Archives for January 2018

[Minnesota Business, January 26, 2017]   Sara Criger, president of Allina’s Mercy Hospital , is a serial change agent. Her leadership has impacted a number of hospitals in the metro area, including Fairview Ridges Hospital, the University of Minnesota Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital.
January 26, 2018
[WCCO Radio, January 23, 2018]   On International Integrative Health Day, the head of Allina's Penny George Institute for Health and Healing , Dr. Courtney Baechler talks with WCCO Radio about how integrative medicine offers alternatives to many conventional medical treatments including addictive pain medications.
January 23, 2018
[Star Tribune, January 19, 2018]   A spike in the number of women taking stimulants for attention disorders is raising concern among doctors about the potential impact on pregnancy. Federal health officials on Thursday reported a 344 percent increase since 2003 in women between the ages of 15 and 44 who filled prescriptions for stimulants and other medications to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
January 19, 2018
[WCCO-TV, January 18, 2017]   Hundreds of new cases of the flu are still popping up across Minnesota, and many of those people are ending up in the hospital. More than 400 Minnesotans were hospitalized with the flu last week.
January 18, 2018
[Sansevere Podcast, January 18, 2018]   If the stunning end to the Vikings - New Orleans Saints game got your heart beating extra fast, you weren't alone. Minneapolis Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Marc Newell talked with the Pioneer Press's Bob Sansevere about how our bodies react to dramatic events.
January 18, 2018
[KARE 11, January 17, 2018]   CVS Health Monday said it will ban photo manipulation in its store-brand makeup marketing and promotional displays, a move that acknowledges growing awareness of the harmful nature of touched-up images. Allina Health psychiatrist, Dr. Michael O'Sullivan , talked with KARE 11 News about how unrealistically beautiful touched-up images can affect our own self-image.
January 17, 2018
[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, January 11, 2017]   When Mike McMahan joined St. Francis Regional Medical Center as president in 2014, a series of business expansions promised to bring hundreds of jobs to the hospital’s already-growing hometown of Shakopee. Nearly four years later, the resulting boom in daytime workers — plus steady growth in wealthy Scott County’s population — has translated into a patient boom for St. Francis.
January 11, 2018
  KSTP-TV, Jan. 10, 2018] According to the Minnesota Department of Health, this marks the peak period of flu season.
January 10, 2018
[WCCO-TV, January 09, 2018]   Many of us, kids and adults, spend lots of time with our computers and phones playing video games. But can it become an addiction?
January 09, 2018
[WCCO-TV, January 06, 2018]   Are you a cold weather lover or hater? Some of us handle cold better than others.
January 06, 2018