Author: Glacial Ridge Health System (Glacial Ridge Health System)

Does Your Child Snore? 9 Signs of Troubled Sleep
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Does Your Child Snore? 9 Signs of Troubled Sleep

By Martin Janning, MD, Outreach Specialist at GRHS: Ear, Nose & Throat Physician & Sleep Specialist Pediatric ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorders remain among the primary reasons children visit a physician according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Most physicians are prepared to handle an ear infection or runny nose, but how do you...

Still Time to Switch From Medicare Advantage Back to Original Medicare With Medigap
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Still Time to Switch From Medicare Advantage Back to Original Medicare With Medigap

Originally Published in the Pope County Tribune, March 11, 2019 Remember last fall when private health insurers were dangling extra benefits in front of roughly 1 million Minnesotans on Medicare who were thrust into having to choose between a Medicare Advantage plan or a Medicare with Medigap plan? Those on Medicare who chose a Medicare...

4 Simple but Powerful Ways to Love Your Heart
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4 Simple but Powerful Ways to Love Your Heart

By Beth Ankeny, CNP, Family Medicine Now that Valentine’s Day is over and the conversation hearts and assorted chocolates in the cute heart-shaped boxes are on clearance, it is time to talk about the heart that really gets your blood pumping. Coincidentally, it is also around this time many people have “fallen off the wagon”...

Strong Mom: Fit for Birth and More
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Strong Mom: Fit for Birth and More

A new program specially created just for moms-to-be and their newborns is now available. Paige Cooley, certified personal trainer at Glacial Ridge Wellness Center, completed advanced certification to become a pre- and postpartum corrective exercise specialist. Whatever your birthing plan goals might be, Paige wants to help you achieve them! Benefits of exercise for prenatal and postpartum clients...

Dancers Bring Comfort for Pediatric Patients
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Dancers Bring Comfort for Pediatric Patients

Staff at Glacial Ridge Health System accepted the generous stuffed animal donation from Dancin’ Off Broadway. Dancers in the winter show donated stuffed animals for the local hospitals. Pediatric patients at Glacial Ridge Hospital, ER, and OR can receive a stuffed animal to help them feel a little extra touch of comfort. From left Tara Giese,...

Flu Season Striking Hard
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Flu Season Striking Hard

The rate of influenza is hitting our community hard this week, but no one wants it. To help you and your family avoid getting sick (or spreading the illness), make sure everyone is following these tips. Wash your hands well with soap and water for 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer. Cough/sneeze into your...

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