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Be Well: Treating Branch to Root

As the intersection of Eastern and Western medicine widens, NWHSU and Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine explores the path to overcoming common ailments that may lead you to the acupuncturist’s office.

March 14, 2019
Be Well: Twin Cities Clinics Join New Wave of Wellness

Offering everything from acupuncture to massage therapy, chiro to shiatsu, local providers of natural treatments are poised to reshape the healthcare landscape. NWHSU helps Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine highlight just a few of them.

February 28, 2019
Be Well: Your Top Ten Questions about Cupping Therapy, Answered

What does it treat? Is it safe? Does it hurt? Mpls.St.Paul Magazine asked experts at NWHSU to break down the basics of this skin-suctioning therapy—and why it’s more than a buzzy wellness trend.

February 15, 2019
State reps host meeting on NWHSU campus

Three state representatives met with constituents in Bloomington this weekend on the NWHSU campus, welcomed by President & CEO, Deb Bushway.

February 05, 2019
NWHSU Alum receives Delegate of the Year award from ACA

American Chiropractic Association Presented its 2019 Annual Awards, naming NWHSU alum Marcus Nynas as Delegate of the Year.

January 25, 2019
Be Well: Probiotics and Antibiotics, What You Need To Know

One wipes out all the illness-causing bacteria, the other replenishes what’s been destroyed—right? Not quite, says a Twin Cities nutritionist: their relationship isn’t as black-and-white as their prefixes suggest.

January 24, 2019
NWHSU Chiropractic students help advocate in Washington, DC this week

Chiropractors Advocate for Increased Coverage of Non-drug Pain Management for Seniors, Military Retirees.

January 18, 2019
Be Well: Take A Stand. How to Counter the Health Effects of Prolonged Sitting.

NWHSU offers tips on how to do the least harm when you’re tied to a desk all day in Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well!

January 10, 2019
NWHSU student qualifies for Olympic Trials

NWHSU chiropractic student Andrea Toppin qualifies for Olympic Trials.

January 03, 2019
Be Well: The Science Behind Massage

It may sound like magic, but touch therapy can both heal and prevent pain. NWHSU and MSP Mag explain how it works.

January 04, 2019
Be Well: 5 Things You Should Know About Chinese Herbs

An intro to the growing use of these ancient remedies, when it’s time to see an herbalist, and how to sniff out the sometimes-toxic (and even deadly) impostors from the real deal.

December 14, 2018
NWHSU names Heaney to Board of Trustees

Twin Cities executive and consultant brings experience building firms and organizations.

December 12, 2018
NWHSU alum opening chiropractic office in Carver

Chiropractic Specialists of Jordan is opening a new Carver satellite clinic in January 2019.

November 30, 2018
Be Well: Soups That Heal - Immune-Boosting Broth Recipe to the Rescue

’Tis the season for sneezing, and this nutrient-rich soup tastes a whole lot better than anything you’ll find in your medicine cabinet.

November 28, 2018
NWHSU Alum Dr. Brost named Wayzata Person of the Year 2018

Dr. Barbro Brost, chiropractic alumni from NWHSU was celebrated in Wayzata, MN.

November 27, 2018
NWHSU named among Chirocare Centers of Excellence

NWHSU earns award from Fulcrum Health Inc.

November 20, 2018
A special day will recognize Twin Cities veterans

The City of Bloomington, MN and NWHSU hold event to thank 235 service members and hear their stories for Veterans Day.

November 08, 2018
Be Well: It’s Cool to Work Out in the Cold

Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine discusses the pros and cons of exercising in the cold with an active care clinician at NWHSU.

November 08, 2018
Be Well: The Scoop on Supplements

Can nutritional powders and pills compensate for our dietary shortcomings? Two Twin Cities nutritionists from NWHSU weigh in.

October 25, 2018
Be Well: Five Post-Marathon Pro Tips

Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine discusses the benefits of massage therapy for marathon runners and athletes with NWHSU's Joanie Holst in the latest Be Well edition.

October 11, 2018
Ladder program helped NWHSU alum step up to health care careers

NWHSU alum featured in Star Tribune article on a mentorship program that supports minority and low-income children as they pursue medical careers.

October 09, 2018
Be Well: The Latest Tools Being Used by Chiropractors

High-Tech Treatments: The Latest Tools Being Used by Chiropractors by Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine in the newest edition of Be Well featuring NWHSU experts!

