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Kaylee Alvarado of Bismarck said there was "blood everywhere" when her son's foreskin was forced back during a routine medical procedure.
The new beds would help to fill a void of inpatient psychiatric treatment beds in western North Dakota. There are no such beds west of Minot or Bismarck.
Rachel Iverson, a registered dietitian with Sanford Health in Bismarck, says heavily processed foods such as boxed macaroni and cheese, canned soup and frozen dinners often contain unhealthy levels of sodium; the reason being that salt is used as a preservative to extend shelf life. Yet, there are high sodium products whose heart stopping saltiness tends to stay under a consumer’s radar.
No one likes to consider the worst "what ifs" when it comes to their health and mortality, but worst-case scenarios are something people need to be prepared for. Having an advanced care plan in place helps loved ones and health care workers make treatment decisions in an emergency, and guarantees a patient's wishes are fulfilled.

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These traveling nurses book their temporary contracts, usually about 13 weeks, through various agencies and can make as much in a week as a regular staff nurse earns in a month, according to one of the travelers. However, a human resources director at Essentia Health said much of the demand is being driven by the pandemic and, once the case numbers recede, many of those contractual positions will no longer be necessary.
A breakthrough study by Johns Hopkins University researchers may aid doctors in determining which elderly patients will respond best to antidepressants and which may be at additional risks for memory decline.
Sanford’s travelling mammography program currently has over 130 mobile mammogram events scheduled through the end of the year.
A Forum News Service analysis finds the center of the new South Dakota surge in one area: the Black Hills. And the virus likely surged there for two reasons: low COVID-19 vaccination rates that made its population a relatively easy target, and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which brought hundreds of thousands of people from around the country into close contact.
The health care company says the clinic will be located on the Eventide campus in Devils Lake and construction will start this summer, with an open date in early 2022.
Sanford Health's chief physician, Dr. Jeremy Cauwels, said Thursday the health system is moving forward with the mandate because of the growing number of the more contagious and virulent delta variant cases in Sanford's clinical footprint, which spans the Dakotas and Minnesota, and because national health care organizations have endorsed the move.

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The South Dakota Developmental Center in Redfield cares for 80 residents with mental and developmental disabilities, but some legislators sitting on the state's top budget committee think the state should find a cheaper way to provide those services.
Recent studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kaiser Family Foundation and other groups have found that during the pandemic, more than half of health workers have experienced adverse mental health symptoms — ranging from stress and exhaustion to depression, anxiety and even thoughts of suicide.
The 84-year-old pope, who had part of his colon removed in the surgery, stepped out on the balcony of his suite on the 10th floor of Rome's Gemelli hospital to lead his weekly prayer before hundreds of cheering people below.

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