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During our Winter Festival, find great tips and helpful information on healthy living and mental wellbeing. “BrainChange: Dr. David Perlmutter, MD,” shows that the fate of your brain is not in your genes; it's in the food you eat. Learn how to prevent, treat, and reverse a wide array of brain-related disorders. "Heal Yourself: Mind over Medicine with Lissa Rankin, MD," explains the critical role our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs play in our health and wellbeing – and how we can harness the power of our minds to enjoy great health and longevity with specific, easy-to-do steps. “DASH Diet with Marla Hellers, MS, RD” is grounded in healthy eating principles that lower blood pressure; reduce heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer; and maintaining a healthy weight. Doctors On Call and Speak Your Mind return on December 12 and 19.

For a full list of our upcoming Winter Festival programs and air times, search our online schedule.

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Doctors On Call and Speak Your Mind

Thursdays on PBS North
Returning December 12 & 19

December 12

7pm “Women’s Health”
Host Dr. Ray Christensen takes your questions to our panelists Dr. Colleen Evans, Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic; Dr. Joleen Finken, St. Luke’s Internal Medicine Associates, Duluth; and Dr. Melissa Stank, St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates, Duluth.

7:30pm “Bipolar Disorder”

December 19

7pm “Men’s Health”
Host Dr. Ruth Westra takes you questions for Dr. Paul Tonkin, Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic; Gail Baldwin, Veteran’s Administration Clinic, Superior; and Dr. Jake Powell, St. Luke’s Internal Medicine Associates, Duluth.

7:30pm “Maria Bamford: Getting Help and Getting Better”