This week marks the one-year anniversary since Angelina Jolie penned her op-ed article in the New York Times sharing her extensive family history of breast and ovarian cancer while also detailing her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy. In the year since the article ran...Comments (2)
We are proud to be the presenting sponsor of Robbinsdale's inaugural half marathon, the Birdtown, on May 17! Proceeds from The Birdtown Half Marathon will go to the Heart of Robbinsdale Community Foundation.Comments (1)
Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis is hosting a Car Seat Inspection Event where nationally certified technicians can help you properly install your child’s car seat or have your current seat inspected for safety.Comments (5)
Fortunately, residents of the northwest metro can have it all—a level of expertise that’s nationally recognized, at a location that’s likely to be right around the corner, and easy to access.Comments (3)
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 (0)
North Memorial and Urology Associates are offering a men’s health seminar about treatment options for erectile dysfunction & enlarged prostate.Comments (5)
Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer fatalities. Colonoscopy is a procedure to detect and remove polyps, reducing the risk of cancer. If you are over 50 you should be screened. Read more.Comments (6)
Join North Memorial and Birdtown Café on Friday, March 28 to help contribute to one of the most important services we can offer our loved ones: hospice care.Comments (1)
Our new Nurse Midwife Program is pleased to welcome board-certified nurse midwife, Brigette Mastel, CNM to program.Comments (0)
SafeJourney, a program serving North Memorial Medical Center and Maple Grove Hospital, helps patients and individuals in the community who are experiencing domestic abuse. Volunteer advocates are needed to provide a listening ear, support, safety planning, information and referral.Comments (1)
Emergency physicians Benjamin Knutson, MD, and Marc Conterato, MD, spoke with Twin Cities reporters this past week about winter-related health injuries – specifically, frost bite and snow blower mishaps.Comments (0)
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.
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.Comments (0)
About 1 in 8 women born in the United States today will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her life. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s a great opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of diligent screenings for early detection.Comments (0)
Invite your family and friends to join us for a Party in Pink Zumbathon from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday Oct. 12 at Manor Park, Robbinsdale.Comments (0)