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Be Inspired on a North Dakota Road Trip
"Wow, Mom, this is an animal vacation!" my older daughter exclaimed. She was about 9 at the time. "It's more like 'Animal House' in this vehicle!" I replied, glancing over my shoulder at my three e...
5/19/13 at 2:55 PM Go Fish for Good Nutrition 5/10/13 at 2:16 PM
Ponder the Lore of the Fruit of the Season 5/3/13 at 2:03 PM
Tips on running attire
By Ryan Schuster Getting ready to go on a run? Weve got you covered with some tips on what to wear. If you like to run, you probably already know to wear running shoes or tennis shoes and loose fitt...
5/17/13 at 1:45 PM Tips for stretching before your run 5/16/13 at 1:22 PM
Health center superheroes use MediQHome to help patients 5/10/13 at 4:35 PM
Health care's new paternalism?
Is the patient's blood pressure at 120 over 80 or below and controlled with one or more medications if necessary? Check. Normal body mass index? Check. Recommended screenings carried out according t...
5/17/13 at 11:33 AM Change fatigue in health care 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
Moving in with the adult children 5/6/13 at 2:49 PM
He Bears Our Burdens
There seem to be a lot of people with a lot of burdens. I do not think that this is necessarily unique to our time period, but the internet, television, and social media have made it so that my burden...
5/17/13 at 6:36 AM I Like to Run…Away… 5/10/13 at 9:11 AM
We are Like the Weather 3/20/13 at 7:03 AM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
Thanks Bottles & Jugs, Tri-J liquor stores for sponsoring Alexis Barnick/Kiwanis event! 3/28/12 at 10:32 AM
Chickens, Dishwashing, and Keynesian Economics
You know, you wouldn't think that Sicilian Buttercup chickens would have much to do with the U.S. economy, healthcare -- yours or society's -- or even whether to wash your dishes by hand or use a dish...
5/10/13 at 2:48 PM The Common Cold and Common Sense 3/27/13 at 1:55 PM
Flu in Your House? Make FAST, cheap, chicken soup 2/20/13 at 2:00 PM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM For loan: Vans with access for wheelchair users 3/14/13 at 4:52 PM
19th 'Escape to the Lake' set for mid-June in Center, N.D. 3/5/13 at 4:00 PM
Spider Lies on Facebook
I am terribly afraid of spiders, so I was a bit squeamish about debunking a few of the false spider-related posts on Facebook. I Used to be an Adventurer Like You Until I Took a Spider to the Butt One...
4/23/13 at 7:49 PM Headaches and Other Brain Drains 2/12/13 at 5:56 PM
Advice Columnist Practice Letter 1/24/13 at 10:16 PM
5 Expenses That Are Worth The Money
Trying to cover all your living costs, plus save for emergencies and retirement can be a daunting task. Sometimes, the challenge is downright overwhelming. Being frugal can help, but dont confuse bein...
4/17/13 at 9:22 AM How to plan for medical costs in retirement 3/29/13 at 10:02 AM
Medical costs stressing you out? 5 steps you can take to manage them. 11/7/12 at 10:06 AM
How to Be a Fit Oilfield Mom
The husband leaves for work and with him goes all my desire and motivation to go to the gym. Wait, who am I kidding? I haven't been to the gym since May! At first, I blamed it on summer and having t...
3/17/13 at 10:37 AM
5 Simple "Nap Time" Exercises
Written by: Kimberly Ough You may think that in order to get into shape, you have to go to the gym. Not true! There are plenty of "body-weight" exercises you can do right at home that will help get y...
2/27/13 at 9:35 AM Fat Loss Advice: When You’ve Hit a Plateau 1/29/13 at 5:00 PM
7 Steps to Turn Your Fitness Resolutions into RESULTS! 12/26/12 at 3:19 PM
My little girl has a cold. She's been coughing a bunch today and she had a couple of meltdowns after getting very tired and grouchy. I was warned before HP's birth that there would be times she would...
12/23/12 at 2:52 AM
Faces of the Boom: Doctor couple helps meet health care demand in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. Patients of Dr. Shu-Ming Wang are surprised to hear the Chinese doctor has a hint of a Southern accent. Wang, who recently moved to Williston from Oklahoma City, occasionally has a ...
11/12/12 at 2:43 PM Williston goes big with new recreation center 10/9/12 at 12:00 AM
Vaccine clinics offered for new students in Oil Patch 9/16/12 at 12:47 PM
Life Sucks Sometimes
My 16 year old son was diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease, Chrons a few weeks ago. Since that time my world has been turned upside down as I try first to understand what Chrons is and to ...
10/31/12 at 3:58 PM "Let Us Strip Off Every Weight That Slows Us Down" 6/30/11 at 8:48 AM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 2:16 PM Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86 8/15/12 at 4:05 PM
Areavoices Digest #79 - Movie reviews, Family Wellness, SheSaysTV and more! 6/20/12 at 2:03 PM