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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.

Twin Cities Pride Festival

The Twin Cities Pride Festival is a CELEBRATION of the LGBTQ+ Community. Location: Loring Park Time:  10:00 AM to 6:00 PM 1382 Willow Street , Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403 We welcome exhibitors who support our community to participate in this event. We plan to have 400 exhibitor booths, 40 food vendors, and 4 free stages with …

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Sunscreens & Chemical Levels in Blood — Dr. Crutchfield’s Position

In a preliminary study, evaluating 4 commercially available sunscreens, plasma/blood levels of the sunscreens were found to be higher than predicted. As a result, the study only supports the assertion that:1. More research needs to be done to determine if this study has any significant health ramifications and2. To actually establish fundamental safety levels for …

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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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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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Combating the opioid crisis

This alarming epidemic requires everyone’s help to counteract The opioid crisis has been national news for the past several years, affecting thousands of people throughout the country, with seemingly no end in sight. It involves an increase in opioid addiction and overdose caused by misuse of opioids, such as prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic …

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Hidradenitis suppurativa: hard to pronounce, live with, and treat

Dr. Crutchfield, my cousin had a skin problem where she developed pimples in sensitive areas that would get bigger, become painful, turn into boils and break. The areas would smell bad. She saw a dermatologist and was diagnosed with a condition called “hidradenitis suppurativa.” What is hidradenitis suppurativa? Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin …

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