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The age of your heart is calculated based off a number of risk factors including high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, diabetes status, and BMI.

Do you know the age of your heart?
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From work, to relationships, to the holidays, sometimes it feels like stress is all around us. We know stress isn’t fun, but it can also be bad for your heart, according to a new study. As we continue to celebrate Heart Month, Dr. Paul Sarcia offers some advice to ease some of those stressful days.

Small changes can improve overall heart health
Congratulations to Brigadier General David Hamlar, MD, who was named a 2016 Veterans' Voices Award winner by the Minnesota Humanities Center. A special ceremony was held at Regions Hospital so Dr. Hamlar could receive the award in person. It also gave us the opportunity to recognize the work done by Dr. Hamlar, the Lee and Penny Anderson HeroCare program and all of our employees who have...
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HealthPartners doctor honored for his service to Minnesota veterans
We debuted two 15-second local TV ads during Super Bowl LI, both featuring Minnesota artist Lizzo. Watch them here.

Feelin’ good with Lizzo
Have you seen it? Our new commercial is out -- and it features the music of local artist Lizzo!
It's National Wear Red Day! And thanks to our Heart Center team for doing their part to help raise awareness about heart disease, the #1 killer of women, at this week’s Go Red For Women Luncheon.
In light of recent events, HealthPartners President and CEO Mary Brainerd shared this message with colleagues today.

HealthPartners CEO reflects on the importance of diversity
Providing great care isn’t all we do at Regions Hospital. We are also very proud of our injury prevention efforts. This weekend we teamed up with Afton Alps to encourage skiers and snowboarders who don’t normally wear a helmet to give it a try. Check out our video from the event and share it with your friends, as we raise awareness about the No Helmet, No Ride campaign.
Governor Mark Dayton revealed today he's been diagnosed with prostate cancer. What exactly is prostate cancer? And what are the signs and symptoms?

What is prostate cancer?
Nearly 2 decades after she was a baby in the special care nursery at Regions Hospital, this generous former patient returned to donate over 100 "blankets for babies."
The Ducette family is one of more than 600 families who attended a Regions Hospital child and booster seat safety clinic in 2016, and one of more than 3,000 families who have had a seat checked or installed since the program began in 2008. This is a free program that has flourished thanks to our volunteers who are certified car seat technicians and to generous donations made by our employees.
A special thanks to Gaelynn Lea Music for her inspiring performance this week at Regions Hospital. It was beautiful and our patients, visitors and employees loved it! If you missed it, here's a quick clip from her rendition of "Amazing Grace."
“They’ve given me so much, and this is one of the ways that I could repay.”

Burn survivor makes special donation to Regions Burn Center
He was given a year and half to live...that was 10 years ago.
Did you know art and music can help a person heal? And at Regions Hospital, our Integrated Healing Arts Program helps to improve the health and well-being of patients, families and colleagues. The program supports patient care and healing by addressing physical, emotional and spiritual needs. As part of the program, the MidWeek Music Series hosts concerts by professional musicians every second...
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It’s clear that there is a strong link between health and well-being early in life, and health and well-being later in life. That’s why we want every child to have a healthy start and bright future. Recently, the Star Tribune highlighted our partnership with the Greater Twin Cities United Way as a step toward putting children’s health and brain development first.

Spread the word that ‘stronger brains’ start developing at birth
We're back in the deep freeze again. Time to protect your skin from frostbite.

Do you know the warning signs of frostbite? Learn how to prevent and treat frostbite.
Special thanks to 17-year-old Kenny Pecarina, of Buffalo, who donated nearly 150 designer bags to the Regions Burn Center this week. The bags are embroidered with motivational phrases and filled with activities, games and toys to keep patients busy while they are hospitalized. Kenny came up with the idea as part of an Eagle Scout project. But Kenny also wanted to give back to the burn...
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Caring for a patient goes beyond a diagnosis. There’s no better example than the story of Brian Shea. A real-life superhero, his battle with a deadly brain tumor started ten years ago. Dr. Richard Peterson, a HealthPartners neuro-oncologist, has been with him the entire way.

He was given a year and half to live -- that was 10 years ago.