September 27, 2018
NWHSU and AIHM: Transforming Health Care at annual conference

NWHSU recognized as integrative care leader as person-centered approach is highlighted in new film shown at the national AIHM conference.

September 25, 2018
Be Well: Smart Foods - Healthy Back-to-School Eating Is a Family Affair

Teamwork makes the dream work, and here’s how to get everyone on board with healthy eating and smart foods with Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well featuring NWHSU experts!

September 13, 2018
Be Well: Can Acupuncture Really Help With Fertility?

Northwestern Health Sciences University specialist explains how this Traditional Chinese Medicine technique can complement western medical treatments with Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well.

August 24, 2018
Be Well: Why Cupping Therapy Isn't Just for Celebs

From stress relief to smoking cessation, there’s something in this ancient Chinese therapy for everyone. Check out the latest Be Well edition featuring NWHSU experts!

August 10, 2018
Be Well: Wellness at Work

Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well examines how onsite health care like NWHSU's WorkSiteRight initiative helps employees and saves companies money.

July 25, 2018
Minnesota Vixen women's pro football team prepares for championship game

The Vixen will participate in their final practice and receive their final athletic treatments today before traveling to Atlanta for Friday's Women's Football Alliance championship game against the New York Sharks.

July 24, 2018
USA Tug-Of-War team to open new training center

NWHSU in Bloomington to be conditioning base for unique a national team!

July 13, 2018
Be Well: How Chiropractic Care Can Relieve Pregnancy-Related Issues

Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's newest Be Well article, "Baby Steps: How Chiropractic Care Can Relieve Pregnancy-Related Issues" features experts from NWHSU!

July 12, 2018
NWHSU Alum featured on KARE TV News: Treating pain without drugs

Nikki Vanecek, NWHSU alum, talked with KARE TV news on how acupuncture can used to reduce pain and improve health.

July 09, 2018
Northwestern featured on KSTP-TV!

KSTP-TV news station featured Northwestern Health Sciences University's Service & Appreciation Day 2018.

June 28, 2018
2018 Service & Appreciation Day: Thanks for participating!

Thank you to those students, staff, and faculty who volunteered their time on Service & Appreciation Day.

June 27, 2018
Northwestern volunteers ready for a day of service

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff to help people and nonprofits in need.

June 25, 2018
The 38th Annual John B. Wolfe Golf Tournament

Thanks to all the NWHSU alumni & friends who joined us for the 38th annual John B. Wolfe Golf Tournament on June 14, 2018!

June 15, 2018
Be Well: Farmers' Market Finds - choosing the most nutritious produce

Northwestern Health Sciences University and MSP Magazine team up to give expert tips for finding and storing the summer's produce bounty.

June 14, 2018
NWHSU dean helps to push for hospital massage standards

Dale Healey, Dean of the College of Health & Wellness at NWHSU, is part of a national team developing universally accepted competency standards for massage in hospitals.

May 23, 2018
NFL Alumni sign partnership with Northwestern

Former pro football players can receive pain relief and other care at Northwestern Health Sciences University.

May 22, 2018
Be Well: The Truth About Endorphins and Runner's High

Is runner’s high a luck-of-the-draw type of thing? And better yet, is it even a thing? Read the most recent Be Well article ft. NWHSU experts to find out

May 10, 2018
NWHSU Alum Laura Hey, DC, will be noted in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals welcomed Laura C. Hey, DC to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.

May 07, 2018
NWHSU Alum Dustin Johnson Honored by Minnesota Chiropractic Association

Dr. Dustin Johnson honored as "2018 Young Practitioner Meritorious Service Award."

April 26, 2018
Be Well: Lasting Touch - How Massage Therapy Is Changing People’s Lives

Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine discusses how massage therapy can be a game changer for self-care and healing with NWHSU experts.

April 25, 2018
Dr. Michele Renee Massage Magazine cover feature

Northwestern Health Sciences University's own Massage Therapy Program Director and Assistant Professor Dr. Michele Renee recently wrote a cover feature article for Massage Magazine’s February issue.

April 24, 2018
Supporting Chiropractic Interns Toward Success

Dr. Christopher Jo knows that supporting chiropractic interns is good for his profession. But the benefits, he is quick to point out, flow many ways. Yes, to the interns. Yes to the profession. But also to him and his practicing colleagues.

