Health & Wellness

Northwest Family is your number one resource for health and wellness information. We are here to provide you with the best resources for any and all of your health-related questions.  

Each month our doctors provide you with in-depth information on four different health topics.

Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs: Understanding the Difference

Oct 4, 2018, 11:01 AM
Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs: Understanding the Difference - The vast number of brand name and generic drugs can be extremely confusing, let us break down the differences.

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Sep 20, 2018, 10:45 AM
​What is irritable bowel syndrome? It is one of the most common conditions treated in a primary care office.

Lyme Disease: What you need to Know

Sep 12, 2018, 11:31 AM
Lyme Disease - ​In Minnesota, most, if not all of us have either been bitten or known someone who has been bitten by a tick and have had concerns about exposure to Lyme disease.

Youth Sports

Aug 14, 2018, 5:31 PM
Youth sports - The American Academy of Family Physicians estimates that around 30 million children and adolescents will participate in youth sports each year.

Back to School Tips: The Importance of Physicals

Aug 7, 2018, 11:12 AM
Back to School Tips: The Importance of Physicals - Schedule your child for a physical! As Summer Break comes to a close, parents and kids are preparing to get back to school.

Why Use a Family Medicine Provider for Obstetric (OB) Care

Jul 23, 2018, 10:51 AM
Why Use a Family Medicine Provider for Obstetric (OB) Care - Obstetric care, also known as prenatal care, is vital for the health of Mother and Baby and is therefore strongly recommended for every pregnant patient.