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Cancer patients and alternative therapies; Type 1 diabetes is misdiagnosed as Type 2

 Q: I’m undergoing radiation treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and things are going pretty well. But when I told my oncologist that I was taking supplements to get my strength back, he was upset with me for not telling him sooner. It all seems… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Can a stressful event trigger a heart attack? Tea pros and cons—herbal tea and true tea

 Q: I was divorced about six months ago (not amicably) and since then I intermittently feel a heaviness and pressure in my chest. So, is this all in my head or is this something I should have my doc look into? — Gary S., Hoboken, New Jersey A:… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

COACH TOM’S CORNER

Derailed? Quickly get back on track


 My last column discussed adhering to your chosen program when confronted with the inevitable discomfort. It takes time to form new habits and regular physical training and/or highly selective dietary plans (read: restrictive) do not initially l… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

High compliance with safety standards achieved

New MHD report helps mark Safe Drinking Water Week

Gov. Tim Walz proclaimed May 5-11 Safe Drinking Water Week in Minnesota. The proclamation stresses the importance of source water protection efforts around the state.A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) shows Minnesota’s state a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Link found between health care, poverty, race and premature death

Research shows certain deaths were potentially avoidable

New research from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) finds that during a five-year period one in five deaths of Minnesotans younger than 75 were potentially avoidable with effective and timely health care treatment. The study, Disparities in Pr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

COACH TOM’S CORNER

Aim for a little discomfort at first


 We’ve progressed over the last few weeks from conquering a negative mindset to engaging in positive actions and behaviors. You’ve started a diet or exercise program and are settling into a routine with a set of prescribed actions. At this poin… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Distracted driving laws make a difference; oral infections can spread through the body

 Q: My sister was stopped at a red light and was rear-ended by someone who was texting. She needed spinal surgery as a result. How can we get folks to stop texting and talking on the phone while they’re driving? — Bob Z., Clearwater, Florida A… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Coach Tom’s Corner

Today is a great day to get moving


 M y last few columns have been mostly about mindset; properly orienting toward success and/or overcoming limiting beliefs. Now it’s time to get you moving and today is a great day to start! I f you’re a beginner and unfamiliar with your options… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Concert series slated for 2019-2020 season

VIRGINIA — The annual membership campaign for the 2019-2020 season of the Arrowhead Concert Association starts on Monday, April 15, and continues through Friday, May 3. Concerts at all three locations (Ely, Hibbing and Virginia) are available only to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi Range College receives grant from IRRR

VIRGINIA — Mesabi Range College Early Childhood Program was recently awarded a grant for $42,392 from Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation (IRRR) to address the need to provide innovative solutions to grow educators in our most rural and remote ar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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