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What to Do About Dry Skin

What to Do About Dry Skin

Dry skin is can be temporary — for example you might only suffer from it during the winter months — but for some it can be a lifelong condition. Although skin is often driest on your hands, arms and lower legs, this varies from person to person. What's more, signs and symptoms [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

For Health's Sake, Quit Smoking...Your Oils

For Health's Sake, Quit Smoking...Your Oils

LA CROSSE, WI. – Most of us know that cooking with oils is healthier than cooking with butter or margarine. However, it isn’t as commonly known that oils can actually lose their nutritional value at certain temperatures. Not only can oils lose some of their ability to lower your risk [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

6 Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

6 Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, more than one in three female adults has some form of cardiovascular disease. Risk factors can be hereditary but other factors are related to your habits and lifestyle — things you can [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

After Beating Cancer, It's the Patient Leading the Physician

After Beating Cancer, It's the Patient Leading the Physician

Mitzi Roberts, 48, of Mankato, Minn., has been a dancer all of her life. She’s made dancing her livelihood and owns the Dance Express dance studio. On top of her penchant for dancing and operating her business, she decided three years ago to add a Mankato-based dance competition fundraiser to [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

A Heart Murmur Can be Innocent or Serious

A Heart Murmur Can be Innocent or Serious

Lubb-dupp. Lubb-dupp. Those words are often used to describe the sound of a heartbeat. That steady, regular sound is made by heart valves, opening and closing as blood circulates through your heart. The term heart “murmur” refers to a different sound. A murmur is an abnormal extra sound that can be heard [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Dancing with the Mankato Stars

Interview with Dr. Kevin Cockerill and breast cancer patient Mitzi Roberts about their dance partnership.

Created by Micah Dorfner

Dancing with the Mankato Stars

Interview with Dr. Kevin Cockerill and breast cancer patient Mitzi Roberts about their dance partnership.

Created by Micah Dorfner

Quick Quiz: Women's Heart Health

Quick Quiz: Women's Heart Health

It's time we start seeing red! That's what Mayo Clinic Health System nurse practitioner Susan Pope says, as we prepare to recognize American Heart Month. Heart disease is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined and according to the American Heart Association, while one in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

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