Sara Swan

While Sara Swan has over two decades of experience in special education, she initially didn’t have plans to turn a one-off mentorship into a full-fledged organization.

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

The couple was ready to complete their family. They had one son, and were hoping for a second child. The mother, after a successful and healthy pregnancy, suffered complications during the birth of their first son that left her unable to bear additional children.

Substantial improvements to health care options in our community are on the horizon in 2015, with a 300 percent expansion of the Park Nicollet Clinic already well underway.

A new dojo has opened in town. Training students as young as 3 years old, Dojo Karate staff stresses self-confidence, respect and discipline while teaching American karate, a westernized version of Korean taekwondo.