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Keeping Our Communities Healthy

by North Memorial

Our core, daily work revolves around our mission to give our patients and their families compassionate, remarkable care. But our efforts go beyond the walls of our facilities – we believe that building strong, healthy and safe communities is also part of our work...

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Healthy Strategies for Holiday Weight Management

by North Memorial

Karen Palmer, a Registered Dietician at North Memorial, offers several great tips for holiday weight management:

  • Take each day/function one at a time and strive to tackle each one individually instead of the total holiday season.
  • Avoid empty-stomach syndrome. Never go to a holiday party on an empty stomach.
  • One trip to the buffet. Choose a small plate also.

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Partnership for Change Promotes Awareness, and Prevention of, Prescription Drug Abuse

by North Memorial

Based at North Memorial Medical Center, Partnership for Change is a local coalition of youth, parents, schools, law enforcement, and community groups that are working together to reduce drug use among youth and young adults in northwest Hennepin County. The organization's effort to heighten awareness around prescription drug abuse was recently featured on Channel 12, Northwest Community Television News, Fox 9 News and KARE 11 News.

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