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

Do Not Invite Food Poisoning To Dinner
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Do Not Invite Food Poisoning To Dinner

by Roderick Brown, MD, Family Medicine With grilling and picnic season on the horizon, it is important to keep proper food handling in mind. The preparation and storage of food is extremely important in preventing, thus avoiding, food poisoning. Although anyone can get sick when eating contaminated food, pregnant women, older adults and people with...

Dr. Jeffrey Schlueter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
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Dr. Jeffrey Schlueter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Originally Published in the Pope County Tribune, May 20, 2019 A medical family practitioner who has served the Glenwood community for more than 37 years, Dr. Jeffrey Schlueter, was honored last week with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce meeting and awards luncheon. Lifetime Achievement Award As he accepted...

Recurring Snot, Ahem, Cold Symptoms in Kids
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Recurring Snot, Ahem, Cold Symptoms in Kids

By Martin Janning, MD, Outreach Specialist at GRHS: Ear, Nose & Throat Physician & Sleep Specialist This three-part series features common pediatric ear, nose, and throat symptoms to help parents identify the normal versus abnormal conditions kids have – and when to talk to their family physician about it. In part one, we looked at...

Is a Leaky Bladder Normal?
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Is a Leaky Bladder Normal?

On average, women wait seven years from the first time they experience accidental bladder leakage to talk to a doctor! That is seven years of letting your bladder run your life. According to the National Association for Incontinence, 1 in 4 women over the age of 18 experience episodes of leakage. It’s time to work...

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...