Health

Duluth Clinic-Virginia Lab Director Receives Honor



Kent Froberg, lab director, Duluth Clinic-Virginia. Submitted photo. M. Kent Froberg, M.D., the laboratory director at Duluth Clinic-Virginia and a regional pathologist for SMDC Medical Center, was recently honored with a diploma of honor by the Ass… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Fourth graders receive free bicycle-riding helmets



Helmets were distributed to 250 fourth graders in Virginia, Eveleth, Mt. Iron, and Gilbert through a grant from the VRMC Foundation. GILBERT – Dr. Winston Shandorf and staff from the VRMC In patient Rehab Care Center gave presentations on brai… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dustin Damm Memorial Walk for Mental Illness




 On Thursday, May 20, we will be holding our 2nd annual Dustin Damm Memorial Walk to raise funds for persons who struggle with major mental illness in our area. There will be 50 drawings for prizes, speakers who support those with mental illnes… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Learning takes more than just brain power




Have you been told your child is having trouble in school? Have you heard statements like he/she just doesn’t pay attention? Are you constantly getting calls from the school saying your child is once again in trouble, but he/she is usually a g… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Reiki: The gentle healing art



What is Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese word meaning universal life energy. It is a gentle method of hands-on healing that taps into the energy referred to as ki in Japan, chi in China, and prana in India. The practice of Reiki is based on the teaching o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Taconite Workers Health Study info meeting scheduled



University of Minnesota Taconite Workers Health Study research team will hold informational meetings Tuesday, May 11 in Hibbing and Virginia for taconite workers. The presentation is: “Respiratory Health Survey of Taconite Workers and Spous… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

How to prepare yourself for a healthy pregnancy




 Did you know that taking good care of yourself prior to pregnancy and in the early weeks after conception can significantly improve your chances of delivering a healthy baby? This is very true because the developing baby and placenta are very … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Being active at any size



If you are a large person, you may face some special challenges when it comes to being active. You may feel self-conscious, you may not be able to bend or move like everyone else and it may be hard to find clothes or equipment for exercising. Facing… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Trans Fats

The Dietary Department at the Virginia Regional Medical Center shares information about trans fatty acids and the dangers they pose to heart health.

What are trans fatty acids? rans fatty acids (or trans fats) are formed when liquid vegetable oils are made solid through the process of partial hydrogenation, which is the simple addition of hydrogen. Because trans fat is more solid than oil, it is… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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.


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