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.

Serving People, Building Strength and Upgrading Lives | Anthony’s Secrets to Success

Anthony MorandoAnthony Morando is all about serving others and upgrading lives. In his role as manager of Altru’s Sports Advantage, Anthony continually inspires positive change and everyday strength for his clients and staff. Let’s take a behind-the-scenes look into Anthony …

Activity Tracker vs. Heart Rate Monitor | What’s the Best Pick for You

It is not uncommon to spot a simple band around a wrist these days. In the last few years, many Americans bought into the fitness tracking trend, utilizing wearable technology to help them monitor different aspects of their health and …

Help Prevent Colon Cancer with Fiber-Rich Brussels

Brussels sprouts are full of fiber, hearty and perfect in the cold winter months. Even better, a diet rich in fiber-filled veggies like Brussels can help prevent colon cancer.

In the heart of winter, comfort foods are a heartland favorite. …

Joint Replacement Surgery: What to Expect and Why to Be Prepared

joint-replacement-surgery-assistanceThis year, more than one million Americans will get their knees or hips replaced. Joint replacement surgery is becoming an increasingly popular way for those people affected by joint pain and limited mobility to get their lives back. But as …

The Dark Chocolate Debate: Is It Actually Healthier?

chocolate-health-debateEvery year, my parents visit during Thanksgiving, and each year we hit the nearest Costco for black Friday sales and large amounts of almond butter. As we went to check out this year, with our cart nearly overflowing, my dad …

De-Stress, Re-Charge and be a Happier, Healthier You in 2017 (We’ll Help!)

Stretching away the stressAs we kick off 2017, many of us look to become a better version of ourselves in the new year. There are resolutions to lose weight, save money, travel more, eat better – the list goes on. With all this …