Health

Overcoming barriers to weight loss



The tendency to gain weight can differ from one person to another due to pre-existing factors including genetic makeup, environment, cultural background and some medical conditions. In most cases it is possible to overcome these barriers and success… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Occupational therapy helps individuals live life to the fullest

True Care Therapy to hold open house

Occupational therapy enables people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. It is a practice deeply rooted in science and is evidence-based, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SPRING GARDENING

CREATES RISK FOR INJURIES

his year’s early snow melt has me   thinking of all the green things that grow in my garden. Anticipating the smell of fresh turned dirt, I sift through seed catalogs picking my favorites. Digging, hoeing, dividing plants, and making… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Does my child need stitches?

SMDC doctors answer questions

Physicians in the St. Mary’s/Duluth Clinic health care system occasionally answer questions from the public via their website. Here is a sampling of some recent questions, reprinted with permission from SMDC. I’m 3 months pregnant and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Child and teen checkups



Child and teen checkups (C&TC) are preventive health care benefits for children ages birth through 20 who have Minnesota Care or Medical Assistance that provides preventive health visits with the child’s doctor or primary clinic. Help with fi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VRMC celebrates Certified Nurses Day



Virginia Regional Medical Center is celebrating Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring its board certified nurses. The following nurses are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care: … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Range Respite raises funds to help family caregivers



Range Respite, a small non-profit agency that assists Family Caregivers, recently completed its annual Poinsettia Fundraiser, selling 555 poinsettias to local businesses and individuals. Nearly $4,000 was raised to fund services provided to Iron Ra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spectrum announces Carefree Living of Cook open house



Spectrum Health Company will have an Open House of their new 34-bed Carefree Living building in Cook from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 8 at 151 4th Street SE, in Cook. The assisted living and memory care facility will employ 20-25. Spectr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eating together good for kids



Surveys show families believe it’s very important to eat together. However, between work schedules and kids’ activities, getting everyone to the table and serving a nutritious meal takes planning. In families that eat together, both the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spring break

health & safety tips

Make this year’s spring break memorable by having fun and helping yourself, your friends, and others stay safe and healthy. Do you have a student in your family planning a Spring Break adventure? Sharing this info would be a thoughtful gesture! Li… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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