Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

health

January 29, 2019
Crow Wing Energized to host health summit
January 29, 2019 - 9:30am
January 20, 2019
Community members exchange ideas for a new tobacco coalition in the Crow Wing County area at an inaugural informational meeting at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Minnesota Department of Health, Crow Wing County, Crow Wing Energized and their partners are supporting community-driven solutions to create tobacco-free environments and promote quitting tobacco use. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
January 20, 2019 - 3:00am
January 18, 2019
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (left) gives an update Tuesday, Jan. 15, to the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting about Crow Wing Energized's latest efforts to improve the health and wellness of county residents. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Energized promotes Health & Wellness Summit
January 18, 2019 - 12:17pm
December 20, 2018
Andrea Lund (left), Dr. Heidi Malling of Essentia Health, Steve Anderson and Diane Saumer Guidi tickle the ivories Nov. 26 at the inaugural gathering of a new dementia choir in the Brainerd lakes area at Zion Lutheran Church. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Organizers of local dementia choir sing its praises: Studies suggest music and memory are linked
December 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 25, 2018
Crow Wing Energized to host workplace wellness conference
November 25, 2018 - 2:30am
November 21, 2018
Community invitation to focus on childhood trauma and solutions
November 21, 2018 - 9:30am
November 20, 2018
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
November 20, 2018 - 2:30pm
November 18, 2018
Tom Gonzalez, Bridges of Hope Self-Healing Communities Project co-coordinator, explains a proactive approach to improving intergenerational health in the Brainerd lakes area with Bridges of Hope Executive Director Kassie Heisserer by his side Nov. 5. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
November 18, 2018 - 5:00am
November 9, 2018
A complex cancer diagnosis left Desiree Thoemke, 31 and a single mother of two children, dealing with cancer and paralysis. Recovering and getting further treatments, she was transferred from the Mayo Clinic to the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby to be closer to family. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Desiree Thoemke's health deteriorated rapidly. Determining the cause was wrapped up in a complex and uncommon case.
November 9, 2018 - 7:00am
October 21, 2018
Lakewood Health to host joint pain seminar
October 21, 2018 - 10:30am
October 16, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota attorney general files insulin pricing lawsuit
October 16, 2018 - 1:29pm
September 24, 2018
Photo illustration by Gary Meader, gmeader@duluthnews.com
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
September 24, 2018 - 8:25pm
September 21, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist.
Slow down to give and receive kindness
September 21, 2018 - 8:06am
September 20, 2018
Kristin Day maintained extreme enthusiasm right up to the moment she went under the knife to donate a kidney to a friend.
Pine River woman donates kidney to new friend
September 20, 2018 - 4:00am
September 8, 2018
These sheep being raised at Harvest Hope Farm in north Moorhead, Minn., could hold the key for a cure for Huntington's disease. Contributed photo / Anne Adolphson of Click by Anne Photography
Moorhead family raising sheep they hope could be key to Huntington's disease cure
September 8, 2018 - 8:33am