Be Well with TCL

Be Well with TCL: Heart Health  

Kelli Hanson introduces us to Jamal Ramsey, a 21 year old St. Paul man who was born with a heart defect is living proof of why continued cardiac care is so important.

Be Well with TCL: Rejuvenate Spa  

It’s important to keep your skin hydrated.  It helps your makeup go on better and keeps your skin from looking tired and older.  Kelli Hanson heads to Rejuvenate Skin and Laser Clinic in Hudson, Wisconsin to find out how they help you do that. 

Be Well with TCL: Medifast  

We’ve shared weight loss stories with you before, but this is the biggest one ever.  Dean Ellingson is a teacher who used the Medifast Weight Loss Program to help him change his health forever. 

Be Well with TCL: Tattoo Removal  

When someone gets a tattoo, it typically holds some meaning to the person.  However, if you are one of those people who got a tattoo on a whim in your teenage years and are now regretting that decision.  Kelli Hanson found a new tattoo removal technology from Contour Clinic in Edina called PicoSure that patients are saying is pain-free. 

Be Well with TCL: Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating  

Miles Ray from Roseville lost nearly 90 pounds in eight months on the Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating plan.  Plus, he enjoyed a beer routinely.  He says it has forever changed the way he looks and feels.  His meal plan was easy, if it was in the box he could eat it.  If it wasn’t in the box he couldn’t eat it.  Part of the diet is drinking milk.  He never enjoyed drinking milk, so he replaced the milk calories with beer calories and it’s all worked out with him. 

Be Well with TCL: Sleep Apnea  

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people.  If you snore loud or wake up tired, it’s likely that you might be affected too.  Midwest Ear Nose and Throat Specialists show us a new implantable device that can help you breathe a little easier.  

Be Well with TCL: Fit Fashions  

A cute pair of yoga pants and a great top will do wonders for your confidence when you step foot into the gym for a workout.  Fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg says if you feel good about what you are wearing and how you look, your more apt to get in a good workout session.  Designers are making it easy for you, because what you wear to the gym to workout in can also be an outfit to wear out and about.

Be Well with TCL: Solcana CrossFit   Back To Top

Owning Solcana CrossFit gym in Minneapolis is a dream come true for owner, Hannah Wydeven.  She is sharing the dream with teenagers from Merc Alternative High School. 

Be Well with TCL: PT for Headaches   Back To Top

Dealing with a headache is a common occurrence for many adults.  Some adults, like our host Steve Patterson, deal with a headache every day.  Producer and Reporter, Kelli Hanson, checked out OSI Physical Therapy – who claim to be able to take away headache tension.

Be Well with TCL: Prostate Cancer Detection   Back To Top

Sometimes it takes a little pressure from the ladies to get your guy to go to the doctor.  John Regan, from Woodbury, says his life was saved thanks to a new technology only available at Metro Urology.  Reporter Kelli Hanson shows us why getting your guy in is so important.

Be Well with TCL: Lasik   Back To Top

TCL reporter, Kelli Hanson, introduces us to Tom Stolee – the chief of police from Belle Plain.  He is the lucky winner of free Lasik from Joffe Medi-Center.  Tom says this procedure is a life changer for him.

Be Well with TCL: Salt   Back To Top

Salt is a necessary component to your diet.  It is recommended that the average adult consume less than six grams of salt per day.  That’s only one teaspoon full.  Most American’s eat twice that amount each day and that could result in problems with your heart.

Be Well with TCL: Face2Face Skin Care   Back To Top

Ten years ago, Cynthia Kretschmar made a career change and became an esthetician.  Two years ago, her dreams became reality when she opened up Face2Face Skin Care & Makeup Studio in Roseville.  Now at the age of 60, she helps people clear up problem skin and she does it without injectibles. 

Be Well with TCL: Coolsculpting   Back To Top

At Contour Clinic there is a treatment that people are seeking out that literally freezes fat off.  It’s called Coolsculpting and people are finding the results to be pretty incredible.  Reporter Kelli Hanson got a first hand look at the procedure.   

Be Well with TCL: Technology and Skin Care   Back To Top

Did you know that there is an app to help the condition of your skin?  Did you also know that the persistent rash that won’t go away could be caused by your iPad?  It’s true!  Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology explains how technology can help your skin and hurt it.

Be Well with TCL: Trumi Workout   Back To Top

According to research, you are 80% more likely to stick to a regular exercise routine if you work out in a group.  When it comes to losing weight, 75% is what you are eating.  Trumi is a group workout that focuses and nutrition.  Producer Kelli Hanson checked out the program.

Be Well with TCL: Voluma Injections & Lip Augmentation   Back To Top

TCL Producer, Kelli Hanson heads to Contour Clinic to get a look at the services they offer that they say promise to give you back a more youthful appearance with Voluma Injections.

Be Well with TCL: Aesthetics Parties   Back To Top

Rather than a night out with the girls having for dinner and cocktails, how about getting the girls together for a little pampering instead?  A mobile aesthetics party brings the party to you and offers an opportunity for the girls to get a little botox or even a really great facial.  

Be Well with TCL: Rejuvenate Skin and Laser Clinic   Back To Top

In this week's Be Well with TCL, Producer Kelli Hanson heads to Rejuvenate Skin and Laser Clinic in Hudson where their membership programs can help you look young and could help you save money. 

Be Well with TCL: Broken Heart Syndrome   Back To Top

One of our TCL producers, Kelli Hanson, headed to the Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute to learn a little bit about Broken Heart Syndrome. Surprisingly enough, it's not something you get from a bad break up but rather a serious health issue for women.   

Be Well with TCL: Stillwater Skin   Back To Top

TCL Producer Kelli Hanson stops by Stillwater Skin to meet with owner Amy Haugen who started a line of skin care products using cranberry seed oil as a main ingredient. Patients say that it helps clear acne and leads to healthier looking skin.    

Be Well with TCL: Pre-Wedding Workout   Back To Top

In today's Be Well with TCL, fitness instructor Nancy Stoneberg shares her suggestions for a fit back and shoulders to show off in those revealing summer wedding gowns. 

Be Well: Botox for Bells Palsy   Back To Top

Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Garrett Griffin, from Midwest Facial Plastic Surgery, is working to give Lisa from Woodbury her smile back.  Lisa is hoping to get it back with the help of Botox. 

Be Well with TCL: MD Complete Skincare   Back To Top

By now, hopefully everyone is aware of the importance of wearing a really good sunscreen.  With May being named Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a good reminder that the season is upon us to be applying sunscreen regularly. One way to be sure of this is to use skincare products with sunscreen in them.

Be Well with TCL: Power Moves & Meals   Back To Top

Some people like to get their day going with a good workout.  While others, would rather wait until the end of their day to get their workouts in.  Whenever you choose to exercise doesn’t really matter, says our Fitness Expert, Nancy Stoneberg.  What you eat after you sweat it out is what she says matters.

Be Well with TCL: Anew Hair Restoration   Back To Top

You’re hair has a lot to do with how you feel and for a lot of women, it’s a huge part of our identity.  Even for women, as we age, our hair can start to thin and even bald in some spots.  Producer Kelli Hanson takes us to Anew Aesthetic Medical Center where they claim they can help with those hair problems. 

Be Well with TCL: Lung Scan   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live producer, Kelli Hanson, takes us to St. Paul Radiology where there is a new breakthrough in technology that can detect lung cancer at its earliest stages.  The Low Dose Lung Cancer Screening CT is recommended for people ages 55 to 80, who have smoked a pack a day for 30 years or 2 packs a day for 15 years.

Be Well with TCL: Wedding Day Prep   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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!