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March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. It is a good time to stop and think whether you and your loved ones are up to date on colon cancer screening. Taking a few simple steps can save lives. A startling fact is that colon cancer...Comments (0)
Osteoporosis occurs mostly in people over 50. Calcium is vital for bone health. Milk, yogurt, cheese, calcium-fortified soy milk, cereal and fruit juice are good sources.Comments (4)
NBC news anchor Brian Williams shared during a broadcast that he will undergo knee replacement surgery -- a procedure that takes places place at least 650,000 times annually in the United States.Comments (5)
North Memorial Trauma Services and North Memorial Speech Pathology have partnered to
offer an Acute Concussion Clinic which serves patients who have ongoing symptoms related to a concussion within the preceding 30 days.
Are you and your family concerned about the impact of your weight on your health? North Memorial Medical Center now offers an integrated bariatric surgery program to provide comprehensive care, management and planning for surgical weight loss for qualified patients.Comments (1)
With school starting, school lunches are back on parents’ "to do" lists. Packing a sack lunch is one way to ensure that your child will have a nutritious mid-day meal, and even a healthy snack or two. Good nutrition is essential for your child to have a productive day at school. Here are some great ideas for healthy lunches.Comments (0)