Should Your Child Join the Swim Team?

Swimming is a great sport for kids because it requires a lot of endurance and technique and it uses almost every muscle in the body. If your child expresses an interest in swimming and learning a new sport, the local swim team is a great way to help them perfect their skills and learn the… Read More »

Analytics, workflow and physician education aids sepsis care at Allina Health

Allina Health has developed a data-driven approach for early identification of sepsis, and the initiative also has reduced variations in sepsis care. The organization, which operates 12 hospitals and 90 clinics in Minnesota and Wisconsin, is reporting an 18 percent drop in mortality for most sepsis patients and a 30 percent drop for the most… Read More »

The Exercise Hormone Irisin May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s

According to a study, exercise produces the irisin hormone that could help in improving memory and protecting against Alzheimer’s. It’s known that physical activity improves memory, and research has suggested that it could also help to reduce Alzheimer’s risk.[1] The irisin hormone that’s released into circulation when performing physical activity was discovered by scientists several… Read More »