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Matter of Balance is an evidenced-based program that encourages attendees to look at their surroundings and their daily habits to create for themselves a safer environment to avoid falls. Photo illustration
Crow Wing Energized: Why Matter of Balance is important to me
2 hours 6 min ago
Crow Wing Energized: Resilience is a key step for health
6 hours 6 min ago
October 20, 2018
Give blood to help cancer patients
October 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Care home placement agencies can be helpful
October 20, 2018 - 8:01am
Denise Aune sits at her home on Loon Lake in rural Pequot Lakes. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Survivor advises others to get 3D mammogram
October 20, 2018 - 4:00am
October 19, 2018
Submitted / The Minnesota Department of Agriculture issued a consumer advisory for apple cider produced by Sunnyside Orchards or Pennock. If you have the affected Sunnyside Orchards Apple Cider in your home, throw it away and do not drink it.
Minnesota Health Department issues advisory for Sunnyside Orchards Apple Cider
October 19, 2018 - 7:35pm
These Race for the Cure participants were taking part in the 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
We are more than pink!
October 19, 2018 - 8:00am
October 18, 2018
Mad Cow disease case confirmed on farm in Scotland
October 18, 2018 - 7:38am
October 15, 2018
Wonderful winter squash!
October 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
Combined with a half hour of exercises each week, Matter of Balance attendees are able to increase strength and flexibility while improving overall balance. Photo illustration
3 things for better health - Oct. 8
October 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
Under a canopy of fall colors, Out of the Darkness walkers follow the cart path Saturday, Oct. 13, at The Woods course at the Pines at Grand View Lodge resort in Nisswa to raise awareness and funds and bring hope to those affected by suicide.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery 
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Out of the Darkness Nisswa Walk
October 15, 2018 - 7:00am
October 14, 2018
Paul Auger, right, gives advice to his grandson, Waylon, who tries to help replace a front-wheel bearing at Auger Garage in White Bear Lake on Friday. Waylon, a “potential fifth-generation owner” of the shop, was with Auger last year when he first noticed symptoms of  Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the nerves. He is still recovering from the illness. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Trapped inside his own body: Twin Cities man recovering from paralysis caused by Guillain-Barre syndrome
October 14, 2018 - 7:36am
October 13, 2018
Dr. Leana Wen, the new president of Planned Parenthood, at the Baltimore City Health Department on October 1, 2018.  Washington Post photo by Marvin Joseph.
A doctor is taking over Planned Parenthood - and she's ready to fight
October 13, 2018 - 6:05am
October 12, 2018
Essentia Health offers free breast cancer screening
October 12, 2018 - 4:30am
October 8, 2018
Jason Hill, nurse manager at the Chris Jensen Health & Rehabilitation Center in Duluth, administers the more powerful flu shot to residents Pat Wick (center) and Lyle Burke Friday, Oct. 5. Both have been getting flu shots since the practice started. Bob King / Forum News Service
Flu vaccine menu expands: Nasal mist back; some vaccinations age-specific
October 8, 2018 - 6:05am