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[KARE-TV, February 22, 2016]   A new study says as much as 90 percent of the lifetime risk of developing cancer can be blamed on things like environment, smoking, drinking, diet and tanning. Dr. Courtney Baechler from the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at Abbott Northwestern talked with KARE11-TV about how big of a role lifestyle plays in our health, and if there is anything we can do to reverse poor choices.
February 22, 2016
[Star Tribune, August 26, 2015]   Prescription pain pill abuse isn’t one of the lighter topics Gov. Mark Dayton has talked about this year.
August 26, 2015
[MINNPOST, August 19, 2015]   Imagine for a moment that Marlboro Man Sam Elliott is sat down by his doctor and instructed to stop smoking. What would he do?
August 19, 2015
[Twelve News, March 10, 2015]   Amid the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the day-to-day routine can sometimes become overwhelming. Just ask Linda Shay of Minneapolis.
March 25, 2015
[Star Tribune, March 07, 2015]   Blois Olson’s ankles hurt so much that the pain made him walk “like an old man.” The St. Louis Park man consulted his doctor, who told Olson he had early arthritis and recommended a supplement — glucosamine — for relief. For the next six months, Olson downed glucosamine tablets every day.
March 07, 2015
[KSTP TV, February 16, 2015]   Traditional Western medicine concentrates on conquering disease. But sometimes that comes with unpleasant side effects.
February 19, 2015
[WCCO-TV, July 28, 2014]   With work piling up, getting the kids to sports, and other day-to-day duties, stress seems never ending. WCCO talked with Allina Health Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Courtney Jordan Baechler about how to manage our busy lives.
July 28, 2014
[WCCO-TV, June 30, 2014]   Every day, the average American needs to burn 100 calories just to keep their weight the same. It might not sound like a lot at first, but if you add it up, 100 calories a day for a year is an extra 5 pounds.
June 30, 2014
[MPR, November 22, 2013]   Children are now slower runners than their parents were, according to new data from the American Heart Association. The study showed that around the world, children are 15 percent less fit than their parents were during childhood.
November 22, 2013
[WCCO-TV, November 13, 2013]   Ever wonder why some people seem to get sick all the time and others almost never? Good Question.
November 13, 2013