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 (0)
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 (0)
Join us at Jeans, Jewels & Generations, a free annual event featuring health exhibits and fun activities for girls and women of all ages. Health experts from North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute will be on hand offering free vein screenings and to provide information on laser treatment (EVLT) for varicose veins.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 (0)
North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute cardiologists are proud to serve as the only cardiology group in the Twin Cities to perform Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT). EVLT is an effective method for eliminating varicose veins, a condition caused when the vein valves do not close correctly and allow blood to pool in the legs.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)
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 (0)
Illnesses that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines reduce the risk of infection by working with the body's natural defense to help it safely develop immunity to disease.Comments (0)
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 (0)