Archives for August 2010

[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, August 27, 2010]   Twin Cities health providers are turning to remote video language interpreting as a way to better meet the needs of a growing number of immigrant patients. ‚ÄúTypically, when we have a scheduled patient arrival, there will be an in-person interpreter.
August 31, 2010
[WHYY Radio, August 27, 2010]   The death of a standout Philadelphia high school basketball player has renewed the debate about how to detect heart trouble in competitive athletes. In an interview about this issue, a pediatric cardiologist cites Barry Maron, MD, Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
August 31, 2010
[KMSP Fox 9 News, August 25, 2010]   Allergy sufferers are looking for any kind of relief they can get as they are getting hit hard by an early fall allergy season. Allina Medical Clinic Allergist Dr. Pramod Kelkar explains the cause and cautions about treatment options.
August 25, 2010
[Ster Tribune, August 24, 2010]   University of Minnesota researchers say they have found a potential new treatment for HIV, using a mixture of two anti-cancer drugs that are already on the market. Researcher Louis Mansky said the two-drug combination killed off the HIV cells quickly, sometimes in a matter of hours, in the lab experiments.
August 24, 2010
[Star Tribune, August 18, 2010]   Laurie Aguirre, a Health Unit Coordinator at United Hospital in St. Paul, talks about her work. Read the interview online at startribune.com .
August 18, 2010
[Star Tribune, August 18, 2010]   Laurie Aguirre, a Health Unit Coordinator at United Hospital in St. Paul, talks about her work. Read the interview online at startribune.com .
August 18, 2010
[KSTP TV, August 18, 2010]   With your kids heading back to school, do you know what they are eating when they are not at home? KSTP's Megan Newquist chatted with Dr. Melissa Reinhardt from the Allina Medical Clinic in Farmington about some healthy food options for your kids at school.
August 18, 2010
[KARE11, August 17, 2010]   A Minnesota-based program that aims to improve child and family health is getting national attention for its effectiveness. Johns Hopkins Hospital is among the organizations that have recognized the Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Power by the Hour program as a promising way to promote a healthy lifestyle.
August 17, 2010
[KARE11, August 17, 2010]   A Minnesota-based program that aims to improve child and family health is getting national attention for its effectiveness. Johns Hopkins Hospital is among the organizations that have recognized the Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Power by the Hour program as a promising way to promote a healthy lifestyle.
August 17, 2010
[Star Tribune, August 17, 2010]   Combine the socializing of a Tupperware party with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and you've got a "save-a-life" party. Save-a-life parties are designed to teach people to react quickly in emergencies, and, in particular, how to use CPR.
August 17, 2010