Essentia Health, Recipes + Food, Self Care + Wellness, Winter

Sick of Being Sick? Add Super-Foods that Boost Your Immunity

This time of year, everyone seems to be worried about getting a cold, the flu or worse. The question becomes what can you do to improve your immunity. Things that can boost your immunity include better stress management, exercise, getting adequate sleep, and proper nutrition. The good news is you don’t need a fancy exercise… Read More Sick of Being Sick? Add Super-Foods that Boost Your Immunity

Kids, Parenting

The Power of Play | A Critical Part of Children’s Growth and Development

Parents spend a good portion of their time at work, earning money needed for their family and creating their career path. Children, on the other hand, either spend their time in school or at their “job” which just so happens to be playing. Playtime may seem like a happy and light-hearted essential part of life… Read More The Power of Play | A Critical Part of Children’s Growth and Development

Essentia Health, Health + Wellness Features, Self Care + Wellness, Uncategorized

The Health Benefits of Eating Eggs

There is some debate on whether eggs should be a part of people’s diet. However, the health benefits of eating eggs are overpowering most concerns these days. Hard-boiled eggs are very versatile, as well as being low cost and filling. Whether you decide to eat them by themselves, chop them on a green salad, make… Read More The Health Benefits of Eating Eggs

Brainerd Lakes Area, Essentia Health, Health + Wellness Features

“Don’t Blow It” | Essentia Health Unveils Anti-Vaping Campaign

As the use of electronic cigarettes continues to rise, Essentia Health and community partners are aggressively pushing back against the epidemic with a “Don’t Blow It” anti-vaping campaign. Campaign toolkits are hosted online and feature a variety of resources aimed at curbing vaping. Tools include educational materials, posters, fact sheets, and infographics, as well as support… Read More “Don’t Blow It” | Essentia Health Unveils Anti-Vaping Campaign

Essentia Health, Health + Wellness Features, Recipes + Food

Tart and Terrific Rhubarb Recipes Your Family will Love

Guest Post by Essentia Health, one of Up North Parent’s Sponsors Love it or hate it, it’s rhubarb season! Some people enjoy the tart flavor, others not so much. Most people are familiar with rhubarb in desserts where a lot of sugar is added to balance out the tartness, but rhubarb isn’t just for desserts.… Read More Tart and Terrific Rhubarb Recipes Your Family will Love

Back to School, Brainerd Lakes Area, Essentia Health, Health + Wellness Features

A Flu Shot is the Best Protection | Essentia Health Flu Shots

A guest post from Essential Health, one of the Up North Parent Sponsors The best way to protect yourself and your family against the flu this season is to get vaccinated with an Essentia Health flu shot! Essentia Health is providing two options to be vaccinated: By scheduling a 10-minute appointment at your local clinic… Read More A Flu Shot is the Best Protection | Essentia Health Flu Shots

Brainerd Lakes Area, Essentia Health

The da Vinci® Surgical Robot | Enhancing Patient Care at Essential Health

This post is sponsored by Essentia Health, one of Up North Parent’s Sponsors. For over 100 years, the physicians and experts at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center have stayed true to their tagline of “like nowhere else” in regards to offering residents of the Brainerd Lakes Area and beyond the best patient-centered health care possible.… Read More The da Vinci® Surgical Robot | Enhancing Patient Care at Essential Health