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Healthy home advice: Falls, chemicals, medications and sharps


A big part of being healthy means preventing accidents and injuries in your own home. 

Prevent frostbite during bone-chilling Minnesota winters


Mayo Clinic Health System experts share signs and symptoms of frostbite, as well as tips for prevention.

Mankato welcomes first baby of New Year


Mankato announced the birth of the first baby of the New Year in its hospital.

Fairmont welcomes first baby of New Year


Fairmont announced the birth of the first baby of the New Year in its hospital.

Fairmont welcomes hospitalist to expanding list of providers


Evan Jones, physician assistant, started seeing patients in early December.

Lung screening program launches in Mankato


Lung screening helps catch lung cancer early, when it’s most likely to be treated effectively.

Fairmont receives Top Performer award


Fairmont has been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for 2015 (using 2014 data) by The Joint Commission.

Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees names Bobbie Gostout, M.D., vice president, Mayo Clinic


Dr. Gostout will be the physician leader for Mayo’s community practice in the Midwest, including Mayo Clinic Health System in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin and Mayo Clinic’s Minnesota-based community care locations.

Fairmont welcomes nurse practitioner with eclectic health care experience


Heidi Stevermer, nurse practitioner, brings nursing and global health background to Fairmont.

Optometrist explains potential dangers of Halloween eyewear


Decorative contact lenses, costumes and glasses pose safety risks.

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