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Affordable Care Act: Health Care at the Crossroads By: 01/13/2014 @ 11:59am

Leroy Hodge was devastated when he received a letter notifying him that his health insurance was being cancelled. Six months earlier, the Hamill, South Dakota, farmer…

Gain a Healthy Aptitude By: 03/16/2014 @ 10:04pm

Steve Licht tries to maintain a healthy lifestyle. He gets regular, year-round exercise in his livestock operation…

4 health insurance paths taken By: 01/13/2014 @ 12:12pm

Health insurance reform expands range of employment choicesCarolyn and John Sheridan are exploring their options…

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Waste not, want not By: 02/24/2014 @ 10:32am

As a wife and mother, I typically face two divergent household food-management issues. When I open the refrigerator door, I either don’t have the necessary ingredients to make the meal that I’ve planned…

Canning fresh produce this winter By: 01/08/2014 @ 6:10pm

It's the dead of winter, but that doesn't mean the season of canning fresh produce is over. With the use of hoop houses, cold weather crops, and other methods of prolonging the growing season there…

Redneck Run By: 10/14/2013 @ 7:49pm

Fun runs and 5Ks are no longer rare in farm and rural areas. The upcoming Redneck Run offers a unique family fun experience with an unmistakable farm flavor.This 5K+ obstacle race takes place Saturday…

Untangling Health Care Reform: Part 2 By: 10/14/2013 @ 7:35pm

The new Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business. It’s designed to offer you affordable choices and to allow you to make side-by-side comparisons of plan costs and benefits. The employer mandate…

Extending Safe Care And Awareness By: 09/30/2013 @ 2:48am

    Extending Safe Care And Awareness     The World Health Organization, International Confederation of Midwives, and the International Federation of Gynecology and…

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