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Expecting a child? Try this fast track

[Star Tribune, Sept. 7, 2012] As a nurse, Kimberly Hinrichs does her best to help expectant parents prepare for the big event. But she couldn’t help noticing that there were a lot of empty seats at the childbirth classes she oversees at Cambridge Medical Center north of the Twin Cities. So this year, she decided […]

Mercy Hospital among first to try new heart scanner

[Star Tribune, Sept. 7, 2012] Doctors at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids have been among the first in the nation to use a new technology that combines blood flow measurements in coronary arteries with infrared scanning to better find and then clear blockages to the heart. Called the Ilumien PCI Optimization System and made by […]

West Broadway Farmers Market promotes community wellness

[Insight News, September 5, 2012] Visitors to the West Broadway Farmers Market can check out new features this year. You can try out an exercise, watch a cooking demonstration and take home the recipe. Those who walk or ride bikes to the market can enter a raffle. The added attractions to promote community wellness are […]

Children have fun creating art at Kenny Kids

[Coon Rapids Herald, August 30, 2012] Kids had fun at the third annual art party Aug. 23 at Kenny Kids, a specialized pediatric rehabilitation program in Coon Rapids offered by Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Allina Health. But is was not just for children who are patients at Kenny Kids, but also for their […]