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February 23, 2018
Shoveling doesn't have to be a pain
In winter, shoveling out from a snowstorm isn't the exception, it's the rule. While many grab shovels after a snowfall, too many grab their backs in pain afterward. "Shoveling can potentially lead to a back injury if you don't use proper body mechanics," says Essentia Health Physical...
February 23, 2018 - 7:47am
February 16, 2018
Medical professionals join staff at Duluth Clinic
Audiologist Kelsey Putvin joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Putvin earned a doctorate in audiology from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
February 16, 2018 - 8:16am
Villa Marina ranks among America's best
Villa Marina Health and Rehabilitation Center was recognized as one of "America's Best Nursing Homes" for 2017-2018. The center at 35 N. 28th St. was rated as a "Top Performer" by U.S. News and World Report. The facility ranked average for health inspections and complaints, but above...
February 16, 2018 - 8:12am
February 6, 2018
Breakthrough cancer ‘vaccine’ may eventually eliminate tumors in rapid, inexpensive way, researchers find
STANFORD, Calif. - Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in California have developed a breakthrough cancer treatment that eliminates...
February 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
December 22, 2017
Benedictine Health elects board officers
The Benedictine Health System Board re-elected Dean Fox, M.D., as its board chairman. Fox, who is serving his third term on the board, is an oncology hospitalist and medical director at St. Mary's Inpatient Palliative Care, Duluth. Kathleen M. LaTour, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA, was re-elected...
December 22, 2017 - 8:01am
Several join Essentia Health medical staff
Nurse Practitioner Angela Joneson joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-St. Mary's Superior Clinic. She earned a doctorate in nursing from the University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D., and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Nurse Practitioner...
December 22, 2017 - 7:53am
December 15, 2017
Essentia starts planning
Essentia Health announced its board of directors has authorized a strategic planning effort to positively impact the way care is delivered at its downtown Duluth campus and enhance the patient and staff experience.
December 15, 2017 - 10:03am
Unload unwanted drugs safely at Essentia Health pharmacies
Keep unused or expired drugs out of landfills, rivers and streams — and out of the wrong hands — with the help of Essentia Health. Now, anyone can safely and anonymously drop off unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications at any Essentia Health retail pharmacy...
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
July 18, 2017
Republican push to overhaul or repeal healthcare law collapses in U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON - Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dealing a sharp setback to President...
July 18, 2017 - 1:40pm
December 28, 2009
Feds could bailout Medicaid program
Gov. Jim Doyle says he expects Congress will help Wisconsin patch what could be a billion dollar hole in its Medicaid budget. Part of Wisconsin's Medicaid budget shortfall was actually planned for. The budget the governor signed back in June was only balanced because it assumed...
December 28, 2009 - 10:55am
October 27, 2009
UWS teach-in takes up health care reform
Nearly 50 University of Wisconsin-Superior students and staff packed into a classroom in the Health and Wellness Center on Thursday for a teach-in on health insurance reform. UWS Junior Briana Hall attended the session to fulfill coursework required for her Social Work major. "I...
October 27, 2009 - 10:05pm
February 1, 2008
Plan to cover all kids in state starts today
The health plan to provide insurance coverage to all children in Wisconsin starts today. The program called BadgerCare Plus was proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle. He said it provides an economical way for families to provide health insurance coverage for their children. "BadgerCare Plus...
February 1, 2008 - 12:00am
January 19, 2008
Three-day radiothon benefits children's health
Chris Allen and Jayson Michaels of Duluth/Superior's KAT Country 98.9 KTCO Kat Country Morning Show, along with Scott Hanson from 99.9 Radio USA host the fourth annual Country for Kids radiothon. The event funds programs to treat children with disabilities and chronic conditions...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL: SMDC shows courage by challenging status quo
Sometimes, a small gesture speaks loudly. That's the case with the SMDC Health System, which is ridding itself of promotional drug company trinkets to demonstrate it won't be influenced by favors -- even tiny ones. Collected were items such as coffee mugs, note pads, pens and the...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am