According to Mayo Clinic, spending 10 minutes per day in mid-day sun goes a long way toward providing our bodies with the proper amount of vitamin D. But what about those cold, low-light winter days that northern Minnesota is known for? During winter, the earth’s position in orbit means we don’t
As cold and flu season approaches, the most popular herb on everyone’s mind seems to be Echinacea. It is the herb we gravitate to at the first sign of a cold, during a cold, and when we’re worried we might catch a cold. But do we really know why it is useful? With so
By Amy Schmidt
Do a quick Google search for tobacco cessation and your browser will be littered with various websites promoting any number or tobacco-themed awareness days. Cleverly named (like Kick Butts Day and Through With Chew), these set-aside days and weeks all aim to accomplish
By Amy Schmidt
For some, November means blaze orange and antlers. For others, it means drawing up the guest list for Thanksgiving and ordering the turkey. For Erin Watson, Mnsure navigator at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, it means open enrollment for the Mnsure program has begun.
For many of us, staying positive about our jobs, finances and day-to-day outlook can be difficult, even a chore. It is easy to look at others who are wealthier, or have more status and get caught up in negativity. Changing our outlook from that kind of attitude can be difficult. But during the month
Halloween is all about being scared while having fun. Unfortunately, when it comes to trick-or-treating and living with food allergies, Halloween can become a nightmare.
According to the Food Allergy Research and Education Network (FARE), one in every 13 children has a food allergy,