If you suffer from allergies, you know how incredibly annoying they can be. There now is help and all you have to do is sit back, relax, and if you want, take a nap. Emily takes us to The Salt Room
in Woodbury to check out salt therapy.
Last month we introduced you to Lisa Sheehe, a Rogers’ mom who had breast augmentation surgery at Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center
. She says she’s finally comfortable in her own skin thanks to this mommy makeover. Now meet Brooke Fleetwood, a mom of two that isn’t a stranger to cosmetic surgery.
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.
According to momsteam.com
, a website for parents with kids in sports, there are between 1.6 and 3.8 million sports-related concussions in this country every year. That means a lot of kids are suffering from headaches, memory loss and fatigue. A Plymouth teen was experiencing just that until he found LearningRx
. TCL Producer Kelli Hanson has his story.
According to research, poor oral health can increase the risk of stroke, worsen respiratory illness, increase the risk of periodontal disease, tax the kidneys and distrupt the control of blood sugar. Brushing and flossing are key, though 25% of adults don't brush twice a day. But it's not too late to get a handle on your oral health. Doctor Scott Shamblott from Shamblott Family Denistry
in Hopkins joins us with ways you can have "gums of steel".
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.
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.
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.
Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center is helping a lot of women gain back their confidence. There is one area that many women are self conscious about – their breasts. Lisa Sheehy, from Ramsey, is more confident after getting breast enhancement surgery at Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center.
Fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg, shows us some heart raising exercises throughout the hour. It’s important to raise your heart rate when working out to get the maximum benefits of a workout.
Women’s Health Magazine named Tiger Athletic’s
, Stacie Clark, the next fitness star. Stacie shows us what she keeps in her work out bag, that she says will help you keep on track in your workouts!
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.
Musicians Jimmy Fusil and Mike Wait, known as Pop Soda, are combining their music with a workout class for a very delicious outcome! Their workout class, Feel the Churn, at the Walker Art Center will have you making butter!
Allina Health’s new online program, Health Powered Kids, brings the expert right to you. You can get health lessons and power chargers are getting kids moving. The Girl Scouts are now using it to teach and reward tens of thousands of girls. Twin Cities Live Producer Kelli Hanson shows us how.
Dr. Nick Meyer, a Stillwater doctor, says he has discovered the secret to dieting and skipping the bypass surgery. He says stop counting calories and start counting cups! It’s called the Proportion Fit Diet
Emily is participating in the Fight for Air Climb at the US Bank Building in Minneapolis. The event takes place on February 22nd and Emily is already preparing for the big event. She’s live at Snap Fitness Metro Lofts getting in shape.
According to History.com, half of the people who made the resolution to eat healthy and lose weight will have given up already. We brought in Registered Dietitian, Sina Teskey
, Health Coach, Kelley Suggs
, and Registered Dietician, Cassie Bjork
, our panel of eating healthy experts to help you get back on track.
It’s safe to say, that teachers sometimes have a hard time keeping the attention of the kids in their classroom for all eight hours. Loring Community School in Minneapolis has found a way to keep the kids engaged by keeping their minds active.
Maybe you’d like to start a new workout class in the New Year but you are feeling a bit intimidated on what to expect. Being the new person in the gym with all eyes on you – might be reason enough to keep you from going. Nancy Stoneberg, owner of Stone Fitness
, wants to give you more confidence when trying these classes out. She’s giving us the “411” on the popular work out classes out there so you’ll know what to expect.
The owner of Minnie Fitness in Hopkins is giving his clients a big incentive to lose weight. He has pledged to dish out $10,000 in cash to the winner! Owner, Hamish Ganga is a big guy with big goals for his clients.
The New Year is a great time to just recharge. That goes for kids as well as adults. Allina Health
has come up with a tool to help kids and their parents make recharging a goal they can meet.
A “Happy You Year” may mean making a big change to your look that you feel is long overdue. Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center in Wayzata wants to help with that! Christina Poser from Hudson, Wisconsin decided a tummy tuck is what she needed to give her the confidence she needed. Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center was the place to help.
