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The Athlete’s Advocate: A Team Approach to Sports Medicine at St. Luke’s

Published in Moms & Dads Today magazine, September/October 2016 The Athlete’s Advocate: A Team Approach to Sports Medicine at St. Luke’s “Mom, dad, I want to play hockey!” Many parents hear sentences similar to this ...

Pelvic Floor Therapy at St. Luke’s: Improving Lives by Treating a Common Condition

Published in The Woman Today magazine, August/September 2016 Pelvic Floor Therapy at St. Luke’s: Improving Lives by Treating a Common Condition Pelvic floor issues, such as incontinence and pelvic pain, can be embarrassing and difficult to talk ...

Delivering Individualized Care for Expecting Mothers

Published in Moms & Dads Today magazine, July/August 2016 Delivering Individualized Care for Expecting Mothers Meet St. Luke’s Certified Nurse Midwife Mary Johnson Perhaps the greatest hallmark of modern health care is the shift toward ...

An Innovative Treatment for Uterine Fibroids: Minimally Invasive Procedures at St. Luke’s

Published in The Woman Today magazine, June/July 2016 issue An Innovative Treatment for Uterine Fibroids: Minimally Invasive Procedures at St. Luke’s Monthly periods for women are generally a mere inconvenience. But for some women, they can be ...

Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Published in Positively Superior magazine, April/May 2016 Staying Healthy During Pregnancy Finding out you are pregnant can be both exciting, and nerve wracking—especially for first time moms. With all the advice available, both online and from ...

A Mother's Instinct: Life Saving Technology at St. Luke's

Published in Moms & Dads Today magazine, May/June 2016 issue A Mother’s Instinct: Life Saving Technology at St. Luke’s Matthew Dallmann, a true Minnesotan, has been playing hockey since he was five years old. His mother has been ...

St. Luke's Rehab Unit Helps Eveleth Man Reach Goal

Published in Duluth Superior Living magazine, March/April 2015 issue It takes a team St. Luke’s Rehab Unit Helps Eveleth Man Reach Goal It was one of those odd spring days in northern Minnesota in late-April, 2014. Despite the date on the ...

Making Your Heart the Priority

Published in The Woman Today magazine, April/May 2016 Making Your Heart the Priority: Helpful Tips for Preventing Heart Disease from St. Luke’s When we think of women’s health, we might first consider breast cancer screenings or an annual ...

St. Luke's Makes Every Moment Count

Published in the Duluthian magazine, March/April 2016 St. Luke’s Makes Every Moment Count How Saving Seconds Can Save Lives in Heart Attack Care You’ve heard it over and over again. When it comes to medical emergencies, every moment ...

Building Emotionally Healthy Adolescents

Published in Moms & Dads Today magazine, March/April 2016 Building Emotionally Healthy Adolescents Mental Health Screenings at St. Luke's Pediatric Associates and the Power of Resilience Just the words “junior high” are enough to ...

Inside the Mind of Dr. Rebecca Meyerson

Published in The Woman Today magazine, February/March 2016 Inside the Mind of Dr. Rebecca Meyerson Meet St. Luke’s newest neurologist The human brain is a fascinating instrument. In an average adult, the brain weighs about three pounds, which ...

St. Luke's Offers Nitrous Oxide in the Birthing Center

Published in Moms & Dads Today magazine, January/February 2016 Laughing gas = Happy moms St. Luke’s First in Northland to Offer Nitrous Oxide During Labor If you’ve ever had a cavity filled, you may have been offered nitrous oxide ...

Fighting Cancer with Hearts and Minds

Published in The Woman Today magazine, December 2015 Fighting cancer with hearts and minds: A unique approach at St. Luke's Regional Cancer Center 1 in 3 women. 1 in 2 men. According to data from the National Cancer Institute, those are the odds ...

Cold and Flu: Basics, Care and Prevention

Published in Moms & Dads Today magazine, November/December 2015 COLD AND FLU: BASICS, CARE AND PREVENTION Every year, seemingly without fail, it begins. A sniff. A sneeze. A cough. A cold. For parents, sending young kids back to daycare or school ...

Flu Shots are Available at any St. Luke's Primary Care Clinics

Beginning now through November, flu shots will be available at St. Luke’s primary care clinics during regular clinic hours. To make it convenient to receive the vaccination, anyone may call to schedule an appointment during clinic hours or ...

Medical Technology That's All About the Patient

Published in the Woman Today magazine, October/November 2015 Medical technology that’s all about the patient Seemingly every day, new stories appear about breakthrough medical technology that will help physicians see better, operate better, or ...

Helping Patients from Diagnosis through Survivorship

Published in The Woman Today magazine, August/September 2014 Helping patients from diagnosis through survivorship Anne Silva-Benedict, MD, St. Luke’s Regional Cancer Center Even as a young girl living in Sri Lanka, Anne Silva-Benedict, MD, ...

Pump the Brakes There, Father Time

Published in the Duluthian magazine, September/October 2015 Pump the brakes there, Father Time. Small things that can make a big difference for your skin We’ve all been there. Maybe we didn’t get enough sleep. Maybe we’ve been on ...

Get with the plan: the role of birth plans for expectant moms

Published in Moms & Dads Today magazine, September/October 2015 Get with the plan: the role of birth plans for expectant moms Molly Anderson is pregnant. Very pregnant. It’s two weeks before she is scheduled to give birth to her second ...

Be a Health Advocate for You

Published in The Woman Today, August/September 2015 Be a health advocate for you. The human body is a fabulously complex machine. It’s made up of 650 muscles, 206 bones, 60,000 miles of blood vessels and over 100 trillion cells. It is also ...

A Never-Before Seen Look at Cancer Survivorship

St. Luke’s Regional Cancer Center Director Dr. Basem Goueli gave a riveting talk about cancer survivorship, the patient/oncologist relationship and how to optimize survivorship. The talk was part of St. Luke’s Understanding Cancer: ...

Got a Picky Eater? Help is Here!

Published in Moms & Dads Today, July/August 2015 Got a Picky Eater? Help is Here! If you’re a parent, raise your hand if this sounds familiar: you’ve planned, shopped-for and prepared a delicious, healthy meal, placed it on the table ...

It's a Woman's World

Published in The Woman Today, June/July 2015 It's a Woman's World Dr. Johnson is something of a rarity. In a medical specialty with over 90 percent male physicians, Dr. Johnson has something that is fairly unique in the field. Her name. ...

Care Coordination: Putting Patients First

Published in Moms & Dads Today, May/June 2015 Care Coordination: Putting Patients First For most of us, interactions with health care providers tend to come at times when we aren’t at our best. Maybe we’re sick. Or stressed. Anxious. ...

The Changing Face of Women's Health at St. Luke's OB/GYN

Published in Woman Today, April/May 2015 The Changing Face of Women's Health at St. Luke's OB/GYN St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates is a thriving women’s practice purpose-built to meet the diverse needs of ...

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