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By Kerry Drager Correspondent The strive for a healthier lifestyle is often believed to be the individual’s burden. Diets, workout regimes and lifestyle changes are associated with the person striving for fitness and health. Rachel Jackson of Sauk Centre knows that isn’t the case. When Jackson w...Read More
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In the United States, nearly 30 million women and men of all ages, race and backgrounds suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder, such as anorexia or bulimia, at some point in their lives. An eating disorder affects the entire family. To help, the St. Cloud Hospital Behavioral Health Cli...Read More
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In the United States, nearly 30 million women and men of all ages, race and backgrounds suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder, such as anorexia or bulimia, at some point in their lives. An eating disorder affects the entire family. To help, the St. Cloud Hospital Behavioral Health Cli...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Calling the decline in the physical fitness of children an issue of national security, recently a group of more than 500 former military leaders released its battle plan for improving the health of Minnesota’s children. Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Harr...Read More
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Metro Creative Connection Finding ways to relax can improve life at home and at the office. While it’s not often easy to find time to slow down, especially for those men and women juggling the responsibilities of career and family, the following are some simple techniques that don’t take much ti...Read More
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Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. In 2008 alone, more than 133,000 Americans died from stroke — or one person every four minutes — died from stroke, making it the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. A...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Like food, water and oxygen, sleep is one of the basics for human survival, but for many folks, getting a good night’s sleep on a regular basis is little more than a dream. It’s estimated that more than a third of adults don’t always get the amount ...Read More
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Metro Creative Connection  Clean eating is a growing trend among people focused on health and wellness. A relatively simple concept of selecting foods that are minimally processed, clean eating intends to instill a greater understanding of the pathway between a food’s origins and the final produc...Read More
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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension University of Minnesota Extension is working with Central Minnesota Forage Council, agribusinesses and farmers on the Alfalfa Harvest Alert Project again this year. Cooperator sites have been arranged in Stearns, Benton, Morrison, and Wright counties ...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection It may seem like the quickest option, but taking a private vehicle to the hospital in case of a heart-related emergency actually delays the start of treatment compared with calling 911. In Minnesota, it’s estimated that nearly half of the people who are...Read More
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