Archives for October 2013

[KMSP Fox 9, October 10, 2013]   Groundbreaking research is shedding new light on the importance of treating prenatal and postpartum depression, because evidence suggests children of mothers who suffer from those conditions experience a greater risk themselves. Allina Health psychologist Cheryl Bemel , PhD, says the study backs up what many in her field have long suspected.
October 10, 2013
[KARE11, October 10, 2013]   A local non-profit is hoping to provide thousands of local kids from families in need with a fun way to stay healthy. Dr. Nick Burke , with Allina Health and Terry Esau, with " Free Bikes 4 Kidz ", are teaming up for the third year in a row to provide bikes to kids, and they need your help! Watch the interview here.
October 10, 2013
[KSTP TV, October 10, 2013]   Once again Allina Health is teaming up with " Free Bikes 4 Kidz " to collect donated bikes for kids in need on Saturday, October 12. Sheryl Golin with Free Bikes for Kidz and Dr. David Casement with Allina Medical Clinic talked with Brad Sattin about the donation process.
October 10, 2013
[Twelve TV, October 08, 2013]   Rob Portinga spends his Saturday mornings on the radio airwaves, educating people about health and wellness on "The Wake Up Call" on AM 950. "It allows me to help educate folks in a fun way I think," Portinga said.
October 09, 2013
[MPR, October 07, 2013]   Blood transfusions save lives. If you need one, there's no question you should get one.
October 07, 2013
[KSTP TV, September 04, 2013]   The recent high speed chase on Capitol Hill is starting a national conversation about postpartum mental health issues. Authorities say 34-year-old Miriam Carey was suffering from mental health problems.
October 04, 2013
[Good Morning America (ABC), October 03, 2013]   Minnesota carpenter Eugene Rakow has a second shot at life after he literally took ashot to the heart. Rakow of St. Bonifacius, Minn., is recovering from accidentally shooting a 3.5-inch nail into his chest that came within 2 millimeters of his coronary artery.
October 04, 2013
[KARE-TV, October 02, 2013]   This year in Minnesota, an estimated 3,200 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed. To help anyone affected by breast cancer with treatment, survivorship and support, the Minnesota-based Breast Cancer Awareness Association (BCAA) will hold its 12th Annual Education Conference on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
October 03, 2013