April 11, 2018
Be Well: Jewelry with a Job - This Year's Must-Have Acupressure Accessories

MSP Magazine on how coping with nausea, abdominal discomfort, and breathing issues is as simple as putting on a necklace or ring - featuring items from NWHSU's bookstore.

April 11, 2018
Low back pain: A call to action answered at NWHSU

A call to action by one of the world’s leading medical journals is raising awareness and understanding about low back pain as a public health crisis.

April 03, 2018
NWHSU welcomed hundreds for 2018 Health and Wellness Symposium

Around 400 acupuncturists, Chinese medicine practitioners and massage therapists gathered on campus for continuing education, networking and a celebration.

March 26, 2018
Dr. Bushway Advocates for Students & Responsible Innovation in Higher Education

NWHSU's Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Bushway, recently testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions about competency-based education.

March 27, 2018
Be Well: Heads Up - How Your Smartphone Is Damaging Your Spine

They may be smart but they're weighing us down, says a leading chiropractor from Northwestern Health Sciences University.

March 22, 2018
NWHSU President and three others recognized for professional contributions

Minnesota chiropractors honor Northwestern Health Sciences President and CEO, Dr. Chris Cassirer, and three others from the university for professional contributions.

March 19, 2018
Be Well: How a Chiropractor Can Heal Your Shoveling Injury

Specialists at Northwestern Health Sciences University explain how chiropractic care can ease your winter pain.

February 26, 2018
Be Well: 5 Reasons to Add Acupuncture to Your Self-Care Routine in 2018

MSP Mag launches Be Well, a content hub that aggregates all of your health, wellness, and fitness coverage in one destination. For the inaugural digital publication, they take a look at acupuncture featuring NWHSU's own Christian Jovanovic.

January 11, 2018
Be Well: From Kombucha to Kefir - The Benefits of Fermented Foods

Everything you need to know about probiotics and gut health from Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine and experts at NWHSU.

March 08, 2018
Be Well: Can Chinese Herbs Stave Off Your Cold and Flu?

MSP Mag speaks to NWHSU's herbal dispensary on how to combat cold and flu with Chinese medicine.

February 12, 2018
NWHSU presents: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's 2018 Fit Fest!

Join us as we toast to good health at MSP Mag's 4th annual Fit Fest! Admission is 50% off when you enter code NWHSU at checkout!

February 12, 2018
ACA Convenes Stakeholder Forum at NWHSU to Address Opioid Crisis, Collaboration

The American Chiropractic Association hosted a historic Stakeholder Collaborative Forum on Jan. 26 at Northwestern Health Sciences University to delve deeper into the current market need for chiropractors in combating the opioid crisis.

February 02, 2018
StarTribune features NWHSU's WorkSiteRight worksite clinics

Workplace clinics could be making a comeback. One Twin Cities researcher believes the time has come for businesses to provide the company chiropractor or the company massage therapist.

February 06, 2018
Be Well: Championing Integrative Sports Medicine

Why pro athletes and Olympians are betting on Northwestern Health Sciences University’s holistic approach to training and treatment.

January 24, 2018
NWHSU Alum Dr. Megan Hejny finds new dream job

NWHSU Chiropratic Alum Dr. Megan Hejny finds new dream job at a family chiropractor located in Hudson, WI.

January 24, 2018
Veterans Honored at Event Held on the Campus of NWHSU

The City of Bloomington Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemorative Partnership, City of Bloomington, Northwestern Health Sciences University and American Legion Post 550 honored local veterans on November 9.

November 10, 2017
Veterans to be honored at special events

Film and discussion highlight Nov. 9 activities in Bloomington

October 27, 2017
Empty Bowl Event Raises $2,200 to Fight Hunger

NWHSU students raise funds to support hunger-prevention nonprofits.

October 11, 2017
Award Winners Honored at NWHSU’s 2017 Autumn Reception

At the 2017 Autumn Reception held on campus Friday, October 13, select members of the Northwestern Health Sciences University community received awards for their accomplishments and contributions.

October 16, 2017
Alumnus Dr. Joel Fugleberg Builds Successful St. Paul Practice

Award-winning chiropractor and NWHSU alumnus Dr. Joel Fugleberg develops a successful practice in St. Paul with a focus on helping people make healthy, sustainable lifestyle choices.

October 16, 2017
Minnesota Vixen Enters 20th Season

NWHSU is proud to offer its grounds to the women's football team the Minnesota Vixen for practices and, in return, NWHSU students work with the athletes as part of their education.

