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September 4, 2017
Compression stockings, sometimes referred to as pressure socks, gently squeeze your legs in a way that helps promote blood flow from the legs back toward the heart. (Dreamstime/TNS)
Tips for using compression stockings
September 4, 2017 - 7:57am
September 3, 2017
Nicole Anderson of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd watches as Dr. Sandra Hanon talks from the Twin Cities on a video device stroke doctors use to help medical professionals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Smile, you are on telehealth camera
September 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 2, 2017
Dr. Kurt Griffin   Submitted photo
Study aims to make life with diabetes a whole lot easier
September 2, 2017 - 12:40pm
September 1, 2017
In late August 2017, Howard Cronquist looks at a picture his wife, Sharon, holds of the two of them and Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center workers who helped him recover from a stroke last year. He was treated at the Brainerd hospital, by the local staff and a video-connected Twin Cities-based neurologist. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
September 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
Noelle stands in front of her scans from her most recent check up in July 2017. (Contributed)
Woman creates network for Minn., ND families dealing with hydrocephalus
September 1, 2017 - 10:20am
August 31, 2017
Lake trout (News Tribune file photo)
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
August 31, 2017 - 7:23pm
Hot or cold compresses can help reduce the effects of breast tenderness.
Home remedies: Tending to breast tenderness
August 31, 2017 - 12:07pm
August 29, 2017
Smoking cessation efforts show progress — there are now more ex-smokers than smokers, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ex-smokers now outnumber smokers
August 29, 2017 - 8:38am
Kris Stonemark, 52, of Esko works out with trainer Caroline Higgins at 9Round, a compact gym where exercisers jump rope, punch a double-ended bag or box in Duluth. Stonemark likes the fact that 9Round trainers are on hand to encourage her, and that it’s individualized. (Clint Austin /
'Dripping in sweat': Participants talk up the short but intense workout of kickbox fitness
August 29, 2017 - 5:00am
Health Notes for Aug. 29, 2017
August 29, 2017 - 4:19am
Fried/Roasted Cauliflower Rice is a great alternative to traditional fried rice.
Nutrition: Cut calories and carbs with cauliflower rice
August 29, 2017 - 4:00am
August 28, 2017
New executives named at Essentia Health
August 28, 2017 - 11:57pm
August 25, 2017
Experts suggest eating a balanced meal a few hours before pumping iron or hitting the trail. Avoid fats, limit fiber and include a variety of natural carbs from grains, fruits and milk. (Dreamstime/TNS)
These foods will fuel your workout
August 25, 2017 - 2:39pm
Woman and alarm clock in bed
Sleep genes: Heredity plans bigger role in need for sleep
August 25, 2017 - 10:38am
August 22, 2017
Don’t think you have to run a marathon or be an elite athlete.
6 tips to keep you motivated for exercise
August 22, 2017 - 12:36pm