Health

What’s a carb crash and how to avoid it; staying motivated

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 Q: I have a healthy breakfast every morning—granola, almond-milk yogurt and fruit, but by 10:30 a.m., I am feeling exhausted. It’s like my blood sugar is low. I have to eat something sweet to perk back up. (I don’t have diabetes.) What’s going … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Donate blood in August for a chance to win state fair tickets

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REGIONAL — Amid the ongoing challenges of recruiting blood donors during the COVID-19 pandemic, local nonprofit Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) is facing a shortage of blood and platelet donations. Appointments can be made online at www.mbc.org or by ca… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Making migraines manageable; information on COVID-19 vaccinations

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 Q: My migraine medication, which combines caffeine, acetaminophen and codeine, doesn’t help enough. What can I do—beyond medications—that might?—Gini K., Cedar Rapids, Iowa A: Did you know that the World Health Organization says migraine is th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Be wary of stem cell treatments; blood pressure meds help with dementia

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 Q: I’m considering having my own stem cells injected into me to improve physical and mental problems that I am having post-COVID-19 infection. What do you think? —James D., Huntington, New York A: There’s been a lot of talk about using what ar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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Combine stretching with massage for increased flexibility


  Here we are in the middle of summer, with lots of sunshine, bringing many opportunities to be active. Or, should I say the sunshine gives us more incentive to want to be outside enjoying it. By enjoying it, I mean, it could come in the form of t… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Adjusting to life as the world opens up; checkups can give a sense of wellbeing

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  Q: I know things are loosening up, and where I live, most folks have been vaccinated, but I still feel kind of scared and depressed and can’t quite step back into regular life. Any suggestions? —Rory F., Westfield, New Jersey North A: Lots of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Medical ramifications of sleep talking; ways statin drugs can impact your health

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 Q: My partner has started talking in his sleep—a lot. Is it a sign of anxiety or something physically wrong? It’s ruining my sleep, and it can’t be good for his. How can I help him stop? —Jessica S., San Francisco A: Sleep talking is both comm… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Essentia Health hires new audiologist

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Amy Rothermel, Au.D.VIRGINIA — Amy Rothermel, Doctor of Audiology, is now welcoming new patients at the Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic. “After moving around the country for the last 25 years with my military spouse and our family, we were ready to r… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vaccine safety update; family meal plans that work for everyone

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 Q: With all the conflicting stuff I hear about the COVID-19 vaccines (which I got), I am wondering if it’s really safe to get my young kids vaccinated when they are available. What do you think?—Jaylee J., Pine Plains, New York A: First off, c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Clean Life Family opens new Hibbing location

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 I never thought I would be opening a second location for Clean Life Family so soon. It is located in the Salute Studio at 106 E. 23rd St. in Hibbing. I am so thrilled to be helping another community learn how to heal their bodies from the insid… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]


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