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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women after skin cancer. It is also the second leading cause of cancer death for women after lung cancer. To put it in numbers: 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. In 2021, this means that it…

Questions about the Covid-19 vaccine? See some answers provided by Dr. Bridget Dewey

Despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine, this pandemic persists, in part due to resistance to the vaccine.  While I do not support vaccine mandates and believe in personal freedom of choice in health matters, it is important that people make sure they are basing their decisions on sound information.  Unfortunately, the issue of whether or not to…

March is National Kidney month

March is National Kidney Month If you see people wearing green ribbons in March, it might be they are Irish or honoring St. Patrick’s Day, but it also might be to raise awareness for National Kidney Month! The kidneys are a sometimes over-looked, but important part of several of the body’s organ systems. They consist of two bean-shaped organs located…

Gateway Family Health Clinic Recruits new Doctors

Gateway Family Health Clinic Recruiting New Doctors Sandstone, MN – January 26, 2021 – Dr. Kathryn Dobbs joins Gateway Family Health Clinic on March 1, 2021. Dr. Dobbs will be accepting new patients and obstetric patients at Sandstone, Hinckley, and Moose Lake clinics. She will also deliver babies at the Moose Lake hospital. “We are very excited to have Dr….