PNS Daily Newscast - March 23, 2017
In focus on our nationwide rundown: President Trump takes to the phone in last minute attempts to urge GOP members to back Ryancare; We take a closer look at what A.C.A. repeal could mean to the health of kids in North Carolina; plus an unusual plea from New York millionaires – please raise our taxes.
PIERRE, S.D. - Two South Dakota companies and a city are being honored today for taking steps to become some of the healthiest workplaces in the state. The American Heart Association is designating Avera Health and Dakotacare as platinum level fit friendly workplaces, while the City of Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The U.S. Veterans Administration has proposed closing its medical facility in Hot Springs, South Dakota, after a decade of slowly moving services out of the area. In response, the "Save the VA" committee has organized, working to keep and expand veterans' services in southwest So
Sioux Falls, SD - Making a New Year's resolution to improve health and reduce the risk of serious disease or cancer can be a challenge; it can be difficult to sift through all the information available. The American Cancer Society hopes to simplify things for South Dakotans with a new tool. Angie Ba
Watertown, SD – More than 50 after-school programs in 30 South Dakota communities will take part in a nationwide rally this week. The goal of "Lights on Afterschool" events is to bring children, parents and community leaders together to raise public awareness about the critical need for after-
Sioux Falls, SD – Gotta smoke? If you want to ditch the habit, you have plenty of company, and the time is ripe. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70 percent of the 48 million adults who smoke want to quit. So the American Lung Association, which lists smoking as the