Focus On Health

More Medical Services Available in Ashland

ASHLAND Wis.- The Ashland community now has better access to medical specialists. St.Luke’s celebrated its new Chequamegon Clinic building on Wednesday, April 25th. Medical professionals say the larger space has been a long time…

New Shingles Vaccine Available

DULUTH, Minn.- It's a common disease in elderly adults, medical professionals warn, shingles can be painful and cause many side effects. But now a new vaccine is on the market. The new shingles…

Working Out with XMT-3 Training Studio

DULUTH, Minn. - As the weather begins to warm, more and more people are heading outside to enjoy the nice days. Many are doing their first runs outside, while some are training for…

CASDA Officially Launches Pet Foster Program

DULUTH, Minn. - On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by a partner in the United States, according to the National Center Against Domestic Violence. Officials say it can…

Northland Community Wellness Day

DULUTH, Minn. - The city of Duluth teamed up with UMD health services to host Northland Community Wellness Day. The event took place at the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center. Its mission is…

Strength Training on New Duluth YMCA Equipment

DULUTH, Minn. -As Spring weather continues to evade the Northland, FOX 21's William Seay went inside the Duluth YMCA to work with a personal trainer. Emily Ranta, the Associate Executive Director of the…

Flag Ceremony Honors Organ Recipients and Donors

DULUTH, Minn.- Organ donors and recipients were honored today in downtown Duluth. Studies show over 3,00 people in the Midwest are waiting to receive an organ. Essentia Health raised a flag showing support…

Out with the Old, In with the Juul

DULUTH, Minn.- A new craze is making its way through the Midwest called 'juuling.' Juul's are a type of electronic, re-chargeable cigarette that is claimed to provide a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes.…

UMinn Wins $42 Million Biomedical Research Grant

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A $42 million biomedical research grant to the University of Minnesota is one of the biggest federal grants the school has ever received. The university is announcing the National Institutes of Health grant Friday morning. The Star…

Reducing the Stigma Around Mental Health

DULUTH, Minn.- Workers for the city of Duluth began training the correct way to address mental illness in the work place last year, Tuesday a plethora of organizations are following suit. Northland…

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