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September 8, 2017 RSS feed / Health

Using productive communication methods

Communication is fundamental to our relationships with others. There are different types of communication styles: aggressive, assertive, and passive. There are also subtypes of communication styles such as passive-aggressive. More...

Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee announces super snack challenge

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) Legacy Fund, in partnership with Newman’s Own Foundation, unveiled the Super Snack Challenge last week at the Minnesota State Fair. More...

Renewed accreditation for HCC nursing program

HIBBING – Hibbing Community College’s Program in Nursing was awarded a renewed full, 8-year accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.  More...

Essentia Health expands leadership roles, appoints chief strategy officer

NE MINNESOTA – Essentia Health has announced the appointment of Tracy Miland as a new chief strategy officer who will structure and oversee a systemic approach to strategy development. Miland will begin in early September.  More...

Essentia Health honors hospice patients with remembrance events

GRAND RAPIDS/MT. IRON – Essentia Health-St. More...

What is a biopsy? Is computer vision syndrome really a thing?

Q: My sister had a breast biopsy and said it was worse than her follow-up surgery. Then my husband had a lump on this neck biopsied and said it was nothing to write home about. So why the difference? More...

Tips to help make oral hygiene a part of your kids’ back-to-school routine

The beginning of a new school year is a perfect time to brush up on your kids’ oral hygiene and ensure best practices are part of their daily routines. More...

Minnesota adult obesity rate sees uptick in 2016

Minnesota’s obesity rate continues to hover slightly above 25 percent, going from 27.6 percent in 2014, to 26.1 percent in 2015 to 27.8 percent in 2016, according to data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).&n More...

Lake Country Power to sponsor Rachel’s Challenge in Virginia and Eveleth

GRAND RAPIDS – Each day 160,000 students do not go to school because they are bullied, teased and harassed. More...

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