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Use Thanksgiving to talk more than just turkey this year | Discussing advance care directives

Guest post from Essentia Health Thanksgiving is more than just turkey and pumpkin pie. It’s a time for many people to get together with their dearest family and friends. Essentia Health reminds you that this is also a perfect time to discuss advance care planning and advance care directives, the kind of care you would… Read More Use Thanksgiving to talk more than just turkey this year | Discussing advance care directives

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#Essentia Health offers Best Known Way to Quit Smoking | Great American Smoke Out 11/16/17

Essentia Health’s mission is to make a healthy difference in people’s lives and one of the best ways to do that is to help smokers quit the habit.  “We surveyed communities where we have hospitals and one of the recurring health issues in just about every area was tobacco cessation,” says Jill Doberstein, who heads up Essentia’s tobacco… Read More #Essentia Health offers Best Known Way to Quit Smoking | Great American Smoke Out 11/16/17

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#Essentia Health Tips | Making healthier choices when dining out

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Americans enjoy eating out. It’s convenient, and we like to have someone else do the cooking and cleanup. We spend a lot of money eating meals away from home or bringing in carry-out. It’s estimated that half of our food dollars are now spent in… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Making healthier choices when dining out

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#Essentia Health Tips | Redefining after-school snacks

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Let’s redefine after-school snacks With school back in session, it’s time to plan for after-school snacks. For kids and many adults, snacking is necessary to meet our daily needs for vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Children eat 25 percent of their calories from snacks but still… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Redefining after-school snacks