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New Essentia Health COO starts Monday

Essentia Health today announced that Steve Jorgensen will serve as its new chief operating officer, beginning today. Jorgensen ...

Alice Skadsberg: Conversations with Harley

Relax. What does the word mean anyway? “Just Relax” or “Oh! Relax will ya”. I do like the sound of that. Now that ...

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Center for Renewal open house Thursday

Following an extensive renovation and relocation to the first floor of the Duluth Clinic Third Street Building, the Center ...
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Free Event: 2014 Essentia Health Cancer Survivors Conference

There’s still time to sign up for Essentia Health’s 2014 Cancer Survivors Conference to be held Saturday, March 22, at ...

MDA planning gypsy moth suppression treatments in Duluth this summer

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and partner organizations are planning to tackle gypsy moth infestations in ...

Asthma treatment uses heat to help patients breathe

Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center (SMMC) completed its first bronchial thermoplasty procedure on March 5. Bronchial ...
Former ICU nurse Mary Froberg wheels the Comfort Cart to patients' rooms at Essentia Health-Virginia. The cart is filled with complimentary items to make a patient's stay more comfortable. Submitted

Comfort Cart brings smiles to Essentia Health-Virginia patients

Sometimes, even the simplest of gestures can make a patient’s hospital stay more pleasant. Perhaps it’s a fresh, hot ...
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Essentia Health’s Heart Center brings lifesaving procedure to Northland

When doctors diagnosed 86-year-old Delores “Dolly” Stepan with aortic stenosis, the prognosis was grim. The disease narrows ...
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Health Notebook

What’s In Style For 2014? A Healthy Colon. Duluth’s Miller Hill Mall will feature Essentia Health’s large inflatable ...
Claudia Ellwood tries on jeans in her old size and discovers just how much her body has changed after bariatric surgery. Once a women’s size 26-28, she’s now a size 8. Submitted

Essentia Health surgical specialties transform Iron Range woman

If you knew Claudia Ellwood in 2012, you may not recognize her today. Even her daughter, Jodi Boyne, has asked, “Who are ...
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Bill aims to improve emergency care environment

Members of Minnesota’s legislative delegation along with members of the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Emergency ...

Essentia Health adds new advance practice clinicians in Duluth, Hayward

Physician Assistant Jenna Coldwell has joined the Hospitalist Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center. As ...
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HealthPartners and Essentia Health collaborate to promote use of website

Essentia Health is encouraging both its employees and patients to consider a new online option called virtuwell when seeking ...
Celebrating the success of the three-day, 180-participant, 230-mile snowmobile ride through Northeastern Minnesota, the largest snowmobile fundraiser in the world, are the five tour co-hosts (from left): Kent Hrbek, former Minnesota Twins player; Ron Gardenhire, Twins manager; Bryan Flaherty, Black Woods restaurants owner; Joe Vavra, Twins coach; and Terry Steinbach, former Twins player and current coach. Submitted

Black Woods Blizzard Tour raises $760,000 for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

The 15th annual Black Woods Blizzard Tour raised $760,000 for treatment and research to find a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral ...
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Allergist joins Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic

Dr. Alaaddin Kandeel, an allergist, has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic in Duluth. Dr. Kandeel enjoys working with ...
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