Health & Wellness

On May 4, Moving Day, the annual fundraising event for the Parkinson’s Foundation Minnesota chapter, exceeded its goal by raising $370,959. Funds go toward providing quality care for people living with Parkinson’s, research, resources for families and more.

As we honor the hundreds of thousands of men and women who have served our country in the armed forces on Veteran’s Day, Plymouth has a special space where local vets can be honored. In June, the city dedicated the Plymouth Veterans Memorial, located near the Hilde Performance Center.

Mental illness can be sticky. It’s hard to talk about, even as adults, but it’s prevalent and important to embrace awareness for the sake of those who suffer—which in America is as many as one in every five people, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

In September, Lindsay Vana correctly guessed Lucky’s 13 Pub as the location of our Where Are We photo contest. Congrats, and thanks, all, for playing! Do you know where this month’s photo was taken?

The practice and doctors who were voted Plymouth’s best dermatology clinic in 2015 have a little more elbow room in their new location.

Golden Valley-based PRISM celebrated 45 years of fighting hunger and homelessness in the Twin Cities with its second-ever Taste of the ’Burbs silent auction and gala May 28 at The Metropolitan.

Before he started his own project in winter 2010, Wayne Martin’s photos always had someone else’s touch on them. Throughout his career in photojournalism and corporate photography, he always had people telling him what to shoot and how to shoot it.

To think of a playground as simply a place where kids play is to shortchange its importance. Spending time with other kids is an important part of a child’s development, and the playground is one of the best places for children to learn valuable social skills.

Lacing up your tennis shoes and getting yourself to the gym can sometimes be a tall order. Exercise quickly falls to the bottom of to-do lists, and the gym can be intimidating for many.

I’m an old physical therapist. Let me rephrase that: I’m a former physical therapist, and although I’m not old (58), gravity is taking its toll. X-rays show yet another droop (added to all the droops I can see with the naked eye).

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