Dr. Stevens Shares Tips for Better Self-Care02.23.2018
Too many women are stretched thin, stressed out and guilty of putting the needs of others ahead of their own. Dr. Erin Stevens tackles the topic of "self-care" in her latest column for Minnesota Parent magazine. She discusses the importance of women taking care of themselves and shares some simple steps for better self-care. Read the complete article here.
Join Clinic Sofia at the Winter Wellness Expo in Maple Grove02.20.2018
Clinic Sofia is proud to participate in the upcoming Winter Wellness Expo & 5K taking place on Saturday, March 10 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Maple Grove. The second annual event raises money and awareness for Emerge Mothers Academy, a non-profit organization that mentors and educates young mothers by offering parenting classes, counseling services, GED prep, work-readiness and supports the path of entrepreneurship. Our team will join a number of other exhibitors from the health and wellness industry at the expo which takes place in the at Church of the Open Door. Attendees will be able to get information and tips on products and resources to help them be as healthy as they can be, along with the opportunity to win prizes. The cost to participate in the 5K is $35 (or $25 for 12 and under), and there is also a one-mile fun run for $15. Entrance to the expo is free. For more information or to register, visit www.emergetwincities.org.
Read Dr. Krahl's Article on Long-term Birth Control Options02.16.2018
In the latest "Ask the Doctor" series for Patch.com, Dr. Deb Krahl discusses what's new with birth control to help women evaluate what may work best for their family and personal situation. Read the complete article here.
Dr. Hammers Writes About PCOS for Minnesota Health Care News01.22.2018
Did you know more than half of women may suffer from varying symptoms associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? Dr. Amy Hammers recently contributed an article about PCOS to Minnesota Health Care News to help put some perspective around this common hormone disorder, including the risk factors, the symptoms and how it can impact fertility. Read the complete article here.
Read Allie's Article on Functional Medicine01.08.2018
Physician Assistant Allie Nowak, who is also a trained functional medicine practitioner, recently contributed an article to Patch.com that shares some perspective around functional medicine. She gives some background on this holistic and patient-centered approach and how it can help address a variety of chronic health conditions as well as promote a healthier lifestyle. You can read the complete article here.
Thank you for your Crimson Kit donations!12.15.2017
Thanks to all of you who donated items for Clinic Sofia’s Crimson Kit Collection over the past month. Through your donations, we were able to assemble 235 kits, which equates to almost enough supplies to support 20 women through their periods for a whole year! "When you become bogged down with all the badness in the world, it’s a wonderful feeling to try to focus on the good,” said Dr. Erin Stevens. “Thanks to everyone who gave products and for those who came to Clinic Sofia to help assemble the kits. I am so proud to be part of such a caring community." She adds the Crimson Kits were recently delivered to People Serving People and Tubman to share with women experiencing homelessness or those displaced from their homes due to domestic violence. “We hope to make this an annual tradition at Clinic Sofia, making it bigger and better each year!"