Tree of Lights event helps grieving families during holiday season

The holidays can be a difficult time for family members grieving a loved one. Essentia Health is honoring those who have passed with a Tree of Lights event, that also…

Use Thanksgiving to talk more than just turkey this year

By Maureen Talarico Thanksgiving is more than just turkey and pumpkin pie. It’s a time for many people to get together with their dearest family and friends. Essentia Health reminds…

Family Health Notebook

Dr. Catherine Benziger, a cardiologist, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary’s Heart and Vascular Center in Duluth. Dr. Benziger grew up in the Twin Cities and is happy to…

Essentia Health helps smokers kick the habit for good

While on the decline, about 36.5 million Americans still smoke cigarettes. In fact, tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. That’s…

New surgical robot helps patients heal faster

Essentia Health surgical teams are using a new surgical robot called the da Vinci Xi Surgical System to help improve patients’ recovery. “The new Xi robot allows our 15 robotic…

Prepare your skin for winter at Essentia Skin Renewal Center’s Fall Beauty Event

By Maureen Talarico Essentia Health invites you to the Skin Renewal Center’s Fall Beauty Event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, November 3 at 400 East Third Street in…

Lake Superior College student Swenson wins state Student Knowledge Bowl award

Lake Superior College student Derek Swenson earned a second place award at the recent Student Knowledge Bowl sponsored by the Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technologists at their annual educational conference….

Generations Health Care Initiatives elects board officers, adds to board

Generations Health Care Initiatives, a private, Duluth-based foundation that engages the community in improving health for all, especially the underserved, has announced the election of new board officers and the…

St. Scholastica hosts health information management forum

The College of St. Scholastica will host a free public forum on health information management on Friday, Oct. 20, and will welcome alumni of one of its longest-running programs as…