Health & Wellness
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How does the design of your house or apartment help you live a healthy and connected life? Minneapolis resident Tasoulla Hadjiyanni has been studying this through her work as Northrop Professor of … more
It began as a conversation among neighbors. Russel Balenger remembers when his sons were younger and in a row with a couple of families. “I went to the heads of the families and said we had to … more
Eating disorders affect every gender, age, race, class, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Longtime Hamline-Midway resident and writer Lisa Whalen knows that only too well. Her debut book was out in … more
To a cross country skier, there are few sounds more magical than the swoosh of their skis on a freshly groomed trail – and Minnesota has no shortage of these.According to Gail Lundeen Brand, … more
Seven-year-old Danielle Graczyk sat on the kitchen floor of her one-level house, curled up into her dog, Sally. The blankets wrapped around her comforted the two to sleep. Sally had been brought to … more
A woman came into Open Cities Health Center (OCHC), 409 N Dunlap St., St. Paul, crying. She had just lost her job and didn’t know how she’d pay for the insulin she needed. Without … more
When Talita Silva left her small town in Brazil to work as an au pair in St. Paul last December, she dreamt of using her two-year visa to travel the U.S. and improve her English in order to one day … more
On University Avenue in St. Paul, yellow, green and red paint covers the walls of a new housing unit for homeless teens and young adults to transition into living independently. The Mino Oski Ain Dah … more
Eleven young activists connect on Zoom with Irreducible Grace Foundation (IGF) team members every other Sunday afternoon. These student activists listen as the IGF team members talk about how to … more
Bryale Winters, joined by his colleague, Crystal Vital-Schwartz, knocked on the door of a 16-year-old youth’s house for their initial meeting. As the youth’s community coach, … more
For some people in need, going to a traditional food shelf brings feelings of anxiety and shame. About seven years ago, Minneapolis-based nonprofit Keystone Community Services had an idea to change … more
As the school season ends, Megan Phinney, coordinator of the Children’s Gardening Program at Urban Farm and Garden Alliance (UFGA), gets ready for new and returning children to flood the … more
Youth participating in ComMUSICation programs speak many different languages including Spanish, Hmong, Karen, Oromo, Somali, Thai, and Vietnamese. The common language they all share, besides English, … more
One wall handball wasn’t designed for the pandemic. But it’s a healthy solution to indoor courts for handball players.“All you need is a ball and a wall,” a player … more
    Professional forager Tim Clemens said, “If you want to learn about the trees, herbs, and mushrooms all around you, let’s take a walk together. You don’t have to … more
    Owner and pharmacist Jim Stage stands in front of the temporary location for Lloyd’s Pharmacy at 694 Snelling. (Photos by Tesha M. Christensen)[/caption] Six weeks after … more
Defining You Pilates and Fitness owner Suzy Levi teaches a class via Zoom. (Photo submitted) Defining You Pilates and Fitness (550 Vandalia St.) quickly transitioned to a virtual studio format in … more
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