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Health goals of adults are focus of new Fitness Over 40 classes

The health and get-in-shape goals of adults are the focus of a new series of Fitness Over 40 classes offered by Northwestern’s Sweere Clinic for Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics.

June 06, 2017
Northwestern opens another clinic offering on-site care

The new clinic at an Indiana manufactured homes plant will help the company and workers reduce injuries and costs. A similar clinic in Minnesota has saved $8 for every $1 invested.

April 24, 2017
Northwestern teams compete and win at Mayo symposium

In the first year that Northwestern took part in the IMPACT Symposium at the Mayo Clinic, seven student teams competed and one team won for its presentation on links between Type 2 diabetes, obesity and pancreatic cancer.

April 19, 2017
Northwestern welcomes hundreds to Symposium

Resilience in health care is a focus at the 2017 Health and Wellness Symposium at Northwestern Health Sciences University, an annual gathering of professionals practicing acupuncture, massage therapy and Chinese medicine.

March 29, 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
Northwestern named Military Friendly Spouse® university

Already named one of the nation’s top Military Friendly® universities, Northwestern Health Sciences University has achieved the additional designation as a top 100 school for military spouses.

February 21, 2017
Hundreds turn out for Northwestern Homecoming

Health professionals from across the country and around the world came to Northwestern Health Sciences University Feb. 2-4 to discuss the future of health care at the Chiropractic Homecoming and Winter Gathering 2017.

February 01, 2017
Northwestern, Concordia partner to benefit students

Students can earn a Master of Exercise Science Degree in half the time through a new partnership between Northwestern Health Sciences University and Concordia University St. Paul.

January 26, 2017
Northwestern grad plays key role in state's health debate

A Northwestern graduate and chiropractor is in a leadership role as the Minnesota Legislature seeks to improve health care across the state.

January 18, 2017
Northwestern helps employer develop health-care system

As our nation struggles to find an affordable, effective future for health care, answers are coming from Northwestern's work with a midsize employer, university President Chris Cassirer writes in the Star Tribune.

January 02, 2017
Record participation spurs Northwestern in 'Chiro Games'

A record number of students helped Northwestern turn in strong performances at the 25th annual Chiropractic Games, a popular competition among chiropractic schools from the U.S. and Canada.

December 07, 2016
Northwestern joins 3-year effort honoring Vietnam veterans

The nationwide project with local connections is an extension of the university’s commitment to veterans on campus and in the community.

November 21, 2016
Northwestern named Military Friendly® university

Northwestern Health Sciences University has been recognized as a Military Friendly® university for exhibiting leading practices in recruiting and supporting student veterans.

November 10, 2016
University of Minnesota medical students visit Northwestern

Medical students from the University of Minnesota came to Northwestern to learn about acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

November 06, 2016
Students organize Empty Bowls event for hunger prevention

Northwestern students, motivated by a desire to raise funds and awareness for hunger-prevention efforts locally and worldwide, have organized the first Empty Bowls event on campus Oct. 16.

October 07, 2016
The healing touch needs a mentor's helping hand

Mentoring is vital to success in all professions. Northwestern's Massage Program Director Michele J. Renee recently wrote a story for Massage Magazine about the importance of mentors in her field.

September 28, 2016
Northwestern's Cassirer on list of top health care leaders

Northwestern President and CEO Chris Cassirer was named one of the 100 most influential health care leaders in the state by Minnesota Physician magazine.

September 06, 2016
Northwestern President named to world health leadership role

Northwestern President Chris Cassirer has been named Chair of the Public Health Committee of the World Federation of Chiropractic, which promotes global health and wellness.

August 31, 2016
Phelps, other Olympians draw world's attention to cupping

The technique is centuries old. But after swimmer Michael Phelps and other Olympians used cupping to enhance performance, the world was abuzz about a skill taught at Northwestern.

August 08, 2016
Northwestern's Sweere discusses 'tech neck' on radio program

What is "tech neck" and how can we avoid the pain that comes with it? Northwestern's Joseph Sweere discussed this modern malady on Twin Cities Wellness Radio.

August 05, 2016
Students hone skills at Leadership Boot Camp

Two dozen Northwestern students developed leadership skills as part of the university's Student Leadership Boot Camp. It's one way we help our students learn to lead in healthy ways.

August 04, 2016
Northwestern is represented at Summer Olympic Games

The Director of Northwestern’s Human Performance Center is in Rio de Janeiro to work with Olympic athletes on performance enhancement and injury issues through sports chiropractic.

July 27, 2016
Northwestern partnership helps Vixen reach championship game

An integrated health partnership between Northwestern and the Minnesota Vixen helped the Twin Cities-based women's tackle football team to its best season ever.

July 15, 2016
Northwestern welcomes Ethan Zohn and his hopeful message

The winner of "Survivor: Africa," who also is a two-time cancer survivor, shares an important message of hope and healing with students and prospective students.

July 07, 2016
Northwestern named a Top 10 school for acupuncture

The university's clinical training options were praised in the new independent ranking by

July 06, 2016
Northwestern volunteers set record for community service

A record number of students, faculty and staff donated a record number of volunteer hours during Northwestern's annual Service & Appreciation Day.

June 29, 2016
Science helps lab understand movement, prevent injuries

A scientific approach is helping Northwestern’s Sweere Center for Biomechanics & Applied Ergonomics understand why people struggle with movement and how they can prevent pain and injury.

June 27, 2016
Northwestern grad follows personal experience to professional expertise

A car accident as a teenager led Matt Thronson to his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Now he has achieved a higher level of expertise to help patients get better faster.

June 02, 2016
Northwestern celebrates 75th anniversary in style

Hundreds of members of Northwestern's extended family—including alumni, faculty, staff, students and community partners—came out to celebrate the university's 75th anniversary.

May 23, 2016
Northwestern supports measure for massage registration

Northwestern's Michele Maiers published a commentary piece in the Star Tribune explaining the university's support for a bill establishing voluntary registration for massage therapists.

May 03, 2016
Higher Health Symposium draws attendees, media coverage

Northwestern's Higher Health Symposium drew hundreds of participants as well as coverage from Twin Cities TV stations for coach Jerry Kill's speech.

April 23, 2016
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