Telling stories. Sharing ideas. Healthy advice.

emergency c section, car accident, arm amputation, jessie krone, rehabilitation patient, trauma patient, miland knapp rehabilitation center, trauma care

Read Jessie’s story

Jessie Krone is incredibly thankful for her children. Her youngest daughter was born by C-section after a traumatic car crash.

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Clinic & Specialty Center – Rehabilitation Department Video Tour

Join Dr. David Hilden on a video walking tour of the Rehabilitation Department within our beautiful new Clinic & Specialty Center.

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He has dyslexia?

When your child is not making academic progress or having “behavior” problems in school, he may have an undiagnosed learning disability.

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The Birth Center – Patient Experience Interview with Kyrsten

We interviewed Kyrsten and her husband to learn more about their experience at the Birth Center during Kyrsten’s birth of her first child.

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How to talk to your kids about mass violence

Young children may not know or understand, but they can sense distress. Parents can manage their reactions and affect how children react.

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Read Chris’s story

Chris Leatherdale has been through a lot. He was taken to HCMC after suffering burns while saving his horses that were trapped in a barn fire.

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Separation anxiety and your preschooler – what can parents do?

Fall often brings changes in school routines for kids going to preschool or daycare, transitions that can be filled with tearful goodbyes.

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Pharmacy services designed to enhance care in the Clinic & Specialty Center

As we introduce areas of the new Clinic & Specialty Center, we take you to one of the busiest and most important areas – the pharmacy.

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The best for healthy Latino youth

As it is National Hispanic Heritage Month we’re celebrating the Aqui Para Ti program at the Whittier Clinic.

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Falling is not a normal part of aging

Falls are the leading cause of injury and death among those aged 65 and older. Older adults are treated in emergency departments every year.

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woman with elbow pain, rheumatoid arthritis, musculoskeletal disorders, neck and back pain, immune system disorders, tendinitis, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, Dr. Linh Ngo, DO, RHMSUS, chronic pain

Is your pain weather sensitive?

It’s important to talk to your doctor about pain, especially if it feels severe, and persistent and lasts for more than a few weeks.

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Donors inspired by Clinic & Specialty Center naming opportunities

The construction of the Clinic & Specialty Center has opened doors for donor recognition opportunities at a scale previously unavailable.

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New Clinic & Specialty Center video tour with Dr. David Hilden

Construction on the HCMC Clinic & Specialty Center is moving along at a rapid pace, and we’re on track to open on March 26, 2018.

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Serious car crash impacts family in more ways than one

Shannon Kerr was driving, with her two girls secured in the back seat. They were on their way to get a puppy. Then, something happened.

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HCMC at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair

Going to the MN State Fair? Check out the following events and get together with HCMC at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

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Family, friends of 9-time Ironman Triathlete hold fundraiser to support brain injury research

Charlene had long been a dedicated runner, biker, and swimmer who would eventually run more than 40 marathons.

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10 years later: 35W Bridge Collapse

Heroes come in all forms. While we remember the rescue efforts after the 35W Bridge went down, our thoughts are with those who didn’t make it.

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A natural, life-changing event

Birth is an intimate and life-changing experience. We sat down with two doctors to learn more about The Birth Center.

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man yawning at work, sleep apnea, daytime fatigue, low energy, trouble concentrating, sleep disorders, Ranji Varghese, MD, minnesota regional sleep disorder center, sleep center, STOP-Bang Sleep Apnea Test, untreated sleep apnea

Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

Are you tired during the day? Is your energy low? Do you have trouble concentrating? Your challenges could be due to nighttime troubles.

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Ladies…do you pee when you sneeze?

About one in every three women over the age of 45 experience urine leakage. It is common and can be distressing, but it is treatable.

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