Protect your feet this summer

The summer heat and humidity is finally here! Going to the beach, attending town festivals and family reunions with barbecues fill the sunny summer days. Are your feet begin protected during these fun summer activities? Summer can damage your feet if … [Read more...]

Managing and coping with stress

People feel a variety of emotions throughout their everyday life—happiness, stress, sadness, etc. You might feel excited about your weekend get away with family, but remember a work deadline you have to meet before leaving and suddenly feel panicked. … [Read more...]

Add new colors to your meal time

Are you getting your recommended fruit and vegetable intake of 5 to 9 servings a day? Eating fruits and vegetables in a variety of colors is more eye appealing to a person and provides a broad range of nutrients. Green fruits and vegetables are … [Read more...]

How much noise is too much noise?

Your favorite song comes on the radio, so you crank up the volume to blast the music and sing out loud at the top of your lungs. Are you aware of the damage this can cause your ears? In general, everyone is exposed to sounds in their everyday … [Read more...]

Eating healthy foods on a budget

Often people think that eating healthy costs too much money and it’s cheaper to buy packed food or quickly go through a drive-thru window at a fast food restaurant. While it may be more convenient to eat these quick fix meals, your body might not … [Read more...]

Nursing scholarship award winners

For the past three years we’ve presented a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior who is pursuing a degree in nursing in each of our 5 office locations: Benson, Litchfield, Little Falls, Redwood Falls and Willmar. In order to be considered for … [Read more...]

Protect your skin

The Spring sunshine has finally arrived and you’re excited to catch some sun rays and get that bronze tan you’ve been dreaming about all winter long.                 Did you know … [Read more...]

The benefits of feeling happy

Everyone experiences busy, stressful, sad and challenging days throughout their life. But did you know your own happiness can not only improve your overall well-being, but can bring others happiness too? There are many benefits of feeling … [Read more...]

10 Simple Ways to Increase your Physical Activity

Regardless of your shape or size, physical activity has been shown to add years to your life and life to your years. But believe it or not, the benefits of physical activity are not restricted to exercise performed in the gym. In fact, one of the … [Read more...]

Dress in Layers to Survive (& Enjoy) MN Winters

The wind is whipping and the forecast says the "polar vortex" is looming again. Days like today it would be nice to stay in my pajamas and slippers and never leave the house. For most of us, staying indoors all day is just not possible and I do like … [Read more...]