Walking Around Altru, Greater Grand Forks and the World

In 2012, Quebec native Jean Béliveau finished his mission to walk around the world, 11 years after he started. For Béliveau, walking around the world started as a question and turned into a journey of discovery.

Although Altru employees aren’t …

Here’s the Skin(ny): Confessions of a Former Fake Baker

sunscreen (2)Just like Sheryl Crow, all I wanted to do in my younger years was soak up the sun in the summer. In the winter months, I’d maintain that bronze glow by stopping by the tanning salon a couple times a …

Apple a Day. Colonoscopy a Decade.

An apple a day. A colonoscopy a decade. How’s that for sound advice?  With no other risk factors, you only need one colonoscopy a decade after age 50. Since colon cancer generally has no symptoms and often gives little warning, …

Do Your Body Good

Do you know your family history of heart disease? What about your BMI? Risk for cancer? If you answered “no” to any of these, you’re not alone. It’s time to change that.

Recently, I took advantage of the InBody

13 Tips for Smarter Eating in 2013

Healthy Choices is our freshest series featuring lifestyle tips from Altru’s wellness experts. This resource is designed to guide your healthy path in 2013. Here’s our first guest post from Altru registered dietitian, Jennifer Haugen.

Feeling a little thick around …