Health

Screening and preventing cancer



It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything you’re supposed to do to live a healthier life, so some folks just ignore their health. That’s why Dr. Steven Kuross, hemotologist/ oncologist at St. Mary’s Medical Center – Duluth… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Healthy beef dish



HTF Contributor Tim Restle shares this delicious beef dish, which is tasty and healthy:   Brazilian Grilled Flank Steak Barbecued meats (churrasco) are served in churrascarias, Brazilian barbecued-meat restaurants, with a salsa-like sauce as… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sensory Processing Disorder: What is it?



  What wakes you up or gives you an energy boost? Maybe it’s a shower or a cup of coffee. What relaxes you or calms you down? Maybe it’s a good book or a warm bath. Most of us automatically respond to our bodies needs. Let’s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Women’s Club tips on preventing muscle loss



All of us lose muscle as we age, and women start out with less muscle than men, so there are bigger consequences. If we don’t do the right kind of muscle-stimulating exercise regularly, our muscles start to deteriorate at a rate of over 10 percent … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Home Remedies & Recipes

Coconut Oil

  Besides the wonderful tropical aroma coconut oil eludes, there are many There are many health benefits of this oil, which consists of at least ninety- percent saturated fat! Most fatty acids are Medium Chain Triglycerides, which are supposed … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Carpal TUnnel Q. and A. with VRMC’s Dr. Kevin Cowens



Wondering if your hand and wrist pain is caused by carpal tunnel syndrome? Dr. Kevin Cowens, a neurologist at the Virginia Regional Medical Center, shares some information about this common ailment. What is the carpal tunnel? The carpal tunnel … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The low-down on Cholesterol



Cholesterol a waxy type of fat that is in your blood. Having too much of it can clog your arteries, which causes your blood pressure to rise, thus making your heart work overtime and put you in risk for a heart attack or stroke. For every 1 percent … Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis numbers on the rise



  According to the definition provided by Wikipedia, “Autism is a disorder of neural development that is characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior.” Asperger’s syndrome is consider… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

How does stress affect your body?



Our bodies are designed to deal with stress – just not too much of it. After all, it’s stress that causes our bodies to dump adrenaline into our bloodstream, which gives us the strength to fight an enemy or flee from a predator, whatever the situati… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Could you be a candidate for a clinical trial?



Could you be a candidate for a clinical trial? The Saint Mary’s/Duluth Clinic health system is seeking candidates for a number of different ongoing trials, from studies exploring new treatments for chronic angina in women or rheumatoid arthri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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