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The trap is easy to fall into—images of beautiful babies swaddled in bunting, birth mothers sporting post-birth figures that have immediately snapped back into pre-pregnancy place, mother and child in a blissful breastfeeding scene, fathers embracing skin

A new yoga studio opened up late last year in Maple Grove. Before you say, “ho-hum,” listen up: This is Healthwise Studio, a yoga psychology studio.

“Say cheese!” There seems to be an overwhelming opportunity to show your pearly whites more now than ever. Everyone wants to capture that perfect moment and post it on Facebook, Instagram or other popular social media sites.

When Piperi Lisle first friended fitness instructor Brooke Van Asch on Facebook in July, at the behest of her good friend who was receiving nutrition instruction from Van Asch, she couldn’t know that the online relationship would lead to a 15- lb.

The holidays can be some of the most heart-felt, memorable times of the year, when we gather with family, celebrate our faith, eat great food and cozy up by the fire. However, for some, the mere approach of the season ushers in profound sadness. This is the case with both adults and youth.

In late 2007, things were on the up and up for Maple Grove area chef Kurt Stiles. He’d just left his position in product development at Caribou Coffee to start his own business in the growing area of gluten- and allergen-free food.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects millions of people worldwide, but thanks to Maple Grove resident Tim Herbert and his associates at Inspire Medical Systems, treatment concerns can be put to rest.

Along with new and ever-expanding fitness courses, personal trainer Ally Lodholz offers classes that exercise the mind.

Each year, more than 500 million men worldwide experience symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer, and another 12 million men receive a sure diagnosis.

Better health comes in many packages. Here are seven books, recommended by a local librarian, that inspire better health and fitness—mentally, spiritually and physically.

Get rid of your prescription drugs safely with a public program, sponsored by Hennepin County and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Environmental Servi