Health & Wellness

A graphic showing ways to support your community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

As concerns about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, spread across the globe, community members right here in the Lake Minnetonka area are stepping up.

An old stethoscope sits on an old medicine book.

Thirty-nine flu cases had been reported in the town in January 1920.

A stressed child holds a teddy bear.

Just like us, kids can feel overwhelmed with demands at school or the pressure to do well in sports.

A couple on vacation

Did you know that non-travelers are significantly less active in their daily lives than people who travel?

A woman browses social media on her phone

Social media is filled with the caption and hashtag “Living my best life!” Often it accompanies a photo of someone traveling, enjoying themselves at an event or even drinking a cup of coffee. In 2005 Oprah Magazine published a book called Living Your Best Life.

The skyline of Yokohama, Japan.

When it comes to family vacations, the paths not typically taken can lead to the most interesting and fulfilling excursions.

A girl looks out a plane window on a family vacation.

Traveling with kids doesn’t need to be a crying game.

Sun peeks through the snowy trees on a winter morning.

Writer Anne Marie Ruff Grewal reflects on the daily brilliance of winter.

Christmas trees on a Christmas tree farm

The University of Minnesota Extension’s horticulture experts offer a few tips for picking the perfect Christmas tree this year.

A child smiles, wearing their new glasses after a Vistagraph reading comprehension test.

At Hopkins Eye Clinic, specialists are using Vistagraph to evaluate reading efficiency.

Three pills rest on a piece of paper listing side effects.

Side effects can sometimes be a really good thing.

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