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[Aitkin, August 10, 2015]   Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death among men and women. For women it is more prevalent than breast cancer.
August 10, 2015
[Aitkin Independent Age, May 20, 2014]   “All God’s timing.” That’s how Kathleen Buckholtz described the good fortune that led to the implantation of her new nickel-sized pacemaker. She wasn’t talking about the steady beat, beat, beat that keeps her blood flowing freely through her veins but, if you asked her, she’d certainly say, “That too.” Buckholtz’s surgery on May 1 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital , part of Allina Health , in Minneapolis was all that and more – good timing, heart-pounding, ground-breaking and life-saving.
May 20, 2014
[Aitkin Age, January 31, 2013]   Riverwood Healthcare Center is among 13 health systems serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin to be chosen to participate in a three-year Healthy Communities Partnership. A $475,000 grant from the George Family Foundation and Allina Health will enable it to screen, assess and improve the health of local residents in the Aitkin County and Garrison area communities it serves.
February 07, 2013