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COACH TOM’S CORNER

Embrace those positive experiences


 Today’s column is the third of three where I exhort you to, broadly speaking, get out there and play. I want you to take an action to initiate a process whereby you will eventually realize a want or a need. Lose weight, workout, go dancing, mee… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

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Establish realistic expectations


 In my last column, I asked what your hold-up might be. Today I’d like to extend that discussion to your expectations. We expect that specific actions deliberately taken will have certain results. For example, restrictive diets should result in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

How to keep anxiety and PTSD at bay; treating children who have sleep disorders

 Q: My husband escaped a house fire a couple of years ago. Everything turned out OK, as far as physical health and insurance went, but now, he sees a potential catastrophe around every turn. What can be done to get him back to his old self? — J… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

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Start today making positive changes


 Tom Duffy is the owner of Good Sports Fitness, a wellness, fitness & athletic-conditioning business based in Babbitt, MN. Email: tom.duffy@gmx.com. I’m kind of all over the coaching map these days. Ice sports are winding down, snow sports … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Removing lead from drinking water could provide $8B benefit

State experts project $4 billion cost for removing all lead

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) yesterday released a report showing that removing all lead from drinking water infrastructure could cost just over $4 billion, but the benefits to public health and the economy could reach more than $8 billion… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Weighing the pros and cons of keto


 I’ve had the topic of the Keto Diet come up in weight-loss related conversation more frequently of late. This approach tends to pop in and out of favor and seems to be gaining in popularity again. The Keto (short for Ketogenic) Diet is a high f… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VSO makes donation to VA hospital

 Essentia Health-Virginia received a donation in the amount of $9,362 from the Volunteer Service Organization (VSO) to purchase patient transport chairs to be used across their facility. Pictured (front, l. to r.) are Laura Mathieu, VSO vice pre… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Treatment for benign enlargement of the prostate now offered at Essentia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an age-associated enlargement of the prostate gland that can cause difficulty urinating. It affects more than 3 million men in the U.S. each year. Essentia Health now offers patients suffering from BPH a new proc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Essentia Health-Virginia honors clinical assistant for upholding values

Pictured (l. to r.) are: Kelly Hujanen, former supervisor; Sheila Winters, clinical assistant; Jane Teasck, nursing director; and Sam Stone, campus administrator. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – The Virginia Values Committee at Essentia Health-Virginia re… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Essentia Health-Int’l Falls Clinic welcomes family medicine physician

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – Dr. Jacelyn Davidson, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health-International Falls Clinic in International Falls. In addition to caring for patients of all ages, Dr. Davidson will also provide prenatal care fo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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