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Every move you make, the patient is watching you
Patients have a way of hanging onto every nonverbal cue they notice, no matter how small. Was the doctor frowning as he/she entered the exam room? Did the nurse at the hospital bedside seem harried w...
6/5/13 at 12:32 PM 5 health messages from Angelina Jolie 5/31/13 at 12:37 PM
A health scare, but not enough to change their ways 5/28/13 at 12:22 PM
Healthy Eating for Summer Fun
Note: This article was written by Courtney Meier and Emily Hofer, two dietetic interns that worked with me this week at the Worthington Hy-Vee. Summer is a time when everyone wants to be healthy, act...
5/24/13 at 12:41 PM Get a Healthy Chocolate Fix 12/3/12 at 11:09 AM
10 Foods in This Dietitian’s Kitchen 8/1/12 at 1:10 PM
Nursing homes get financial bump as lawmakers OK health care bill
By Danielle Killey Nursing homes and other care facilities will get more state money than they have seen in years. Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, said the budget plan lawmakers approved last week inc...
5/18/13 at 6:40 PM Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
Seniors and caregivers rally for ‘five and five’ state aid increase 5/3/13 at 8:36 AM
Spider Lies on Facebook
I am terribly afraid of spiders, so I was a bit squeamish about debunking a few of the false spider-related posts on Facebook. I Used to be an Adventurer Like You Until I Took a Spider to the Butt One...
4/23/13 at 7:49 PM Headaches and Other Brain Drains 2/12/13 at 5:56 PM
Advice Columnist Practice Letter 1/24/13 at 10:16 PM
End of the Line 1: Lance’s Confession: The Question of Significance in Role Models
END OF THE LINE: This is the first of many to come as the Flensburg Files opens a new category called End of the Line. All Change Please, which focuses on the downfall of celebrities and the end of ...
1/18/13 at 5:53 AM
I take pride in not being sick. One year, in high school, I was given an award for perfect attendance. The other years, I had only a miss or two -- but usually it was for personal reasons. I remembe...
3/6/12 at 11:39 AM
Cantaloupe makes my nose itch. Thats why I dont eat it. Its an idiosyncracy I inherited from DotMom, and its stuck. But I do like watermelon, although I havent had much of it yet this year. The folk...
7/15/11 at 3:36 PM
1986: Crazy Lady Recommends Phones and Fitness
Remember how big the fitness craze was in 1986?...
5/9/11 at 6:00 PM 1961: Bill Me, Thrill Me 5/8/11 at 11:00 AM
1961: Five County District? 4/18/11 at 11:00 AM
Healthy Recipes: Mexican Chicken Casserole
Below is a recipe for Mexican chicken casserole fromHealthy Living and Recipes on KUSQ 104.3 FM in Worthington, presented every Thursday morning at 7:30 AM by Peggy Saxton, Registered Dietitian at Av...
4/7/11 at 4:07 AM Big Government Might Be Right When it Comes To Exercise 4/5/11 at 12:49 PM
Yoga May Help Irregular Heart Beat 4/4/11 at 2:49 PM
A new face at the Worthington YMCA
Spend a few minutes with Ryan Seykora, and its obvious where his passion lies. Recently taking over as the Worthington Area YMCAs Health and Fitness director, Seykora has brought excitement and exper...
11/1/10 at 1:02 AM
A recipe for Mother Nature's Elixir
I've been sick since I arrived in Portland on Monday. Head splitting, eyes watering, nose itching, coughing, coughing, tight chest, sore everywhere. Not the best condition to be in when attending a c...
4/23/10 at 6:50 AM A really delicious weekend 3/29/10 at 9:48 AM