E-cig use spikes

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint High school student use of nicotine products has risen dramatically in the past 2 years and over 40 percent of students feel there is no harm in using an e-cigarette or vaping device.  On Sept.12, the Minnesota Department of Health issued a health warning on nicotine and e-cigarettes. Youth e-cigarette use […]

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Depression and Suicide: How Individuals and Communities Can Help

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint Depression is a mental illness that can affect people of any age, gender or socioeconomic status. Depression can cause feelings of persistent sadness and loss of interest. It can affect how a person thinks, feels, and acts, making it difficult to manage the day-to-day activities of life. Depression can follow a […]

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Make time by giving time

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintNeed more hours in your day? Give some away. Although it sounds illogical, researchers from Yale, Harvard and the Wharton School insist that sparing a few hours for others contributes to a sense of time affluence. “Spending time on others makes people feel like they have done a lot with their time—and […]

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Minnesota restaurant workers use social media to fight addiction

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintLast summer, Obediah O’Connor set up Last Call, a closed Facebook group where people who work in the restaurant industry can post freely and frankly about their struggles and triumphs with alcohol, drugs and addiction. “To be honest, establishing the page was a selfish act. It was for me. I wanted to […]

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Prescription & Non Prescription Drug Drop Box

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintDoing some fall cleaning this weekend? Remember to clean out your medicine cabinet too!  Kanabec County Prescription and Non-Prescription Drug Drop Box is located just inside the Jail Lobby and is accessible 24/7/365! A safe, convenient way to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medication!  The next DEA National Drug Take Back […]

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Hard alcohol ban ordered for most US, Canada fraternities

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintA ban intending to clamp down on hard liquor at frat house parties following pledge deaths last year has been ordered for most fraternities in the United States and Canada, unless the drinks are served by someone with a liquor license. All international and national fraternities of the North-American Interfraternity Conference have […]

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