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Approaches differ in joint replacement
14 min 58 sec ago
May 18, 2017
Laura Judd and four-year-old son Kiran play a card game of Kiran’s devising in the family’s home on Thursday. Kiran has neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that affects one in 3,000 people. Families in the area affected by NF are conducting a “Shine a Light on NF” event on Saturday in Enger Park. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Duluth families come together in battle with neurofibromatosis
May 18, 2017 - 9:23pm
May 16, 2017
A growing number of hospitals are  offering essential oils to patients to help manage pain, nausea and anxiety. Although research on the therapeutic benefits of essential oils is not conclusive, oil enthusiasts swear by their power. thinkstock.com
Omnipresent oils: The use, accessibility of essential oil grows in hospitals, stores
May 16, 2017 - 5:00am
Health Notes for May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017 - 3:05am
There are many types of flour, and to get the best nutritional bang for your buck, use whole-wheat flour. thinkstock.com
NUTRITION: Flours can add nutritional value
May 16, 2017 - 3:00am
May 15, 2017
When a cellphone, laptop computer or smartwatch makes a noise, it produces mental and physical reactions in people. The reaction is so ingrained, it can kick in without a prompt, called "phantom rings." thinkstock.com
'Perpetual awareness': Your dinging, buzzing, vibrating phone is stressing you out — and so is its silence
May 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
 Lifting weights burns as many calories per hour, and gives the benefit of building muscle mass. thinkstock.com
Know the benefits of weightlifting before excluding it
May 15, 2017 - 11:14am
May 12, 2017
The clothing manufacturer Toad&Co. has created a blanket that will help keep biting nuisances away when you’re enjoying the outdoors. (Handout/TNS)
Debug Ground Cover helps eliminate insects from camping
May 12, 2017 - 6:05pm
May 11, 2017
Why are kidney stones so painful?
May 11, 2017 - 8:28pm
May 10, 2017
Overall, almost half of all pregnancies and 75 percent of pregnancies in women over 40 years of age are unplanned. If you don't want to become pregnant, using effective birth control until you are truly menopausal is very important. (Mark Aplet/Dreamstime/TNS)
Women's wellness: Do I still need birth control?
May 10, 2017 - 4:09pm
Mom and daughter getting ready before going to the beach putting some sunblock on
How to protect yourself from the sun and spot signs of skin cancer
May 10, 2017 - 1:55pm
May 9, 2017
Jeremy Perrett, a psychotherapist for the Human Development Center in Duluth, demonstrates the use of "teleprescence" with Cecilia Bloomquist (in Two Harbors), a psychotherapist and program manager for HDC for Two Harbors Friday afternoon. The Center uses teleprescence to provide mental health services to remote places in the region as well as allowing therapists to consult with one another. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
The therapist is online
May 9, 2017 - 5:00am
Dry onions can be yellow, white or red, and they usually have a stronger flavor than fresh or sweet onions. thinkstock.com
NUTRITION: Celebrate the onion as 'Vegetable of the Year'
May 9, 2017 - 3:52am
Health Notes for May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017 - 3:45am
May 8, 2017
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Study: North Shore women who switched fish meals lowered mercury
May 8, 2017 - 8:14pm