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.

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.

What is a Physician Assistant?

Jul 17, 2018, 2:59 PM
The role of a Physician Assistant (PA) is often not clear to a patient and they might think it to be rude or embarrassing to ask. The purpose of this blog post is to explain what a PA is and their role in healthcare.

Sun Newspapers Readers Choice awards

Aug 25, 2017, 10:08 AM
We are excited to announce the results of the Sun Newspapers Readers Choice awards.

Influenza in Minnesota; A Look at the Numbers and What Your Family Should Know

Jun 1, 2017, 9:24 AM
Since the flu season started, more than 185 Minnesotans have been hospitalized with symptoms. So, how do you know if you or a loved one has the flu? More importantly, what do you do?