The weather outside may be frightful, but exercising outdoors can be delightful

During these cold months in the northern great plains, most folks want to hibernate inside and drop all outdoor activities. However, there’s no need to spend almost half a year…

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Essentia Health announces Essentia E-Visit

Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit, an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people’s hands. Through this online service, patients in the communities Essentia…

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Essentia Health and YMCA offer complimentary diabetes prevention programs

By Maureen Talarico Essentia Health is joining forces with the YMCA to help stop diabetes before it starts. Beginning in January, two sets of weekly classes will begin in Duluth….

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Be mindful in the new year with Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at Essentia Health

By Maureen Talarico Do you need tools to help manage stress and achieve a higher state of well-being? Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week course consisting of weekly sessions…

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Want all your pregnancy-related information in one place? There’s an Essentia Health app for that

By Maureen Talarico Finding out you’re about to bring another life into this world can be an incredibly joyous and nerve-wracking experience. Between dozens of doctors’ appointments and your ever-changing…

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Family Health Notebook: Oh Baby! Essentia Health welcomes New Year’s Baby

The Birthplace at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center welcomed its first baby of the New Year. Little Charles Everett Dreier made his entrance into the world at 2:13 a.m. His…

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Pick the right protein powder with help from Essentia Health

With the start of a new year and perhaps a new diet, many are wondering what they can do to shed those holiday pounds. Some people turn to protein supplements…

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Avoid a cold this winter with help from Essentia Health

By Maureen Talarico You may not be able to avoid the cold weather headed our way, but with a few simple measures, you may be able to stave off the…

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Giving Tree Project brings joy to patients at St. Mary’s Medical Center

Lester Park Elementary School students will bring joy to patients at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. The kids make ornaments in class and decorate…

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Essentia Health launches major strategic planning effort to enhance patient care

Essentia Health is pleased to announce its Board of Directors has authorized a major strategic planning effort to positively impact the way care is delivered at its downtown Duluth campus…

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