A recent study found that 47% of South Dakota counties do not have mental health providers. So, the Southern Plains Behavioral Health Center in Winner became a saving grace for Lyn, who is diagnosed with schizophrenia.
An VA systems overhaul was announced Friday and revealed a new, centralized hospital would be built in Rapid City to serve area veterans’ needs, but at the expense of two historic campuses in western South Dakota.
Republican Senator Wayne Steinhauer brought a proposal that would have provided Medicaid eligibility for residents below 133% of the federal poverty level, essentially, those making $18,000 a year or less.
The Wyoming Department of Health has issued a statement claiming that Norovirus is likely among the reasons behind increased reports gastrointestinal-related illnesses that have been reported recently in Wyoming.
After a fight with ulcerative colitis and prognosis of one year to live, Rachel and Ross Pfeifle have done just about everything they can to start a family of their own and now, things are coming to fruition.
On Monday, the Drug Enforcement Administration issued a Public Safety Alert warning Americans of an alarming increase in availability of lethal fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine.
On Tuesday, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced that South Dakota and other states including California, Florida, New York, North Carolina, and Texas, have reached an agreement with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The state of California. New York City. Hospitals and nursing homes. Colleges and universities. Employers are putting COVID-19 vaccine requirements into place and it’s getting attention. But what happens if workers refuse?
President Joe Biden recently signed an executive order reinforcing that hospitals be transparent with their service prices. According to the nonprofit Patient Rights Advocate, only about 6% of hospitals in the United States are compliant with these new rules.
A judge overseeing the criminal trial of South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg is ordering medical providers to turn over their health records for the man killed when Ravnsborg struck him last year.
Since last Wednesday, South Dakota has seen an increase of 200 cases bringing the state’s total number to 124,948. Since Monday, the state of Wyoming has seen a 279 increase in COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of cases to 63,988.
Nationwide Drug related deaths jumped 30% in 2020, according to new data released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rise in deaths is attributed to an increased use of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid drug. However, there is not just one drug crisis in America but two.