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.
Trying to get your kids to eat the healthy stuff or getting them to be more physically active can be tough for some parents. A daycare provider is using a plan designed by Allina Health
to help get kids to do these things.
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.
One of the biggest buzzwords in nutrition is “GMO Free.” What that means is the food is made without any genetically modified organisms. (Food with GMO’s take the gene from one species and place it into the DNA of another, or can be created by mutating or deleting genes from an organism.)
With the frigid weather, kids are going a little bit stir-crazy. It’s not only the kids who are dealing with boredom, the parents are dealing with it too. There is a place in St. Louis Park that has been not only beating the boredom – but providing a good workout too! For 68 years, The Roller Garden
has been providing some good ol’ fashioned fun!
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.
Celebrities gain and lose weight for movie roles all the time. Renee Zellweger gained over 30 pounds for Bridget Jones’ Diary and since then has slimmed back down. She has slammed false reports that she has an eating disorder. But what if someone in your family actually is suffering from this medical problem? Elizabeth sits down with Dr. Annie Ideker, a family medicine physician on the topic.
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.
The winter weather is in full force and that means one thing: accidents! Elizabeth sits down with Dr. Michael McGonigal, a trauma surgeon with Regions Hospital, to talk about the importance of wearing a seatbelt and why you should see a doctor even if the crash wasn’t that serious.
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!
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
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were recently seen hustling their kids through the airport traveling to Australia. Elizabeth sat down with Dr. Pat Walker, a HealthPartners Travel and Tropical Medicine Physician to find out how much planning must go into the jet setting lifestyle.
Kim Kardashian has shed her pregnancy weight pretty fast using the Adkins diet. Elizabeth sits down with Dr. Chris Adams, a family medicine physician at HealthPartners Clinics to find out if this is the best way to do that.
It’s probably the scariest holiday…for dentists! Scott Shamblott, from Shamblott Family Dentistry
, is here to give your teeth some relief from that sugary nightmare!
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.
Celebrities have all the resources in the world to fix their smile and make sure that their teeth are camera ready for the red carpet. Elizabeth sat down with Dr. Vanessa Burton, a dentist from HealthPartners Clinics, to find out how we can also get that perfect smile!
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.
Going away to college is a year of “firsts” for many students. What many students experience is sleeping when they want, playing when they want, and eating when and what they want. This translates into what is known as the Freshman Fifteen. Fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg
, says all you have to do is incorporate the “Muffin Top Flop” into your daily routine and that will take care of the extra pounds.
Tom Hanks recently revealed his diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes. It is said that some of his dramatic weight loss and gains for movie roles may have had something to do with this diagnosis. Elizabeth sat down with Dr. Joe Kalugdan, a family medicine physician at HealthPartners Clinics, to find out if the rest of us whose weight may go up and down a few pounds have reason to worry about the disease too.
Bill Nye tore a ligament after tripping during a performance on Dancing with the Stars. Doctors told him not to dance again but he chose to ignore their advice. Elizabeth sat down with Dr. Matt Hofkens, from HealthPartners Specialty Center, to find out if he thinks Bill Nye injured his leg even more.
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.
Just recently, Oprah Winfrey admitted that she was on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Does that mean she was simply over stressed? The term gets used a lot so Elizabeth sat down with Dr. Paul Lysne, a Family Medicine Physician from HealthPartners Clinics to get to the bottom of it.
With the start of school – it’s inevitable. Someone in school, possibly in your child’s class, is bound to get lice. It might even be your child. So what do you do? The first thing not to do is panic. We called in Jessica Thaemert from Kids’ Hair
for advice on prevention to treating lice.
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.
Recently, one of Beyonce’s fans pulled her off the stage while she was performing in concert in Brazil. She was ok, but we wondered…what if she got hurt? Chris sat down with Dr. Gary Collins, a Trauma Surgeon from Regions Hospital to find out how to handle a serious spill.
In honor of ABC Premiere Week, we are inspired by the new shows coming out. Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is all about secret agents who know how to fight so we sent Emily to learn how to fight.