Be Well with TCL

Be Well with TCL: Wedding Day Prep  

It’s more than just hair and makeup that brides are worried about now-a-days.  Contour Clinic's are helping the brides and their moms get ready for their big day by erasing wrinkles and getting rid of pockets of fat.

Be Well with TCL: Colon Cancer  

One of the most preventable cancers is colon cancer.  Screening for colon cancer with a colonoscopy is all it takes.  Chris Heffelbower was diagnosed just two years ago at the age of 37 with stage 4 colon cancer.

Be Well with TCL: Varicose Veins  

Varicose veins are not only unsightly, but they can be uncomfortable and even painful too.  Producer Kelli Hanson checks out The Vein Center of St. Paul Radiology.  The clinic claims it can help erase varicose veins in as little as one office visit!

Be Well with TCL: Diabetes  

At the age of 13, Quinn Nystrom was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes -- only three years after her pre-school age brother had been diagnosed.  Quinn wrote the book, If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes?, to answer the questions she had when she was diagnosed. 

Metro Dental Care Children's Dentistry  

You'd think a cold or the flu would keep a lot of kids home from school, but dental pain is one of the top reasons kids are absent from class. Many kids are afraid of the dentist, and that's why in today's Be Well with TCL, we sent TCL Producer Kelli Hanson and her two girls to Metro Dental Care Children's Dentistry in Anoka to find out just how pain free it can be. 

Anew Aesthetic Medical Center  

Anew Aesthetic Medical Center in Minnetonka claims they can give you an upgrade on those crows feet, or tighten that tummy in just a few hours.  They are all about making big changes to small details.

Be Well with TCL: Koko Fit Club  

Say goodbye to the intimidation and hello to results!  A new gym is using technology in place of a trainer.  Producer, Kelli Hanson, takes us to Koko Fit Club in Savage to see how it works.

Be Well with TCL: Cool Sculpting   Back To Top

What if you could lose inches and fat without a high intensity workout?  TCL producer, Kelli Hanson heads to Contour Clinic to check out a treatment called Cool Sculpting.  The treatment is said to melt away fat and all you have to do is sit back and relax. 

Massage Retreat & Spa   Back To Top

If you could use a little relaxation and pampering, TCL producer Kelli Hanson has a place you might want to check out.  Massage Retreat and Spa has a hot stone massage among its many massages that just might be right for you. 

Be Well with TCL: Ear Infections   Back To Top

If your child struggles with ear infections, ear tube surgery is a common procedure for kids to help alleviate the pain. TCL Producer Kelli Hanson heads to Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists to find out how these surgeries can be life changing.

Be Well with TCL: Voluma   Back To Top

Contour Clinic now has a solution to lift the cheeks on women and fill those laugh lines without having a facelift.  It’s called Voluma and it’s known as as the liquid face lift.  It’s the first FDA approved filler to fill the mid face, according to Dr. Dave Christianson at Contour Clinic.

Be Well with TCL: Tria Hand Clinic   Back To Top

When you slip on the ice and take a spill, it’s just an instinct to put your hands out to catch yourself and break your fall.  When you get hurt, you don’t need to go to the emergency room.  Tria Orthopaedic Center has a specialized Hand Clinic that can get you on the road to recovery. 

Jazzercise   Back To Top

If your New Year's Resolution is to get in shape, Jazzercise classes might be the answer to a healthier you. TCL Producer Kelli Hanson takes us to a class in Woodbury and talks with a woman who lost 88 pounds with the help of diet and Jazzercise classes.

2014: The Year of the Legs   Back To Top

We asked fitness expert & owner of Stone Fitness, Nancy Stoneberg, what exercises we should focus on in 2014, and she tells us it will be the year of the legs! She shares some leg firming exercises you can do at home. 

Massage Envy   Back To Top

The holidays are already stressful enough. Why not give the gift of massage this year? TCL Producer Kelli Hanson heads to Massage Envy to find out more. 

Be Well with TCL: Diabetic Recipes   Back To Top

There are millions of people with Type 2 diabetes who won’t be over-indulging during the holidays.  That’s because too many carbs can become a serious health problem.  Jace Nelson from Glucocard YouChoose Wellness & Support Program shows us how they can help!

Be Well with TCL: No Work Workout   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live Producer, Kelli Hanson went to Relax Health and Tone in Woodbury because she heard about a workout that you can do and not even break a sweat!  In just ten minutes, a machine called The Pro is supposed to firm and tone your muscles and it does all the work for you!

Be Well with TCL: Miradry   Back To Top

For millions of people, sweating isn’t just turned on by nerves or heat, but rather a constant thing they have to deal with.  The problem of constant sweating is called Hyperhidrosis

Be Well with TCL: Recipe Makeovers   Back To Top

A typical Thanksgiving meal contains approximately 3000 calories.  Registered dietitian, Danette Steinwall, shows us some Medifast recipe makeovers that will have you not feeling guilty about enjoying the meal.

Be Well with TCL: Surfset Fitness   Back To Top

Two fitness entrepreneurs first introduced Surfset Fitness to the hit ABC show, Shark Tank.  Now, the indoor surfing workout is here in Minnesota and our producer, Kelli Hanson, went to go check it out at the Anytime Fitness in Inver Grove Heights.

Be Well with TCL: Allegiance Fitness   Back To Top

A lot of gyms are offering more than just your traditional workouts and people are looking for more than just a traditional gym.  Allegiance Fitness in Mounds View caters to everyone from grandmas to serious athletes.

Be Well with TCL: Food Allergies   Back To Top

More than three million kids live with food allergies and with Halloween just around the corner, it’s pretty important that parents pay attention to food labels.  Especially since the ingredients inside a “fun-size” candy bar could be different than what is inside it’s larger size.  So we talked with Dr. Cherie Zachary at Midwest Allergy & Asthma to find out more.

Be Well with TCL: Kids Teeth   Back To Top

Experts are suggesting that it’s best to get your little ones teeth looked at a lot younger these days when thinking about braces.  Elizabeth goes to Shamblot Family Dentistry in Hopkins to find out more. 

Be Well with TCL: Foot & Ankle Clinic   Back To Top

There is a new technology being used at Twin Cities Foot and Ankle Clinic in Golden Valley that is helping people finally find relief from their foot pain without having surgery.

Be Well with TCL: Twin Cities Grain Up   Back To Top

Local restaurants and chefs are teaming up this month to get us to eat more whole grains.  It’s an initiative called Twin Cities Grain Up.

Kosama Bride to Be Final Update   Back To Top

Elizabeth has been working out at Kosama to get in shape for her big day.  Today is the big day of her final update to see the big results. 

Be Well with TCL: InTone   Back To Top

Millions of women have urinary incontinence but it isn’t a problem that any of them like to talk about.  Urinary incontinence can affect every aspect of a woman’s life but there is a new device that is helping to change that.

First Aid at the Fair   Back To Top

With as many people as there are at the Fair, some of them are bound to get sick. We visited the first aid station to find out how they keep everyone healthy and happy.

Be Well with TCL: National Dizzy and Balance Center   Back To Top

The center has four clinics around the metro, and whether you have an inner ear problem, head injury, or even a severe concussion. TCL producer Kelli Hanson stopped by the center and learned how they could help you get your life back.

Be Well with TCL: TRIA Orthopaedic Center   Back To Top

In this week's Be Well with TCL, TRIA Orthopaedic Center physical therapist Rachel Hakanson shares some advice for new runners.