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Grieving during the holidays – the 4 R’s

Adapted from National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization Bereavement Professionals Chat, Grief Support and the Holidays, Kara Thoma, LCSW, ACHP-SW, Joelle Osterhaus, LCSW, ACHP-SW, October 2021. The holidays are an emotional and often stressful time for most of us, which are often further intensified for the bereaved. As the time approaches, dread, anxiety, and worry…

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Get your skin ready for the winter

October is National Eczema Awareness Month. Sounds like a good time to talk about winter and how the cold upcoming weather can be harsh on our skin. Dry skin and eczema are two of the most common conditions the dermatologists at Hennepin Healthcare see this time of year. Dr. Jenny Liu, from the Dermatology Clinic,…

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Seasonal affective disorder a.k.a. the winter blues

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons, most common in the late fall or winter months.

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Interview: How Hennepin EMS is preparing for Super Bowl LII

Did you know that Hennepin Emergency Medical Services staff every home game for the Twins, Lynx, Timberwolves, MN United, and the Vikings?

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5 tips to get your skin ready for summer

Dermatologist Dr. Jenny Liu offers some tips to get your winter skin ready for summer. Get ready to reflect that summer glow!

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Take the bite out of frostbite

Frostbite can happen quickly. Infants and children are at higher risk because they lose heat from their skin more rapidly than adults.

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