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Kevin Switalski, D.N.P., has joined the Family Medicine Department.
Walk-in sports physical clinic Tuesday, July 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Madison East Center in Mankato.
Summer physicals are a good opportunity to check growth and development, review immunizations, and more.
Seth Gregory, M.D., sees children from birth to age 18.
Mayo Clinic has started the process of moving to a single, integrated electronic health record and billing system with the implementation of Epic at Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Wisconsin.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently designated St. James as a level 4 trauma hospital.
Five residents are the first to begin work in the new Mayo Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program in Eau Claire.
Jibril Elabe, M.D. will care for a broad spectrum of patients in the hospital setting.
Jennifer Granquist, D.P.M. will see patients of all ages twice a month beginning in July.
The agreement will enable researchers at the two institutions to work together on projects to help prepare the next generation of scientists, innovators, and health care providers and leaders.
Ashley Jaspers, nurse practitioner, sees patients of all ages.
Jeffery Wheeler, M.D., returns to his family medicine practice on July 10.
After caring for her terminally ill husband while dealing with constant pain in her right shoulder, Patricia Hanson knew it was time to take care of herself and made an appointment to see an orthopedic surgeon.
It’s easy to get into a rut with the foods we eat. Challenge your family to discover new vegetables.
Back pain is a common ailment for many adults. According to the National Institutes of Health, 8 out of 10 adults experience pain in their back at some point in their lives.
Years ago, weight lifting was thought to be reserved solely for the likes of body builders and athletes. However, in recent years, there has been significant research on the medical benefits of strength training for people of all ages and abilities.
Austin, Minnesota, resident Gayle Faber, 69, suffered through plantar fasciitis for several years. But five years ago, Faber came across what some would call a miracle cure.
The world is becoming smaller each passing year, as more people are traveling internationally than ever before. However, as we expand our reach in the world, we also increase our risk for encountering disease and illness. Even more serious is the infection risk associated with certain diseases that can be spread to others.
Like many people, Melody Reuter had an on-again, off-again relationship with healthy habits. That changed after she was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome.
It’s sometimes said that when the student is ready, the teacher will appear. That was the case for Aaron Grimm, a teacher who had noticed some changes in one of his colleagues.
It may be hard to believe, but fall sports are just around the corner. Parents and kids are gearing up for the upcoming athletics season by training, finding the right equipment and signing up for activities. As a reminder, your preparation checklist should also include a pre-participation sports physical.
Have you ever started a new fitness journey only to be plagued by boredom or new aches and pains? Boredom can lead to poor compliance, poor form and, in the long run, injury. Read on for tips for avoiding boredom and injury with physical activity.
When it comes to making changes in our behavior, there are many opportunities to have aha! moments. As we become more aware of our thoughts and how they affect our decision making and choices, we then can experience some of these moments, which can be life altering.
Have you ever wondered if you or someone you know is a little too excessive with their interests or activities? Sometimes, a passion can turn into a problem with shopping, drinking, gambling or something else.