Pool Safety in Apartment Complexes
Recipe: Fiesta Rice Salad
The Newest Clinic in the Northwest Suburbs
North Memorial One of America's 50 Best Hospitals
Are You At Risk for Stroke?
Upcoming Events from North Memorial

Life RingPool Safety in Apartment Complexes

Last year was a record year for drownings in Hennepin County. Nineteen people lost their lives in the water while another 21 nearly drowned. The disturbing trend has created an increase in attention to water safety, with the newly created Twin Cities Metro Water Safety Task Force, coordinated by North Memorial, leading the way. Read more... 

Rice Salad

Recipe: Fiesta Rice Salad 

By Karen Palmer, Registered Dietitian, North Memorial

This recipe provides an array of vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber and antioxidants to reduce one's risk for stroke and cardiovascular diseases. It's also a colorful salad that's perfect to pair with grilled chicken, meat, fish, etc., as we move into grilling season. Read more... 

North Memorial Clinic, Maple GroveNow Open: North Memorial Clinic, Maple Grove


With the April opening of a new primary care/internal medicine clinic in Maple Grove, residents of the northwest Twin Cities have a brand new option for health care. The clinic addresses a full range of medical needs from walk-in urgent care, wellness and disease prevention to chronic condition management. Read more.

HealthGrades America's 50 Best HospitalNorth Memorial Among America's 50 Best Hospitals

The secret is out. North Memorial made the well-respected list of HealthGrades America's 50 Best Hospitals and is the only one in Minnesota to receive such acclaim. On average, patients treated at America's 50 Best Hospitals had nearly a 30 percent lower risk of death.  Read more... 

Stroke Awareness Word Cloud

Are You At Risk for a Stroke? 

With May heralding the arrival of National Stroke Awareness Month, it's a good time to asses your risk for a stroke. The National Stroke Association reports that up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Read more... 

CalendarUpcoming Events from North Memorial

LaborCare Health Fair

North Memorial is proud to sponsor the LaborCare Health Fair 2012 on May 5 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Target Field. You'll be able to assemble first aid kits, talk to health experts and participate in health screenings. The fair includes activities for all ages. To learn more, visit www.lchealthfair.com or find "LaborCare Health Fair" on Facebook.

Maple Grove Half Marathon & 5K

Join North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute on May 12 at 7:30 a.m. to support the 5th Annual Maple Grove Half Marathon & 5K at Maple Grove Sr. High School Stadium. To learn more, visit www.MapleGroveHalfMarathon.com. 

 

American Heart Association - Twin Cities Heart Walk

Help North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute raise money to fund life-saving research and initiatives. We invite you to join our team as we walk our way toward a healthier community. The Twin Cities Heart Walk is on May 19 at Target Field. For more information about the American Heart Association Heart Walk or to sign-up for the walk online, visit: http://twincitiesheartwalk.kintera.org/northmemorial.

 

Joint Replacement Center Open House

The North Memorial Joint Replacement Center will host an open house on May 21. The event will include physician talks about osteoarthritis and anterior hip replacement. Physicians will speak at noon and 3 p.m., and the unit will be available for touring from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Please pre-register by calling the Joint Replacement Center at (763) 520-1800.

 

30 Minutes Could Save Your Life - Free Stroke Screening

North Memorial Medical Center, Minnesota's first primary certified stroke center, will once again offer free stroke risk assessments during May, National Stroke Awareness Month. An assessment includes a non-fasting cholesterol and glucose screening, blood pressure check and one-to-one risk factor interview with a health care provider.

  • When: Thursday, May 31, 5-8 p.m.
  • Where: North Memorial Medical Center, 3300 Oakdale Ave. N., Robbinsdale
  • Pre-Registration Required: Please pre-register by calling the Stroke Center at (763) 520-5900.
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