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Wellness

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Health Expert Says Fat Is ‘Awesome’

The long-held view of fat in our diets is that it causes health problems. One registered dietitian says that’s not the case anymore and that we need fat to stay healthy and thin.

01/28/2013

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Magazine Says Twin Cities Among Nation’s Healthiest

Minneapolis and St. Paul do not want for top ratings on various surveys of superlative civic qualities, but in case anyone needed a reminder, both earned top 10 rankings in women’s health.

01/03/2013

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Mark Rosen & His Mother Doris Confront Aging

As our parents age, they worry about becoming frail and losing their independence. And we dread the talk – about their driving, moving to a nursing home, and preparing for worse. Mark Rosen and his mom are going through it now.

11/19/2012

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Odd Finds At The Minn. State Fair

There is more to the fair than the fried foods and Midway rides. WCCO’s Matt Brickman wanted to find the odd things at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

08/31/2012

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Gen X, Gen Y Workers More Stressed, Less Healthy

It sure seems like we have a lot of health and wellness programs out there. But are younger people paying attention? A study seems to indicate they’re not, that they feel more stressed and less healthy than Baby Boomers.

07/19/2012

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Aerial Yoga: A Creative Way To Stay In Shape

If you’re looking for unique new ways to stay fit, aerial yoga might be something to check out. It certainly gives new meaning to the phrase “hanging out.”

06/19/2012

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Twin Cities Among Best For Women’s Well-Being

Of all the major metro areas in the U.S., the Twin Cities was just named one of the best for women’s well-being.

05/11/2012

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8 Calorie Myths Busted

We know the way to lose weight is to cut calories from our diet. But how do we separate the nutrition facts from the myths?

WCCO-TV–04/17/2012

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Trying A New Approach To Primary Care: Prevention

A budding model for primary care that encourages the family doctor to act as a health coach who focuses as much on preventing illness as on treating it has shown promising results and saved insurers millions of dollars.

07/20/2011

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Minn. Fitness Clubs Promote Group Dynamics

Are headsets making you fat? The annual dropout rate at U.S. health clubs is soaring toward 50 percent, which has triggered a war over the hearts, minds and flabby thighs of Minnesotans.

03/14/2011

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