Self-Advocacy in Cancer Care

talaya dendy

Self-Advocacy in health care takes practice. Talaya Dendy, cancer doula, defines its role and why it’s more important now than ever.

Everyone Benefits from a Health Coach

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“We talk about patient-centered care, but health coaches take it to a whole new level.”  Dr. Karen Lawson There are few people who have put more thought into the role of a health coach within healthcare than Dr. Karen Lawson and Theresa Nutt, co-directors of the Integrative Health and Wellbeing Program at the University of […]

Acupuncture for Degenerative Eye Conditions

acupuncture for degenerative eye conditions

Acupuncture is a powerful tool for treating a wide variety of conditions, including digestive health, stress management, infertility, pain, anxiety, depression, and more. And there are interesting niches within acupuncture where people are seeing some incredible results. Local acupuncturist Cassandra Rose uses a specific protocol to treat patients suffering from degenerative eye conditions, and the […]

A Natural Approach to Fertility


1 in 8 couples in the United States experience fertility struggles. With several factors contributing to this, I sat down with Dr. Danielle Vogler-Bos to discuss how she approaches fertility from a naturopathic perspective. As a Naturopathic Doctor, she specializes in hormone optimization, which means she takes a deeper look at the full picture of […]

Modern Chiropractic Care

modern chiropractic care

Is it possible we’ve been underutilizing chiropractic care? Using chiropractic care only in response to pain is like only having a corded home phone and only picking it up when it rings… in 2020. Folks, I think we’ve been missing out. I sat down with 3 women in the industry to better understand all that […]

5 Immune-boosting tips

immune boosting tips

There’s a lot we can’t control in this world, and the current pandemic is causing a lot of us to feel anxiety and fear over all the unknowns of this new threat. That’s totally normal, but it’s not a fun place to be, right? The truth is there are many ways we can support our […]

Healthy Skin From Within

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If you’ve ever struggled with skin symptoms of acne, eczema, or psoriasis, you know how frustrating it can be to make sense of your flare ups. This topic is close to my heart, and the struggle to resolve my son’s severe eczema is actually what inspired Well Connected Twin Cities in the first place (read […]

Meet the Pros: Dr. Hannah Steinmetz

Dr. Hannah Steinmetz

Get to know our local health and wellness professionals in the Twin Cities. We asked Dr. Hannah Steinmetz to share a little about her business and what she loves about practicing in the Twin Cities. Tell us about your business. What do you do? I use chiropractic adjustments to help my patients live the way […]

A Chiropractic Approach to Healthy Cycles

Here’s an experiment. Next time you’re out with your lady-friends at your monthly brunch date ask this question “How do you feel about your period?”  I pretty much guarantee at least 50-75% of the group will meet you with groans and stories of discomfort and annoyance. A couple people will most likely tell you they […]

3 Ways to Boost Immunity with DAO Labs Herbs

boost immunity with herbs

When your grandmother told you to close the window because you might catch a cold from a “draft”, she was actually talking about some of the key concepts in Chinese medicine: wind and deficiency. Both the common cold and allergies are treated in Chinese Medicine when “deficiency” meets “wind”. In Chinese Medicine theory, “wind” refers […]