October 13, 2017
Acupuncture Alumna Leah Olson Builds Successful Practice

NWHSU alumna Leah Olson, MSOM shares her story on how she got started as an acupuncture and Chinese medicine practitioner in Appleton, Wisconsin. She also lends advice and insight for those considering the field.

October 11, 2017
Dr. David Vassar Taylor’s passion is helping others find success

Taylor accepted his first and now a second appointment to Northwestern’s Board of Trustees. He brings a career rich in experience leading colleges and universities.

September 28, 2017
Empty Bowls to spotlight local, world hunger

Northwestern students will raise funds, awareness at campus event

October 06, 2017
Todd Ginkel’s career has been about finding the right treatment for the patient

Todd Ginkel, DC brings his cross-functional approach to Northwestern, where he serves on the university’s Board of Directors.

September 28, 2017
Small Association Found between Antidepressants & Autism

The most conclusive study to date investigating the relationship between use of antidepressants during pregnancy and the incidence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was published this summer.

September 26, 2017
Urgent Need to Increase Use of Non-Drug Healthcare Recognized

The public health impact of the opioid abuse epidemic continues to astound. The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis issued initial recommendations to address the opioid abuse problem.

September 26, 2017
Stay-at-Home Mom Changes Gears and Comes to Northwestern

This former stay-at-home mom listened to her chiropractor and that advice came to change her life in more ways than one.

September 19, 2017
Northwestern Grads Provide Chiropractic Care at the World Games

Dr. Tim Stark, Director of NWHSU's Human Performance Center, as well as two additional Twin Cities doctors were part of the NWHSU alumni delegation to the 2017 World Games in Poland.

September 19, 2017
NWHSU's Dr. Mary Forte recognized as elite reviewer for Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Dr. Mary Forte of NWHSU's Wolfe Harris Center for Clinical Studies has been recognized as an elite reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

September 14, 2017
Northwestern Health Sciences University hosts 2017 PIE Conference

Northwestern Health Sciences University welcomed more than 100 guests to Bloomington, Minnesota, for the 2017 Process of Integrating Evidence for the Complementary and Integrative Health Educators (PIE) conference.

July 18, 2017
Northwestern volunteers prepare to serve Twin Cities

More than 200 students, faculty and staff are expected to donate about 800 hours of service work at 21 locations throughout the Twin Cities on Thursday as part of Northwestern Health Sciences University’s Service & Appreciation Day.

June 28, 2017
Fitness Over 40 classes now open to public at Sweere Clinic

The fitness needs and opportunities of adults over 40 are the focus of a new series of classes offered at Northwestern's Sweere Clinic for Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics.

March 20, 2017
Nepal mission teaches acupuncture, life lessons

Acupuncture student Lanna Schwab spent two life-changing weeks in Nepal providing care for earthquake survivors.

January 27, 2016
Northwestern hosts Minnesota Campus Compact Event

Educators and students discuss social and cultural considerations in health education, research and community partnerships

October 19, 2015
Healthy living starts with nutrition

Learn how Applied Clinical Nutrition can benefit your patients and clients.

August 25, 2015
Northwestern alumnus provides chiropractic treatments to veterans in chronic pain

A Star Tribune article put Pain Free Patriots in the spotlight for offering free treatments in church parking lots and shopping malls.

July 31, 2015
Star Tribune features Northwestern’s work to help chronic pain sufferers find relief

The article highlighted how chiropractic, acupuncture and massage treatments are more cost-effective and accessible treatments than traditional medical care for those in poverty who suffer from chronic pain.

July 27, 2015
Discover where healthy and happy meet

Our new, free healthy living workshops bring your life into balance.

August 17, 2015
Welcome, Canadian neighbors

Canadian Tuition Reciprocity is available starting Fall 2015

August 13, 2015
Choose science. Choose evidence. Choose community.

A chiropractic student from Calgary, Canada, shares her story of how Northwestern helped her become a leader and high achiever.

August 16, 2015
Star Tribune highlights Northwestern's role in treating veterans' chronic pain

The two-part special report, "A Battle with Pain," relays the shift from prescription painkillers to treating the root causes of pain.

