Essentia Health welcomes weight management physician in Deer River and Virginia

Dr. Mark Gustafson, a weight management specialist, has joined the Essentia Health-Deer River Clinic in Deer River. He will also care for patients at the Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic in Virginia….

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Family Health Notebook

Audiologist Kelsey Putvin has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. She will care for patients of all ages. “Audiology is an incredibly diverse field with a wide range of potential experiences,”…

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Tele-audiology services offered at Essentia Health-Virginia

By Maureen Talarico Hearing loss is one of the most common congenital conditions in the United States. That’s why the state of Minnesota requires all newborns to undergo a hearing…

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Don’t believe the hype against bananas

By Bonnie Brost January is the month to declare we are going to eat healthier and get in better shape. As you cruise the internet to find more ways to…

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Essentia Health Auxiliary scholarships available to students studying health care

The Miller Dwan Auxiliary and the Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Superior Auxiliary are offering scholarships to deserving students. The Miller Dwan Auxiliary will award students scholarships of $2,000 to graduates…

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Integrity Health Network appoints interim CEO

Melissa Larson has been named interim CEO at Integrity Health Network. She replaces Jeffrey Tucker, who assumed a leadership position with Marshfield Clinic Health System. Larson, IHN’s VP of Operations…

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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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