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Led by board-certified dermatologist, Neil Shah, MD, Clarus Dermatology can do everything from acne treatment and scar repair to skin cancer treatment and reconstructive surgery.Comments (0)
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 (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 (0)
North Memorial’s Joint Replacement Center and Twin Cities Orthopedics are partnering to offer a free joint replacement seminar on osteoarthritis, overall joint health and the innovative anterior hip replacement approach.Comments (0)
North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute (HVI) will offer free* vein screenings at
Oakdale Obstetrics & Gynecology’s upcoming women’s health and wellness event:
Balance Your Life.
North Memorial and Urology Associates are offering a men’s health seminar about treatment options for erectile dysfunction & enlarged prostate.Comments (4)
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 (0)
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)