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US proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people

US proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people

WASHINGTON - The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual's genetic make-up.

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CONSTRUCTION CORNER: Reshaping Fargo’s skyline

CONSTRUCTION CORNER: Reshaping Fargo’s skyline

Sanford Fargo Medical Center, one of the nation’s largest health care projects stays on budget, on schedule

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HEALTH CARE: Flexibility, technology rank high among health care trends

HEALTH CARE: Flexibility, technology rank high among health care trends

If we could predict the future health care market, what would we see?

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Minnesota considers loan forgiveness to attract medical, mental health professionals to rural areas

ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota is short of medical professionals, and many health advocates are lining up behind a proposal to partially forgive student loans of graduates who practice in rural areas.

24/7 local helpline improves patient care, reduces hospital visits

24/7 local helpline improves patient care, reduces hospital visits

WILLMAR, Minn. — Once a week Shawn Franklin takes her turn as one of the after-hours phone triage nurses for Affiliated Community Medical Centers.

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MNsure hits 100,000 mark in enrollment for this year

ST. PAUL — MNsure hit the 100,000 mark of enrollees Tuesday as Minnesota continues to set state records for the percentage of people with health insurance coverage.

Hogue Clinics founder gets medical device patent

Hogue Clinics founder gets medical device patent

MOORHEAD - Roger Hogue, a doctor already well-known in this area since 2004 for his treatment of varicose veins and cosmetic surgery, now is making a name for himself in the field of regenerative medicine as well.

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Fargo facility freezing stem cells in hopes of future medical advances to treat diseases

Fargo facility freezing stem cells in hopes of future medical advances to treat diseases

FARGO – Joanne Herbranson decided to take out an unusual form of insurance. It required a small investment of her own flesh and blood.

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Hair salon owner helps medical equipment charity break fundraising record

Hair salon owner helps medical equipment charity break fundraising record

FARGO – HERO, a charity that provides medical equipment and supplies to the needy, raised a record $64,874 in a fund drive given a boost by donations from local hair salons.

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Coming soon to a workplace near you: "wellness or else"

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join "wellness" programs, embracing an element of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that has raised questions about fairness in the workplace.

Rejuv Skin & Laser Clinic marks 10th anniversary, plans expansion

Rejuv Skin & Laser Clinic marks 10th anniversary, plans expansion

Fargo - Rejuv Skin & Laser Clinic is celebrating 10 years of business in Fargo.

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Dickinson's CHI St. Joe's receives technology grant

Dickinson’s Catholic hospital has received more than $8,000 in grant money.

Sioux Falls Development Foundation invests $3M in biotech firm

Sioux Falls Development Foundation invests $3M in biotech firm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—The Sioux Falls Development Foundation is announcing a $3 million equity investment in Sioux Falls-based SAB Biotherapeutics to help grow its unique disease-fighting platform.

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Essentia Health opens new sleep lab

FARGO – Essentia Health has opened a new sleep lab to diagnose and treat sleeping disorders.

Sandford mobileMed unit brings health care help to Bakken

Sandford mobileMed unit brings health care help to Bakken

WATFORD CITY — The finely tuned trio of health care workers on board a rig here provide medical services on the front lines in North Dakota’s oilfields.

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