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Doctors say the average human body temperature is cooling down

Doctors say the average human body temperature is cooling down. 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit has been accepted as the average body temperature since 1851, but new studies show the correct number is now closer to 97.5 degrees. Visits to the doctor routinely include taking the patient's temperature. Providers say that the newly discovered decrease in average body temperature does not affect their everyday practice.

Doctors say the average human body temperature is cooling down

Dickinson Receives Best of the Western Edge Awards

The Dickinson Press recently announced the 2020 Best of the Western Edge Award Winners, as voted on by the public through The Dickinson Press website.

CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson is pleased to announce the following awards:

Best of the Western Edge Award

Ermann Named New President at CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson

Dickinson, ND - CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson is pleased to announce that William “Bill” Ermann has accepted the position of President at CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson and will officially begin his duties and responsibilities on Monday, January 27, 2020.

Ermann Named New President

CHI St. Alexius Dickinson Receives ND Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Quality Excellence Award

CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson Medical Center Receives 2019 ND Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Quality Excellence Award

The ND Stroke Taskforce Proudly Recognizes CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson’s commitment to quality stroke care

CHI St. Alexius Health First to Offer an Exclusive Human Milk Diet for NICU Patients

CHI St. Alexius Health, one of the largest Level III neonatal intensive care units (NICU) in the state, anticipates improved outcomes for the extremely premature infants with the introduction of an exclusive human milk diet (EHMD)[i] featuring nutritional fortifiers made from 100 percent donor breastmilk instead of cow milk. Keeping extremely premature infants off cow milk-based nutrition has shown to reduce complications[ii], improve health and reduce the length of stay[iii] in the NICU.

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North Dakota Hospitals Graded

November 27, 2019

Health is a priority on everyone’s list. Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit, released this year’s grade of hospitals across the state. They issue rankings based on how hospitals protect patients from injuries, infections or other errors. In North Dakota, they took a look at CHI St. Alexius, Sanford Health and Trinity Health.

CHI St. Alexius received a ‘B’ grading, the highest in the region.

North Dakota Hospitals Graded

Open for Discussion: The Impacts of the Internet

November 26, 2019

The impact of what you see or play online might not be your first thought when opening an app or grabbing a controller. However, experts say what people expose themselves to online has the potential for detrimental side effects. It's the age of electronic technology. Psychiatrists say more and more people are engaging in online gaming and social media.

The Impacts of the Internet

Remembering the victims of 2018 Air Medical plane crash

It's been one year since three first responders on an errand of mercy died in a plane crash in Morton County. Many are still wondering how the plane broke apart in the air. The National Transportation Safety Board hasn't released its final crash report. Last year in its preliminary report, the NTSB confirmed there was no explosion or plane fire. The wreckage was scattered for nearly a mile. CHI St. Alexius honored the three victims alongside family and friends with a monument on the outside of the south entrance of the hospital.

Remembering the Victims