Popular Books To Read This Summer
Popular Books To Read This Summer

Librarian Sarah Weber with North Mankato Taylor Library joined KEYC to talk about the books everyone will be checking out this summer and the upcoming event ArtSplash at South Central on June 16th.

THRIVE: Maintaining Diet Resolutions
THRIVE: Maintaining Diet Resolutions

A popular New Year's resolution in to lose weight, and diet plays a big role in reaching that goal.

THRIVE: A Journey Of Mental Health Awareness
THRIVE: A Journey Of Mental Health Awareness

Andrew Archer was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2002.

THRIVE: Healthy Diet Leads To Healthier Skin
THRIVE: Healthy Diet Leads To Healthier Skin

Avoiding certain foods can increase the quality of your skin.

THRIVE: Understanding Kids' Skin Conditions
THRIVE: Understanding Kids' Skin Conditions

The most common skin disorders in children Mankato Clinic Pediatrician Catherine Davis sees are warts, rashes from viruses, excema, and acne as kids get older.

THRIVE: Recovering With Exercise After Open Heart Surgery
THRIVE: Recovering With Exercise After Open Heart Surgery

Thriver Keith Flack keeps health a priority, even after setbacks and struggles.

THRIVE: Healthy Diet Leads To Healthier Skin
THRIVE: Healthy Diet Leads To Healthier Skin

Avoiding certain foods can increase the quality of your skin.

THRIVE: Understanding Kids' Skin Conditions
THRIVE: Understanding Kids' Skin Conditions

The most common skin disorders in children Mankato Clinic Pediatrician Catherine Davis sees are warts, rashes from viruses, excema, and acne as kids get older.

THRIVE: Recovering With Exercise After Open Heart Surgery
THRIVE: Recovering With Exercise After Open Heart Surgery

Thriver Keith Flack keeps health a priority, even after setbacks and struggles.

THRIVE: Ab Exercises To Reduce Back Pain
THRIVE: Ab Exercises To Reduce Back Pain

Mankato Clinic Physical Therapist Jacob Nienow says a lot of time when people visit him with back pain, it's because they're not using the right abdominal muscles.

THRIVE: Watching Portion Sizes
THRIVE: Watching Portion Sizes

Before sitting down for a meal, you might want to think about portion sizes.

THRIVE: Limiting Halloween Candy
THRIVE: Limiting Halloween Candy

One way can be by allowing kids to manage their own stash.

THRIVE: Making Vegetables More Interesting
THRIVE: Making Vegetables More Interesting

Mankato Clinic registered dietician Erin Gonzalez said there are many ways to explore different flavors, starting with butter.

THRIVE: Pound Fitness Class Demo
THRIVE: Pound Fitness Class Demo

Pound Pro Laurie Thorstad says, "Pound is a fitness class that utilizes under used muscles."

THRIVE: Drinking Adequate Amount Of Water
THRIVE: Drinking Adequate Amount Of Water

Although we have a great supply of water here in America, a lot of people choose sodas, coffee or alcoholic beverages to quench their thirst. 

THRIVE: Time To Get Your Flu Shot
THRIVE: Time To Get Your Flu Shot

Why now is the time to get your flu shot to be prepared for the upcoming season.

THRIVE: Preventing Trips And Falls
THRIVE: Preventing Trips And Falls

The first and most important thing is to make sure you're staying active. 

THRIVE: College Students Facing Depression
THRIVE: College Students Facing Depression

College is nothing short of an enormous transition for young adults. 

THRIVE: Dealing With Bullies
THRIVE: Dealing With Bullies

Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior that perceives power imbalance.

THRIVE: Madison East Mall Walking Campaign
THRIVE: Madison East Mall Walking Campaign

Madison East Mall is a hot spot for many to get in their exercise by walking laps and socializing with friends. 

THRIVE: Osteoporosis
THRIVE: Osteoporosis

Millions of Americans are dealing with osteoporosis. 

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THRIVE: Children Vision Screenings
THRIVE: Children Vision Screenings

Every experience starting at a young age is an opportunity for growth and development.. but if vision isn't up to par, a delay in that can happen. 

THRIVE: Wearing Ear Protection
THRIVE: Wearing Ear Protection

Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and one of the most common occupational illnesses in the United States.

THRIVE: Treating Reoccurring Ear Infections
THRIVE: Treating Reoccurring Ear Infections

Symptoms of an ear infection may include earaches and thick, yellow fluid coming from the ears.

THRIVER Izzy Lind Running To Battle Anxiety
THRIVER Izzy Lind Running To Battle Anxiety

Izzy's struggle with anxiety started to impact her life negatively when she entered six grade. 

THRIVE: Suffering Less From Sinus Infections
THRIVE: Suffering Less From Sinus Infections

Sinus infections are broken down from acute, subacute and chronic. 

THRIVE: Healthy Eating Habit Tips
THRIVE: Healthy Eating Habit Tips

Getting your child to eat well and enough during meal times can be a struggle for many parents when raising kids.

THRIVE: Relaxation Tips Before Bed
THRIVE: Relaxation Tips Before Bed

Sleep is an important part of our routine and everyone would like to fall asleep promptly when laying down, but sometimes it can be tricky to. 

THRIVE: Adult Immunizations
THRIVE: Adult Immunizations

Every year thousands of adults in the U.S. become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of diseases that immunizations can help prevent. 

THRIVER: Elissa Dulski's Story
THRIVER: Elissa Dulski's Story

Nominated Thriver Elissa Dulski says, "I gained 85 pounds with my daughter and during that pregnancy it was hard on me and my self–esteem." 

THRIVE: Greater Mankato Area United Way To Host 8th Annual Women With Heart Luncheon
THRIVE: Greater Mankato Area United Way To Host 8th Annual Women With Heart Luncheon

More than 500 women are expected to attend tomorrow's 8th annual Greater Mankato Area United Way Women with Heart Luncheon. CEO Greater Mankato Area United Way Barb Kaus says, "It's a wonderful way to bring the women together of the region to show their support for improving people's lives." United Way focuses on helping families in need lead healthy and successful lives. Kaus says, "We need to include all aspects of who gives to united way and supports the beautif...

Thrive: Preventative Exams For Women
Thrive: Preventative Exams For Women

Preventative exams are important for women as their bodies age and change. Mankato Clinic Dr. Tara Denke says, "As women age and change our bodies age and change and some of the things that happen can affect our ability to just live our lives so as women age we want to see them through the reproductive years. We want to see them through the parimenopause years and of course then the menapausle years and all of those areas of life." The exam consists of a standard physical ...

Thrive: Pregnancy Myths Part Two
Thrive: Pregnancy Myths Part Two

 With all this advice coming from a variety of sources, it's inevitable that there are some myths in the mix.  Mankato Clinic M.D Mark Taylor says, "The old thing about remember you're eating for two is still out there and pregnancy is not a license to pig out. But you do want to expand your calories a little so it's about 300 calories a day for a normal patient. There are different patients with different." Adding that those extra calories should be healthy choice..

THRIVE: Pregnancy Myths
THRIVE: Pregnancy Myths

Everything from books to magazines to relatives and neighbors have a plethora of advice about pregnancy do's and don'ts.

THRIVE: Preparing For Pregnancy
THRIVE: Preparing For Pregnancy

Becoming the healthiest version of yourself is the best thing you can do when trying to become pregnant. 

Thrive: Exercise and Pregnancy
Thrive: Exercise and Pregnancy

There are several healthy habits to practice when pregnant and exercise is one of them

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