Varicose Veins 101

Wendy Shear, MD, and Lisa Hoepner, PA-C, with North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute explain varicose veins, common causes, treatment options, and things to consider when choosing treatment.

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Live a Longer, Healthier Life

We’re living longer, healthier lives with life expectancy nearly doubling during the 20th century according to the National Institute on Aging. Lifestyle and environmental changes along with modern medicine are…

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Your Quick and Easy Guide to Health Numbers

Be your best – eat healthy, stay active, minimize stress, get good sleep and know your health numbers. Track health indicators like your body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, cholesterol…

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Innovative Therapy Option for Sleep Apnea

We all need a good night’s sleep. During National Sleep Week, March 6–12, many Americans will take a closer look at their sleep habits. Some may learn a condition called…

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Top Signs of Depression in Teenagers

Depression is a common experience and more than 50 percent of people who have depression developed symptoms by the age of 14. It’s important to know what to look for…

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Can Your Child’s Babysitter Handle an Emergency?

Most babysitting jobs go fairly smoothly and the worst thing to happen is a fight over who picks the bedtime story. It may be scary to think about “what could…

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