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What are the impacts?

October 11, 2018 Comments Off on What are the impacts?

Healthy Northland works to make the healthy choice, the easy choice. How do we know if what we are doing works? All the work we do has evidence behind it – we only use strategies that have been proven to work. In 2018, we wanted to dig a little deeper to show the impact these strategies are having locally. In... Continue Reading

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Grants will help businesses support breastfeeding

March 28, 2018 Comments Off on Grants will help businesses support breastfeeding

The application deadline for the grant has passed.  The benefits of breastfeeding are extensive. Breastfed babies received added immunity from many illnesses, such as asthma, ear infections, and diabetes. Mothers that breastfeed have lower rates of diabetes, heart disease, and breast and ovarian cancer.  But, did you know that breastfeeding benefits workplaces, too? Becoming a breastfeeding supportive business delivers a... Continue Reading

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Small Changes Make Big Differences in Itasca County Work Sites

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on Small Changes Make Big Differences in Itasca County Work Sites

by Kaitlin Box Businesses all over Itasca County are embracing worksite wellness. Over 17 businesses, with more asking every month, have participated or are currently in a worksite wellness collaborative. Whether they are an alumni or just starting out, everyone has been able to create new wellness opportunities within the workplace. One of those places is Essentia Health Deer River.... Continue Reading