 13, 2017
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Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
October 13, 2017 - 7:08am
October 8, 2017
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
October 8, 2017 - 7:00pm