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KIDS’ PHYSICAL HEALTH: Help Kids Make Smart Food Choices

This is the fifth article in a 6-part series on Kids’ Health Tips from Dr. Erik Bostrom, family physician at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. As a parent, you are in a powerful and unique position to decide how your child eats every day. You also have the power to role model healthy behavior and attitudes […]

KIDS’ PHYSICAL HEALTH: Encourage Kids to Keep Moving

This is the fourth article in a 6-part series on Kids’ Health Tips from Dr. Erik Bostrom, family physician at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. For most kids, playing and being physically active comes naturally. Exercise tends to become more structured as kids age with gym class, dance lessons, or soccer practice. Unfortunately, kids are sitting […]

KIDS’ SKIN HEALTH: Stay alert for tick & bug bites

This is the third article in a 6-part series on Kids’ Health Tips from Dr. Erik Bostrom, family physician at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. Most tick bites are harmless and don’t need medical treatment. But some ticks (deer tick, wood tick and others) can carry harmful germs that cause diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever […]

Riverwood welcomes family physician

Riverwood Healthcare Center welcomes Dr. Erik Bostrom, family physician, to its medical staff with nine physicians, seven nurse practitioners, one physician assistant, and one nurse midwife who deliver primary care in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. He will practice primarily in Aitkin. “Dr. Bostrom is a perfect fit for our family medical team with his strong […]