Health in Minneapolis, MN

Half of the United States was dealing with a massive heatwave stretching from the Midwest through the East Coast on Friday and into Saturday as temperatures reach nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C. and several other major cities, according to USA Today. Meteorologist David Roth of the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center said the warm air is likely to continue with little overnight relief from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning. “There are 124 million

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, but it is also survivable when caught early. To find skin cancer early, you need to know what to look for.

The United Nation's health agency warned the possibility of the Ebola outbreak spreading from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the region "remains very high" after it declared the ongoing epidemic a "public health emergency of international concern" on Wednesday, according to STAT News. The declaration was issued just weeks before the one-year anniversary of the declaration that an outbreak was underway, with more than 2,500 cases reported over the last 12 months and the death toll

President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to replace the spire with a "modern" design. ...

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused British forces of "theft" and "piracy" after authorities seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar while vowing Iran would not "leave such evil deeds unanswered," according to The Independent. The comments were made during a televised address on Tuesday as tensions continued to simmer about the UAE-based Gulf oil tanker, the MT Riah, which went missing on Saturday while traveling through the Strait of Hormuz. A United States defense

As summer temperatures rise, so does your risk of dehydration. These tips will help you stay hydrated.

UMD's Research Vessel Blue Heron offers free tours and a talk on July 19
The public is invited to tour UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory’s research vessel, the Blue Heron, on Friday, July 19. The ship will be docked in the Twin Ports Harbor near the Great Lakes Aquarium, 353 Harbor Drive. This Large Lakes Observatory (LLO) event, LLO Science on Deck, is free and runs from noon–4 pm.
In addition to the tour, attendees will have the opportunity to meet a number UMD…

Add your favorite berries to this delicious and healthy salad. Also, greek yogurt has about twice as much protein as regular yogurt. Protein helps to make you feel full for longer.

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling It didn’t take long for President Donald Trump to report a record $105 million haul in the second quarter, which will add fuel to his re-election bid. Tweeting, “Record breaking!” and “Eye-popping numbers,” Trump had good reason to boast. So did the Republican National Committee. It announced: “It showed the incredible strength of support for the President, his policies and successes.” Fox News, which some say has practically sold itself like a

Allina Health’s newest clinic in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis will open on July 9. Located in the heart of Uptown, the new Allina Health Greenway Clinic is conveniently situated in the popular Minneapolis neighborhood where many Twin Cities residents live, work and play.

Hennepin County Public Health's Red Door Clinic is seeking a Naloxone Distribution Coordinator who will be responsible for health education and direct service in individual and community level capacities with a program specialty area of harm reduction and opioid overdose prevention specific to injection drug use (IDU).Location and hours:This position is housed at the Hennepin County Public Health Clinic at 525 Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55415…

Even the tiniest of details matter when you are trying to attract new patients and drive business growth. Nothing highlights this better than one detail tha

[NPR, July 5, 2019] When Mary Kay Gilbert saw her doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, she wasn’t surprised to receive a prescription for an antibiotic cream. But Gilbert, 54, a nurse and health consultant, was shocked when her physician clicked on the desktop computer and told Gilbert the medicine would cost $30 on her Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan
“I was like, ‘Wow — that’s pretty cool that you know that information,’ ” she recalled telling the…

It's summer, and the Land of 10,000 Lakes is a great place to swim and play. As your family enjoys the pools and lakes, make sure you know the difference between swimmer's ear and a middle ear infection.

Every year, we see patients who are diagnosed with Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. One thing many of them have in common is that they don't recall being bitten by a tick. These illnesses are often caused by deer ticks in the nymph stage—the ones that are hardest to see.

LEVII & Co. is one of the new Minnesota makers at Rose and Loon, and its founder Alon Nachmias is working to bring back the dapper man.

You can have an occasional treat if you eat healthful foods regularly. Eat sweets in moderation and enjoy every bite.

Traveling around the world meeting opticians might look easy from where you are
sitting but some days are better than others....and today was amazing
I got up at 5.30am and strolled through Gastown to catch my ride.
Like an excited schoolboy I climbed into the Harbour Air sea plane and sat
behind the pilot. As the sun came up.........
Spent the morning in Victoria with some great opticians but today's blog
is more about modes of transport than optics.
After lunch over-looking the…

CDC warns pool goers of fecal parasite
[KARE 11, July 2, 2019] Health officials are asking Americans to take precautions over reports that cryptosporidium, a fecal parasite that can be transmitted via swimming pools, is on the rise. It causes cryptosporidiosis, which can leave healthy adults suffering from “profuse, watery diarrhea” for as long as three weeks. The effects can be worse for children, pregnant women…

On Wednesday we looked at the trial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, charged with war crimes in the death of an ISIS militant in Iraq in 2017. Chief Gallagher was found not guilty of the most serious crimes, including murder, but was convicted of posing with the corpse of the militant for a picture. When the time came for sentencing, it went mostly as anticipated, with a couple of exceptions. (Fox News) Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher will have his rank

y of autoantibody biomarkers of inflammatory demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system (aquaporin-4 IgG and myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein IgG) and the recognition that, despite some overlap, their clinical phenotypes are distinct from MS have revolutionized this field of neurology. These autoantibody biomarkers assist in diagnosis and have improved our understanding of the underlying disease pathogenesis. This has allowed targeted treatments to be translated into clinical…

Fill the rest of your summer with the 22 best events in Minnesota, including Chef Camp, the Festival of Sail, the X Games, and more.

[CCX News, June 30, 2019] One local organization has been a trailblazer in providing services and opportunities for people with disabilities. The Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has been serving the metro area since the early 1940s
“It gives you renewed hope I would say,” says Paula Davidovich, a Courage Kenny Patient. “There are always making advances in medicine and this is one way I can keep…

Make sure you’re ready for summer with these swimsuit shops in Minnesota, whether you're looking for a bikini, one piece, or other style.

Portion control and mindfulness are vital skills needed to maintain a healthy eating lifestyle. The first place your eye should go on any snack is serving size. Ask yourself: Is this a realistic portion size for me? If it's too small will I eat more or want to eat the whole container or package? Here are some snack guidelines.

Through therapy, transgender women find their voice
[MPR News, June 24, 2019] As transgender people have become increasingly more visible in public life, an option for them has become available for them, therapy to change their voice so they can sound more like themselves. Voice therapy from Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute is helping that happen.

Fireworks have been part of celebrating our nation's birthday since the first anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. And so have fireworks injuries.

Want a firmer fanny and want to fill out your jeans better? Want to reduce knee and back pain and maybe even reduce stress? Then the bridge is your exercise.

Running has many health benefits, along with sometimes causing occasional aches and pains. Watch this video to get five tips from the pros on what you can do to avoid developing back pain from running.

[WCCO-TV, June 24, 2019] June is a month dedicated to talking about men’s health. For many men, even talking about their own health issues is something they avoid. Allina Health urologist Dr. Pete Sershon talked with WCCO-TV News about men’s health issues.
The Tom Barnard Podcast also talked to Dr. Sershon about Men’s Health Month, too. Listen to it here .

Being physically fit does not mean you have to be an elite athlete. What is possible is a basic fitness level, one that allows us to perform the activities of daily living. We need, at the very least, to be functionally fit.

This shrimp dish is rich in flavor and low in salt! It is sure to be a new family favorite.