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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently designated St. James as a level 4 trauma hospital.
Six team members attended the week-long response training for disasters, hazards and terrorist attacks.
“It was like a light switch went off.” That is how Mark Diers describes how he felt on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. He was at work at a retail store when, suddenly, he had trouble speaking and couldn’t make his right hand work correctly.
Tree stand injuries are common throughout the hunting season. In fact, a study by the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) found that one in every three hunters who hunts from a tree stand will fall at some point in their hunting career. With archery and crossbow deer hunting in full swing and gun season approaching, it’s time to re-establish safety practices to prevent accidents from occurring.
Super glue has a long track record of fixing things that are broken. But what happens when that broken thing is you? Could you use super glue on yourself?
Mackenzie “Mick” Caron remembers very little of the evening of Jan. 29, 2015, but his parents will never forget it.
On July 31, 2014, Clint Brown started the day as he had so many days before: with a bike ride. But the peaceful ritual was shattered shortly after 6 a.m., when a driver surfing the web on his smartphone plowed into Brown from behind. He was thrown over the vehicle and landed 200 feet in front of the point of impact. The force nearly severed his legs and right arm, and left him with a host of other serious injuries. Providers in St. James and Rochester collaborated to save his life.