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August 25, 2016
Beyond the child’s age, the family’s religious and cultural beliefs may influence when – if at all – it makes sense to talk to kids about their diagnosis and what the expected outcomes may be, noted Dr. Bryan Sisk of St. Louis Children’s Hospital and colleagues in a paper in Pediatrics. Illustration
How much should we tell kids about their own health?
August 25, 2016 - 1:02pm
August 23, 2016
Klobuchar, Grassley press Mylan on EpiPen price increases
August 23, 2016 - 10:33am
August 21, 2016
Bike helmets cut risk of severe brain injury by half, study says
August 21, 2016 - 8:49pm
Gary Walters is inviting community members and visitors to join him Aug. 24 on a bike ride starting at the Baxter Paul Bunyan State Trailhead. Submitted photo
Healthy living: 3 things for better health
August 21, 2016 - 8:49pm
Eggs, such as these eggs from free-range chickens, can be part of a healthy eating plan and provide protein.    Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Healthy eating recipe: Egg and hashbrown bake
August 21, 2016 - 8:48pm
Briefly standing, or being active, reduces blood sugar across the day
August 21, 2016 - 8:47pm
August 19, 2016
Among nearly 6,000 U.S. seniors followed for two to four years, those who felt older than their years at the start were 18 percent more likely to develop cognitive impairment and 29 percent more likely to develop full-blown dementia, compared with peers who felt younger. Illustration
Seniors who feel 'old' more likely to have memory problems
August 19, 2016 - 1:06pm
August 18, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo
Study in mice shows Zika virus may also attack adult brain cells
August 18, 2016 - 12:31pm
August 15, 2016
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Crow Wing Energized: Adverse Childhood Experiences: Divorce or Separation of a Parent
August 15, 2016 - 2:55pm
Participants pause at the end of the hour-long yoga session Saturday at the Brainerd High School athletic field. The day was designed as an outreach event for the Lakes Area Music Festival and a way to expose people to yoga. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Community yoga, classical music combine
August 15, 2016 - 2:52pm
Around 400 animals are kept at the Venomtech lab in Kent, England, including about 70 species of tarantula and 30 species of scorpion. Many of these kill their prey with venoms that contain hundreds of protein molecules, some of which block nerve activity. Illustration
Spiders and scorpions 'drafted' in fight against superbugs
August 15, 2016 - 2:37pm
Behavioral health home services now covered under Medical Assistance
August 15, 2016 - 2:29pm
Fit Fact: Lower salt to improve heart health
August 15, 2016 - 2:28pm
Having a pet in the family comes with health benefit, especially for women older than 50 who own a cat, a recent study suggests. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Healthy Living: 3 things for better health
August 15, 2016 - 2:28pm
Mammograms go 3-D at Essentia Health
August 15, 2016 - 2:28pm