Health in Saint Paul, MN

People with amazing accomplishments who inspire AND are on the autism spectrum

A memoir from the former first lady is bringing fresh attention to miscarriages and could help illuminate and normalize the common loss of a pregnancy.

You choose who you want to be. But is it who you want to be—or who someone else thinks you should be? It's important to have authentic expectations.

Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger disorder (AD) or simply Asperger's, is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is characterized by signific...

"What I wouldn't give to go back and say, 'I'm not OK and I need help.' What I wouldn't give."

Firefighters are still struggling to put out the devastating Camp Fire in California. It is already the deadliest wildfire in California history.

It’s been a long road with your braces, but now they’re finally off. Hopefully the first glimpse of your new smile more than made up for the time and effort they required.But while braces removal is a big milestone, it’s not the end of your treatment—not, that is, if you want

A baby girl was born in St. Paul at 11 p.m. on 11/11, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. The baby, weighing 7 pounds and 12 ounces, was born to Erin and Mike Potts of Hugo at Allina HealthR…

Finding breast cancer early, before it has a chance to spread, is the best defense against this disease. According to the American Cancer Society, the 5-year relative survival rate for those whose breast cancer is found early is greater than 90 percent.

According to the AAP, research shows that spanking is harmful to child development, in the long run. The AAP also says to avoid non-physical punishment that is humiliating, scary or threatening.

New study reveals at-home blood pressure monitors accurate
[KARE 11, Nov. 1, 2018] Nearly half of all American adults have high blood pressure, and a new study confirms what cardiologists have been saying for years: at-home tests are just as accurate at monitoring hypertension — if not more so — than having your blood pressure checked at the doctor’s office. Allina Health cardiologist Dr. Nick Burke , with the Minneapolis Heart Institute , talked with KARE 11 News about the study.

Although energy and sports drinks have different purposes, they have one thing in common: they often contain added citric and other acids to improve taste and prolong shelf life. Their high acid content can harm tooth enamel.Although enamel is the strongest substance in the body, acid can dissolve i

Tamara Simons is a general dentist specializing in dental procedures and services in Roseville, MN. Tamara Simons, DDS is located in Roseville, MN.

Kurt Sundeen is a general dentist specializing in dental procedures and services in Saint Paul, MN. Kurt M. Sundeen, DDS is located in Saint Paul, MN.

A woman as gorgeous and funny as Sofia Vergara surely planned to be a model and actress from the get-go, right? Wrong! Sofia’s first career choice actually was to be… a dentist! That’s right, the sexy star of TV’s Modern Family actually was only two semesters shy of finishing

Halloween can be a wonderful and exciting event, but the lack of routine and hidden faces may be among the...