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Maple Grove eye doctor has tips on solar eclipse viewing
Millions of Americans will look to the skies on Monday to witness a rare solar eclipse. Minnesota isn't one of the states that will get to see the full eclipse, which is why local optometrists say people need to be careful next week.

Aug. 15, 2017

Health Check: back-to-school physicals
The start of the new school year is only weeks away, which means that parents are busy heading to the stores to pick up back-to-school supplies. But health experts say another place parents should take their kids is to the doctor's office for an annual physical.

Aug. 8, 2017

Health Check: benefits of acupuncture for chronic pain
With a record number of opioid-related deaths in Hennepin County last year, experts are pushing for physicians and patients to explore non -drug therapies for chronic pain.

Aug. 1, 2017

Health Check: what to look for in sunglasses
Summer is time to enjoy the outdoors and the sunshine with caution. Most people know that the sun's rays can be bad for skin, but did you know they're just as bad for our eyes?

July 25, 2017
Health Check: Getting kids moving during summer break
Summer vacation is already half over, but its not too late to find an active summer camp program. Parents play an important role to ensure that children get their daily dose of exercise.

July 18, 2017

Listen up! Crystal clinic has hearing reminder
Experts say that more than 48 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. There are a number of different things people encounter every day that could contribute to the problem.

June 27, 2017

A workout that boosts fitness, releases aggression
People looking to get fit have plenty of different options around the Twin Cities. But finding a program that's right for you can be a challenge.

June 20, 2017


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