Kare 11 Features

Workplace Wellness

Learn more about the latest initiatives from Feeling Good MN focused on “Workplace Wellness” in this month’s Kare 11 segment.

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Workplace Well-being

Feeling Good MN is proud to partner with the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation as well as local public health agencies to focus on workplace well-being. To learn more about the initiatives and goals of these efforts in Central Minnesota…

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A Practical Overview to Worksite Wellness

There are many things you can do to make your workplace healthier. To help get you started, Feeling Good MN offers this practical overview, including strategies and examples that can make a big difference. By focusing on the role that policies, systems and environments play in our health, we can begin to make changes that…

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Outdoor Play

Learn more about the latest initiatives from Feeling Good MN focused on “Outdoor Play” in this month’s Kare 11 segment.

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BLEND Fit Kid Series

BLEND Fit Kid Series: Sign up today! If you’re looking for ways to keep your kids active and social this summer and fall, look no further! The BLEND Fit Kid Series offers a variety of local family fitness events throughout Central Minnesota. Learn more and sign up today! BLEND Fit Kits Series information can be…

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Don’t let your kids be couch potatoes

Janet Handrigan, MD CentraCare Health Medical Director of Wellness When I was a child, we played outside until our moms made us come in. We played kick the can, tag, softball and sometimes just ran for the fun of it. Now we are afraid to let our kids outside without direct supervision so they sit…

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Why is playing serious business?

Sue Peck, Pediatric Physical Therapist CentraCare Health – Long Prairie When you watch kids on a playground, it appears that they are just running around having fun. Actually, play is vital to the development of children’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. Playgrounds are built for varied ages and abilities. Some playgrounds simply have swings…

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10 outdoor play ideas

Andrew Maloney, MD, Pediatrician CentraCare Clinic – Health Plaza Pediatrics After winter, all of us — especially children — are eager to be outdoors as much as possible. Muddy yards and cool breezes don’t need to keep children from getting fresh spring air. Consider these ideas for making the most of spring outdoor play for your family….

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Fishing

Learn more about the health benefits of fish and fishing on the latest Feeling Good MN segment on Kare 11.

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Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish

Topic Overview As part of a healthy diet, eat at least two servings of fish each week. Oily fish, which contain omega-3 fatty acids, are best. These fish include salmon, mackerel, lake trout, herring, and sardines. Click here for 10 Fish Recipes recommended by CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center If you cannot eat fish, you can also…

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