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Essentia Health Fit-n-Fun Run held today

About 1,900 Duluth elementary school students participated in the 11th annual Essentia Health Fit-n-Fun Run today at Public Schools Stadium track. Third-, fourth- and fifth-graders from Duluth elementary schools competed in the one-quarter mile races throughout the day, and all students received Fit-n-Fun Run T-shirts and ribbons. In 2008, Grandma’s Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation partnered with Duluth Public Schools and Essentia Health to create the Fit-n-Fun Middle School Assemblies and Fit-n-Fun Run. The…

Essentia Health joins NIH in launching the All of Us Research Program to advance precision medicine

On Sunday, the National Institutes of Health opened national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program—a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds—in collaboration with Essentia Health and other partners. People ages 18 and older, regardless of health status, are able to enroll. Precision medicine is an emerging approach to disease treatment and prevention that considers differences in people’s lifestyles, environments and biological makeup, including genes. By…

Essentia Health joins NIH in launching the All of Us Research Program to advance precision medicine

On Sunday, the National Institutes of Health opened national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program — a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds — in collaboration with Essentia Health and other partners. People ages 18 and older, regardless of health status, are able to enroll. Precision medicine is an emerging approach to disease treatment and prevention that considers differences in people’s lifestyles, environments and biological…

Family medicine physician joins Essentia Health-Spooner Clinic

By Maureen Talarico Dr. Kristen Dall-Winther, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health-Spooner Clinic in Spooner, Wisconsin. “Having trained in a rural setting, I decided early on that community family medicine was where I wanted to be,” said Dr. Dall-Winther. “I love the privilege of caring for generations within a single family, and it’s so much easier to take good care of patients when you know where – and who – they come…

Essentia Health-Deer River to hold mass casualty training exercise

Staff at Essentia Health-Deer River Hospital and Clinic will hold a mass casualty training exercise from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 9, at the hospital, located at 115 10th Ave. NE. The purpose of the exercise is to make sure staff is prepared in the case of a real emergency. “Essentia Health-Deer River continues to improve safety, security, and ourselves in the event of a disaster, threat or inclement weather,” said EMS supervisor Rob…

Essentia Health opens Urgent Care in West Duluth

By Maureen Talarico Soon Duluth residents will have more options for care. Essentia Health will open an Urgent Care at its West Duluth Clinic on May 7. The Urgent Care will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 4212 Grand Ave., Duluth. “Opening our Urgent Care in West Duluth shows how we are responding to the health care needs of the community,” said Paige Stager, who manages Urgent Care…