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Friday, August 10, 2018
Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Krishna Kolandaivel  Dr. Krishna Kolandaivel, an oncologist and hematologist, has joined the Cancer Center at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, Minnesota.  “One of the reasons I chose this specialty is because it’s very rewarding,” says Dr. Kolandaivel. “The treatments we provide can be life-altering, and we can really make a difference for ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
HELPING CROW WING COUNTY SMILE   Kellie Heidelberger-Townley had never suffered with such pain.   “It felt like the pain went right to my brain,” she recalls of a broken and infected tooth that recently brought her to the Emergency Department at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. “I didn’t know where else to go because I just couldn’t take it ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, August 06, 2018
Fair Food Frenzy 2018  By Teresa Farrell, Registered and Licensed Dietician at Essentia Health.  With the Minnesota State Fair just around the corner, the question is what is a foodie to look forward to?  Some people go to the fair for the exhibits, competitions, demonstrations, entertainment or other reasons, and some go mainly for the food!  This year the Minnesota State Fair website states ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, August 03, 2018
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas  By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health.  The heart of summer brings delicious fruits and vegetables from our gardens, farmers markets and the overflowing produce departments at local grocery stores. Salsa is a popular way to capitalize on these riches.  Salsa entered the English language from the Spanish word meaning ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Peggy Holtz, a chaplain at Essentia Health – St. Joseph’s Medical Center, felt called to ensure terminal patients aren’t alone when they die.  “Often when a patient is in their final hours, they are comforted by family and friends,” she shared. “But there are situations where a patient doesn’t have anyone to be with them, whether it’s an absent or estranged family situation, or purely due to ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Jeri HughesMarketing & Community RelationsEssentia Health(218) 828-7583    July 18, 2018    We’ve become a nation of snackers  By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health.  Gobble, gulp and go is the theme of eating in America.  We’re snacking more than ever and overhauling the very definition of the American meal. Snack food is ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Brainerd Public Schools are pleased to announce that six school libraries will be open during the summer thanks to grants from National Joint Powers Association (NJPA) and Crow Wing County Power, and generous donations from Black Ridge Bank and Deerwood Bank.  The library will be open during limited hours at the following locations:   BAXTER: Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m., beginning ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release