Category Archives: Healthy Matters

Middle-aged men face new health challenges

As men get older, they tend to face many new health problems in a short period of time, says HCMC’s Dr. Bryan Nelson. Dr. Nelson is a family medicine physician at HCMC’s Golden Valley Clinic, as well as the Medical … Continue reading

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Visit HCMC at the Fair!

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), Minnesota’s first Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, is excited to be at the great Minnesota get-together on the following dates this year: Friday, August 23 – staff from HCMC’s Adult and Pediatric Burn Center will … Continue reading

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What’s going on in there? Radiologist talks about imaging at HCMC

Radiologist Dr. Tony Severt talks about the latest in imaging services available at Hennepin County Medical Center — including the new Whittier Imaging Center in South Minneapolis — offering routine head, neck, spine, pelvic, fetal and musculoskeletal imaging, minor interventional … Continue reading

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Addressing pain, other symptoms of terminal illness

“Unfortunately, many people expect pain at the end of life,” explains Dr. Jeffrey Rubins, Medical Director of Palliative Care at Hennepin County Medical Center,  in a recent Healthy Matters podcast.  “And one of the things that palliative care really does well … Continue reading

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Is weight loss surgery right for you?

“Thirty percent of adults in the United States are overweight,” explains weight loss treatment expert Dr. Guilford Hartley in a recent Healthy Matters podcast. “And one person out of every 20 is overweight enough to be eligible for gastric bypass … Continue reading

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Burn surgeons warn about the use of accelerants on outdoor fires

“Accelerants poured on fires are a big problem, and cause a lot of the injuries we see,” explains Dr. George Peltier, reconstructive surgeon at HCMC’s Burn Center. “During damp conditions, or if people just want to get a large fire going, they will … Continue reading

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Healthy Matters — at the Fair!

Dr. Hilden describes a scene from “The Grapes of Wrath” before answering questions about gastroenteritis, back and neck pain, esophagitis, tennis elbow and other general health questions at the Minnesota State Fair. Listen to the 8/28/11 Healthy Matters podcast from … Continue reading

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