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In the summertime, parents must be particularly watchful

Summertime is the time for summer fun. That means picnics, parties, barbeques, memorable vacations, concerts, fairs, festivals, and all kinds of outdoor sporting events. Unfortunately, summertime is also when people are most likely to put their health at risk when it comes to using alcohol and recreational and illegal drugs for the first time.

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10 ways your hearing keeps you healthier

May is better hearing month. Better hearing can offer valuable benefits by improving the quality of one’s life in so many ways. Here are 10 such ways for you to consider if you or a loved one is experiencing hearing loss.

NEON awarded $10K grant to address unemployment disparities

The Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) recently received a $10K grant from Old National Bank Foundation to support its efforts to create economic opportunities in North Minneapolis. As the philanthropic arm of Old National Bank, the Foundation awards the grant three times a year to organizations that fit its strategic initiatives of affordable housing, early …

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Free Botox for Life

Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD is on the verge of reaching the holy grail of aesthetic/cosmetic medicine: one million units of Botox administered. While it seems more fitting for Hollywood, where defying age is the culture, as a dermatology resident in 1994, Dr. Crutchfield learned looking and feeling good is just as important to Minnesotans. …

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Esketamine: a promising new treatment for depression

Depression is a mental illness. It is estimated that depression will affect 15 percent of all people at some point in their lifetime. The condition is caused by imbalances in certain brain chemicals called neurotransmitters. These neurotransmitters play an important role in controlling your mood. In addition to directly affecting depression, neurotransmitters have other bodily …

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