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February 6, 2018
February is Heart Health Month
February 6, 2018 - 10:03am
February 3, 2018
Taking the temperature of health care part 1: The doctor-patient relationship
February 3, 2018 - 9:45am
January 26, 2018
Mike McQuiston and his wife Darci Strutt, pictured ahead of their turn as the Pepper Fest Good Neighbors in 2015, will be the riders for this year’s “Living with Dementia” balloon. The balloon will fly during the Hudson Hot Air Affair starting on Friday, Jan. 26. File photo
Living with dementia doesn't mean staying earthbound
January 26, 2018 - 7:49am
January 24, 2018
Andrew Akhaphong
Viewpoint: Be well for a healthy new year
January 24, 2018 - 6:19am
January 13, 2018
Lindsey Moreland, along with her family (mom Lauri, dad Todd, sister Brittany, grandma Ida and aunt Linda) wrote and published "Autism: A Family Lives Beyond the Label, The Lindsey Moreland Story." Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
River Falls family shares their life with autism
January 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
January 12, 2018
Health briefs: Allina Health announces restricted hospital visitor guidelines; Tips on joining a health club
January 12, 2018 - 1:10pm
January 10, 2018
Snow blowers can make light work of clearing sidewalks and driveways. Before tackling a big snowfall, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute recommends snow blower owners to check their equipment and read the manual. File photo
Preparation is key to safe snow blower operation
January 10, 2018 - 7:49am
January 4, 2018
Romaine lettuce via Wikimedia Commons.
Officials say to avoid romaine lettuce amid E. coli concerns
January 4, 2018 - 11:35am
January 1, 2018
Vibrant Health is set to offer Urgent Care in River Falls on Saturday, Jan. 6. Pictured from left are Urgent Care workers Tara Sprague, RN; Heather Paurus, patient services; Jeff Schuman, finance; Dr. Monica Pesavento; Jeanne Refsnider, business office; Bobbi Bottolfson, CSS; Jon Pedersen, administrator; Dr. Greg Goblirsch; Gina Hile, referrals; Dr. Dan Zimmerman, and Julie Ducklow, operations. Photo courtesy of Vibrant Health
Urgent Care opens in River Falls
January 1, 2018 - 8:00am
December 15, 2017
Annual 12-hour blood drive is Dec. 21 in Oakdale
December 15, 2017 - 1:39pm
December 7, 2017
Small Sums Executive Director Terre Thomas holds work shoes Nov. 9, 2017, that are available to homeless clients starting new jobs. The organization’s University Avenue office houses dozens of pairs of work shoes and pants. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
'Small Sums' add up: Organization supplies homeless workers with job essentials
December 7, 2017 - 6:27pm
December 6, 2017
Health briefs: Small-group training classes offered in New Richmond; Lifeguards, swim instructors needed at Hudson YMCA
December 6, 2017 - 6:24am
November 21, 2017
Gwen Verchota
Q and A: How to avoid getting sick traveling for the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 10:36pm
Sledding injuries — such as broken arms, back injuries and concussions — are common at the The Urgency Room, according to Dr. Carolyn McClain. She recommends choosing snowy, not icy hills and to make sure the hill is free of obstacles like jumps, bumps, rocks, poles or trees before beginning sledding. Stock photo
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
November 10, 2017
Dick Herberg, a Valley HELP volunteer, said the benefits of the program are two-fold. “Patients get someone to talk with, play games with and keep their mind occupied during their stay, but it’s also a very rewarding experience on my part.” Submitted photo
Volunteers needed for delirium prevention program
November 10, 2017 - 2:32pm