During the opening day of the U.S. Attorney's Violent Crime and Human Trafficking Conference on Tuesday, Brendan Johnson said nurses, social workers and doctors may come in contact with sex trafficking victims before a detective or police officer ever gets a chance to talk to that person.
Public employees in South Dakota receive more valuable coverage than their privately- and federally-insured counterparts on average, but a new study says most other states in the nation have richer plans for their civil servants.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has named Sanford Health an NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) community site and awarded it a five-year grant totaling more than $7.1 million to recruit participants for cancer clinical trials, quality of life studies and cancer-care delivery research.
Health care coverage remains a priority for Senator Tim Johnson as he prepares to leave office.
Brookings Health System was awarded its second Women’s Choice award for this year. WomenCertified, Inc., named Brookings Health System as one of the 2014 America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience.
Avera is starting construction on a $16.5 million medical office building in Mitchell.
Those looking to diminish facial lines and rejuvenate their skin do not have to go far to get the results they want. Certified Nurse Practitioner Tonya Froehlich recently became certified to perform dermal fillers, which will be offered through Näva Medical Spa in Brookings.
St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck is pursuing an affiliation with the Catholic Health Initiatives nonprofit.
Brookings Supports Breastfeeding, a joint effort between Brookings Health System, SDSU and the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce, is making the effort to raise awareness of the importance of promoting and supporting breastfeeding here in Brookings businesses.
Minnesota lawmakers are welcoming news that prices on Minnesota's health insurance exchange may be released ahead of schedule.
Summer provides the opportunity for children to focus on expanding their skills and getting involved in new activities.
Denise Mesteth says she's hopeful but skeptical her new health insurance through the Affordable Care Act can help her and other Native Americans who otherwise rely on free government health care.
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