About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, non-profit, integrated health system headquartered in Grand Forks, ND. With more than 180 physician on staff throughout our main campus and regional clinics, we offer comprehensive medical services in all areas of primary care, including family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and internal medicine. Our specialists, trained in more that 40 areas, offer expertise and peace of mind when dealing with complex medical issues.

Pre-race Tips From Performance Experts You’ll Want to Follow

Whether you are running your first 5k or you are an avid marathoner, it’s important to prepare properly before a race. Here are five tips you should be sure to check off of your list the day before and day-of …

Learn to Meal Plan + Prep for Less Stress

Fall is fast approaching, a time filled with school activities, sporting events and a kickoff to the holiday season. Just as it’s time to put away the shorts and bring out the sweatshirts, it’s time to put away the grill …

Living With Heart Disease? Know What Medicine is Safe to Take

For someone recently diagnosed with a heart disease, it might be difficult to know what is safe and what is not. Balancing exercise with healthy eating can be overwhelming, but there’s also another issue that can cause stress and confusion. …

5 Overrated Foods that Get More Credit Than Deserved

With social media and food blogging being more prevalent than ever, many foods are becoming just as trendy as Taylor Swift! These superstars are deemed “superfoods” for a variety of reasons, perhaps due to their notable antioxidant content or perceived …

Heart Conditions that Run in the Family

Most people are aware that heart disease runs in the family. But when should you have concerns regarding your own heart health?

“One of the most common heart conditions we see that carries a higher risk for family members is …