July 14, 2015
Northwestern concussion prevention with professional athletes featured on WCCO

Northwestern Health Sciences University is entering the field on game day one step ahead of helmets and protective gear

March 19, 2015
Acupuncture Town Hall Meeting to be held at Northwestern

Join us on Tuesday, May 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

May 17, 2013
Sports physicals and baseline concussion testing offered by Northwestern

Physicals and combine event on campus June 25.

June 17, 2013
Dr. Sawyer named to MNsure advisory committee

Committee members will provide advice and recommendations to MNsure Board.

November 01, 2013
Northwestern team member demonstrates spirit of the season

Mario Rezendez voted Bell Ringer of the Day by Salvation Army.

December 10, 2013
Helping the elderly age gracefully

Dr. Cara Borggren is on a mission to help the elderly understand how they can age gracefully.

March 21, 2013
Northwestern day at the State Fair

Visit us at the KS95 State Fair booth on August 29.

August 16, 2013
Northwestern graduate selected for policy fellowship

Leadership program is part of the U of M Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

April 19, 2013
Partnering to help our neighbors in need

VEAP food drive on campus April 29-May 3.

April 26, 2013
Northwestern in the news

Two local news stories mention Northwestern this week.

May 21, 2013
Appreciation Day – Building community

Sign up to volunteer today!

May 24, 2013
Dragon Boat team narrowly misses Top 3 finish

Team Northwestern participates in St. Paul's Dragon Boat Festival over the weekend.

July 16, 2013
Northwestern rolls out ad campaign

Be on the lookout for MTC bus wraps featuring Northwestern students.

July 26, 2013
Community events offer great opportunities for Northwestern

Join Northwestern at the Bloomington Heritage Days Parade!

September 11, 2013
Northwestern students include service project in Chiro Games trip

Two dozen Northwestern students will spend a day cleaning up a local beach.

October 31, 2013
Northwestern students plan MOvember events

Campaign aims to change the face of men's health.

November 12, 2013
Northwestern will hold commencement ceremony for College of Chiropractic

Thirty-two students will graduate with honors.

November 20, 2013
Northwestern launches The Center for Sports and Rehab

Specialty clinic will focus on sports injuries and rehabilitation.

September 03, 2013
Changes underway in clinic system

Burnsville closing prompts UHS expansion.

December 13, 2013
Founder’s Day 2014: Celebrating the spirit of Northwestern

You’re invited to celebrate Founder’s Week June 2-6, 2014.

May 29, 2014
Northwestern student prepares for internship at world renowned medical center

Chiropractic student Madeline Gail was selected for prized Walter Reed internship.

May 19, 2014
Northwestern student selected for prestigious VA residency

Kate Craig, DC, a 2014 graduate, was selected for one of the five newly-created VA Chiropractic Care Residencies.

May 02, 2014
Northwestern preparing to welcome chiropractic alumni to campus for Homecoming

Chiropractic Homecoming is February 6-8, 2014.

January 31, 2014
Reaching out to veterans – Northwestern is named Yellow-Ribbon School

Designation as military-friendly school is part of expanded enrollment strategy.

July 19, 2013
Youth volunteers needed for Concussion Management Training Program

30 volunteers are needed for March 2 class.

February 11, 2014
Northwestern is partnering with Uptown VFW to care for veterans

Feed 'Em and Treat 'Em event will offer free meal and health care.

March 05, 2014
Students represent Northwestern at national conference

SACA students lobby at legislative conference.

March 25, 2014
Northwestern teams up with Get in Gear event

Northwestern is sponsoring clinical support for runners.

April 11, 2014
Northwestern Night at the Twins Game

Northwestern heads to Target Field to cheer on the Twins!

May 29, 2013
Celebrate Northwestern at Stars Among Us Gala

Join the festivities November 9 at The Saint Paul Hotel.

October 22, 2012
Revised Mission and Vision Statements Reflect a New Direction for University

Key focus is preparing students to be vital contributors in the new health care environment

October 16, 2012
Dr. Sawyer Makes List of 100 Influential Health Care Leaders

The list was published in the August 2012 edition of Minnesota Physician magazine.

September 19, 2012
Giving Back to Community Through Appreciation and Service Day

Appreciation and Service Day Slated for July 19, 2012

May 25, 2012
Northwestern Receives $15,000 Grant for Summer Science Academy

Grant from the Carolyn Foundation to help fund the Summer Science Academy

February 21, 2012
Pillsbury House Clinic Receives $5000 Grant

The grant from the Seward Community Fund to purchase supplies and equipment

December 21, 2011
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