Health

Independent primary care docs, specialists merge as Integrity Health Network




 Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Business North and they have graciously allowed us to reprint it. I thought it would be of interest to those who are following rural health care issues in our region, and is in line with… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Care Connections:

Help for the uninsured


 There has been a lot of discussion regarding health care lately. In Minnesota, we are fortunate that virtually everyone – regardless of their health condition – qualifies for some type of health insurance. The issue is affordabilit… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Rural health care crisis

HTF and MPR to host online conversation Jan. 28


VIRGINIA – We wanted to remind our readers again about the online forum discussion to be hosted by Hometown Focus and Minnesota Public Radio on Virginia Regional Medical Center and the rural health care crisis in our state. This is a serious i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hospitals in crisis: let’s talk about it

HTF and MPR to host online conversation Jan. 28

VIRGINIA – The challenges facing the Virginia Regional Medical Center, and all rural health care providers in our state, is a serious issue that concerns us all. Our city-owned hospital, plagued by problems often beyond its control, is fighting for … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Burn This



Instead of using the dishwasher to clean those dishes, wash and dry them by hand. This helps with digestion and conserves on the electric bill as well. Also, consider going for a walk after a meal to melt a few calories and help aid digestion!… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Pine Tree

The Pine Tree

 Many Christmases ago when my family started having the ever-so popular artificial tree, I missed that wonderful balsamic essence of the fresh pine tree. So being into oils, I thought why not do some Pine Needle Oil aromatherapy to satisfy my s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local group formed to study health care reform



 Dear HTF Readers, On March 27, 2010 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law. That started a timeline of changes to health care coverage. Changes now in effect include a prohibition on life time dollar limits… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire



 The beginning of this “Merry Christmas” song always seems to emit some toasty fuzzies throughout my body when feeling frozen here in Tundraville. And of course I know you’re all excited that Santa is on his way and instead of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 11

ThE NoRdIC GodESS gEtS BUStEd IN ChURCh! ANd MoRE!


DEAR HTF FRIENdS,   Well, ‘tis the season to be jolly. I am fulfilling this statement. ‘Tis the season for holiday parties and gatherings and high calorie appetizers and great baked goodies and the list continues. I have absolutely… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

WE WON’T GO UNTIL WE GET SOME!

Figgy Pudding

  You may ask yourself, as I did…What the heck is “figgy pudding” and why do we want some and why won’t we go until we get some, as sung in the ever-so popular, “We Wish You A Merry Christmas.” I figured (ha – … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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