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Fitness & Weight Management
It’s a pattern that is all too familiar to many patients: You have a visit with your provider regarding an important health concern only to return home and forget the details of your diagnosis or treatment plan. Now, how do you find the time in your busy day to contact your provider?
With the growing popularity of tattoos, you may wonder if a tattoo is the best way to express health care wishes.
Nothing gets me more motivated than signing up for a race, putting it on the calendar and working toward that goal. My excitement about marathons and running means I tend to get a lot of running-related questions from friends and coworkers. Here are some of the most common questions I get and my thoughts.
An important piece of training that many new runners forget to calculate into their program is the taper. Taper is the reduction in training load before a competition in order to optimize performance on race day.
Growth is never easy, and it almost always requires pain along with joy. It is in the space between joy and sorrow that our hearts are strengthened and our bonds renewed.
When you hurt your back it’s common to assume the pain is stemming from your back, but did you know the pain could be caused by any part of your body that is compressed, stretched, or has reduced blood flow? Learn how you can calm pain.
The National Academy of Medicine determined that adequate intake for men is roughly 13 cups and women is nine cups per day. For athletes, the thirst mechanism can be an unreliable signal to drink. Your observed thirst may be reduced because you’re focusing so much on the activity in which you’re participating.
Suzanne first tried alcohol as a teenager and did not like the taste. As a college student, she enjoyed the way it made her feel. And, as a married adult with children, it became a problematic situation.
Millions of Americans suffer from knee arthritis, which eventually leads to knee replacement surgery. However, there are several minimally invasive options to try before committing to knee replacement.
Life happens, even for kids: bullying, school problems, hunger, problems at home, illness, divorce and the list goes on. Stress can affect children the same way it affects adults, so what can we do to help those kids in need of a little support?
While closing your eyes for a few minutes during your busy day may seem like a good idea, it’s important to consider the effects napping may bring. The time of day and length of time you nap can provide benefits or create problems. Knowing when to nap and providing yourself with a suitable environment to nap will produce the greatest benefits.
If not being able to keep weight off is something that’s been discouraging you, you might gain some motivation by hearing from the more than 10,000 people who have lost more than 30 pounds and kept it off for more than a year.
Hospice invites individuals 18 and older to take part in a rewarding experience by becoming a volunteer for those in need.
Mayo Clinic Health system remains firmly committed to SEIU negotiations process, our employees and patients.
The OB Nest Program offers expectant mothers a convenient option for prenatal care that will reduce the number of trips to the doctor’s office, combining traditional prenatal care office visi...
On May 1, see an all-ages community play exploring dementia and its impact on caregiving relationships.
Patients in communities in southern Minnesota and across the state will soon have better access to new cancer treatments and enhanced care delivery thanks to a new state-funded partnership involving t...
Volunteer Services is recruiting 50 volunteers for a variety of positions, including permanent and substitute positions
The simulated scene plays out annually at area high schools to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Internationally known Mayo Clinic physician-scientist Timothy J....
Fidelis Kiungua, nurse practitioner to practice at Fairmont hospital.
Seven-week program starts Monday, March 19 at VINE.
Annual memorial service is an opportunity for families and friends to honor the memory of loved ones that have died, and to comfort those who mourn a loss.
Susan Andersen, N.P., is excited to serve the community in both settings.
Trying to eat healthier? Try adding more colors for a better version of your favorite meals. https://mayocl.in/2GkC34o
Mayo Clinic Health System is excited to announce a partnership with the Mankato MoonDogs, an amateur baseball team based in Mankato. The announcement came during a Greater Mankato Growth event at the hospital in which the team’s mascot, Muttnik, helped Mayo Clinic Health System kick-off the three-year collaboration to provide world-class athletic training and sports medicine services to the team.
Running Q&A: Choosing the right distance, increasing miles and more. https://mayocl.in/2vkRbtp
Join Mayo Clinic Health System for a series of wellness programs designed just for toddlers at the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato. Topics include physical and emotional health, nutrition and sensory play. The programs, which are included with admission to the Museum, are Wednesday mornings in April, beginning at 10 a.m.
Kids often just want to stick to eating their same-old favorite foods; but often, those aren't the healthiest choices. Getting kids in the kitchen can help get them to try new foods. https://mayocl.in/2GrVI2t
An important piece of training that many new runners forget to calculate into their program is the taper. What is a taper and how can it maximize your potential on race day? Read about it on the Hometown Health blog: https://mayocl.in/2EDl33T
Make an effort to see more color in your cart. Learn how to shop your healthiest in the produce section at the grocery store. http://mayocl.in/2yifWmI
Sometimes you just can't avoid those center aisles. Learn how to shop your healthiest in the dry goods section at the grocery store. https://mayocl.in/2E7iHtQ
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Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato unveils new Orthopedics and Sports Medicine clinic. https://t.co/dG1uPilFcP via @keyc
Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato and @MoonDogsBall announced a special partnership today. Mayo will provide ath… https://t.co/BQ5aYVQUhH
Healthy #recipe: Roasted Cornish hen. https://t.co/mc6O6HRhRc
RT @JonathanZierdt: Thanks for hosting this morning's Business After Hours @MayoClinicHS @greatermankato https://t.co/ccdrlxbc3D
A recent gift from the Fairmont United Way made possible the purchase of a standardized airway cart for Mayo Clinic… https://t.co/Y9ReSz1k9E