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 (1)
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 (1)
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 (1)
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 (2)
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 (7)
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 (8)
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)
If you don't use your smart phone or tablet as a health tool, here are three FREE apps to get you started: iTriage, for checking symptoms and locating nearby care facilities, North eCare for online diagnosis and treatment, and MyChart, for accessing personal health records, making appointments and more. Each is available for use on iOS and Android mobile devices.Comments (9)
North Memorial offers cutting edge technology in the form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that promises to revolutionize the detection of prostate cancer.Comments (6)
North Memorial’s lung cancer program has added new state-of-the-art bronchoscopy technology that will allow pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons to more easily reach small lung lesions.Comments (6)
Used for thousands of years, aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of pure essential oils derived from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit. It is used preventively as well as proactively during acute and/or chronic stages of illness or disease.Comments (139)
This is a light and delicious appetizer that can be made in a snap! There are several different versions of this recipe but many contain a lot more fat using regular mayonnaise. I think this is a very tasty version that is a lot healthier.Comments (31)
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 (3)