Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

health

April 18, 2019
In this still from the "Inside Out" video on schizophrenia, Kyle Larson is seen talking about how the disorder has changed his life. (Leighton Broadcasting video still)play button
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
April 18, 2019 - 9:06am
April 9, 2019
Detroit Lakes man Joe Johnson has turned his life around after years of substance abuse. He now leads the Park Rapids-based, award-winning FATHER Project, helping struggling dads from around the area become their best selves. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
April 9, 2019 - 8:20am
April 3, 2019
Keagan Gilbert and his mom, Rachelle, at home with their dog in mid-March. Keagan says his ADHD can sometimes make him feel like he's not in control of his own body, but over the years he's gotten better at managing his symptoms. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'I can't stop moving': ADHD is an element of everyday life for 17-year-old Keagan Gilbert
April 3, 2019 - 8:36am
March 21, 2019
Heather Berry, holding a picture of her son, Ethan, who killed himself in 2017, wants people to have a better understanding of what life is like for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'Living a roller coaster': Two years after the suicide of her son, Heather Berry is still haunted by grief and trying to adjust to a new normal
March 21, 2019 - 10:32am
March 13, 2019
Geiselhart and his service dog, Sarge, at the Frazee Fire Station last week. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'I got my life back': Four years into his recovery from PTSD, depression and drug abuse, Frazee firefighter Scott Geiselhart spreads message of hope
March 13, 2019 - 3:10pm
February 12, 2019
The Sepsis Alliance uses the acronym T.I.M.E. to help people remember what signs to watch for to detect sepsis as soon as possible. (Image from sepsis.org)
My sepsis survivor's story: I was lucky
February 12, 2019 - 1:08pm
January 16, 2019
Mother could face neglect charges after dashcam captures toddler falling out of moving car in southern Minnesota
January 16, 2019 - 9:15am
January 9, 2019
Perham Shopko Hometown Pharmacy closing, transferring all prescriptions to Thrifty White
January 9, 2019 - 3:10pm
January 7, 2019
Gary Meader / Forum News Service
Medical organizations call for more gun controls, but not all physicians agree
January 7, 2019 - 9:48pm
January 3, 2019
One year after being diagnosed with terminal Stage IV metastatic breast cancer, Lisa Flynn is striving to enjoy every single day to the fullest. She's adapted a new diet, meditation and fitness routine to look and feel her best, and she's going about her days with an upbeat attitude and a strong focus on all the things she's grateful for. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago, Lisa Flynn is striving to keep fate in her favor, one day at a time
January 3, 2019 - 9:56am
November 1, 2018
Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds in the past 8 months by making some healthy lifestyle changes through Perham Health's Diabetes Prevention Program. He's also reduced his blood sugar levels and is no longer at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
November 1, 2018 - 9:12am
September 21, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist.
Slow down to give and receive kindness
September 21, 2018 - 8:06am
September 1, 2018
Lakes area yogis: Two yoga instructors meet at the PACC, forge a new mobile business called Cabin Fever Yoga
September 1, 2018 - 8:15am
July 11, 2018
The lone star tick transmits a rare allergy to red meat. About 50 cases have been diagnosed in Minnesota. The tick has been found in two North Dakota counties, but state health officials know of no cases of the red meat allergy, which is not a reportable condition.
Tick associated with red meat allergy in humans suspected in lakes country
July 11, 2018 - 1:02pm
June 30, 2018
Safe around water: A guide to preventing childhood drowning
June 30, 2018 - 9:00am