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Health eMinutes is North Memorial's health blog, featuring health and wellness tips and updates on news and events around North Memorial. Every other month, we distribute an email update featuring content updates -- sign up at right to join our distribution list.


Diabetes is on the Rise

by North Memorial

One out of every three Minnesota adults has diabetes or pre-diabetes. A well-balanced meal plan, healthy weight and regular physical activity are essential to managing and preventing diabetes. Food choices matter a lot when you have diabetes. Attend a Shop Healthy...

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What Does a Concussion Look Like?

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Nearly 3,000 Minnesota high school athletes suffered sports-related concussions in the past school year according to the state Department of Health. While only five percent resulted in severe symptoms that lingered for more than two weeks, early detection is essential...

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Have a Healthy, Safe Halloween

by North Memorial

One day of splurging on a few candy bars isn’t a bad thing but avoid over-indulgence. Set some rules and discuss balance and moderation with your kids. For example, limit candy to one or two pieces per day and combine eating a treat with a healthy snack like fruit...

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Pink October

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Landmark buildings turn pink at night and seas of pink walkers can be found around the country throughout the month of October in support of breast cancer awareness. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. And early detection is critical...

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New Immunization Laws Protect Everyone

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New Minnesota vaccine laws took effect September 1, 2014 and require younger children in day care and early-childhood programs to get hepatitis A and B shots. The new law also requires seventh-graders to get the meningococcal vaccination and an additional pertussis (whooping cough) booster.

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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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