Archives for May 2018

[KARE 11, May 29, 2018]   When the temperatures spike, so do visits to the ER. In fact, studies show emergency room visits increase more than 25 percent during summer months.
May 29, 2018
[WCCO Radio, May 25, 2018]   New guidelines, announced by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association are changing how doctors look at your blood pressure numbers and how they treat you. Dr. Michael Miedema , a cardiologist at Allina Health's Minneapolis Heart Institute , talked with WCCO radio about what these new guidelines mean.
May 25, 2018
[Sun Thisweek, May 25, 2018]   Lakeville Police, Allina Health , Lakeville Fire and Life Time Fitness representatives were awarded life saver certificates and pins at the May 21 City Council meeting. In March, a man was playing pickleball at Lakeville Life Time Fitness when he had a heart attack.
May 25, 2018
[KSTP TV, May 20, 2018]   Last week the World Health Organization released a plan to help countries eliminate trans fats from the global food supply in five years. Allina Health dietician Amy Pleimling talked with KSTP News explaining why trans fats are so bad for us.
May 20, 2018
[WCCO-TV, May 16, 2018]   How old is your mascara? Eyeliner?
May 16, 2018
[WCCO Radio, May 16, 2018]   Cases of depression are on the rise - and a new report finds Minnesota has one of the highest rates of major depression in the country! More than 16 million adults in the U.S. have experienced at least one major depressive episode in the last year, with more women, Millennials and adolescents being diagnosed each year. Dr. Roger Laroche, a psychiatrist with Allina Health , talked with WCCO Radio about this study.
May 16, 2018
[KSTP TV, May 14, 2018]   Patients across Minnesota are busy trying to make sure they can get their hands on needed epinephrine brands in the case of a potentially deadly allergic reaction. There is currently a nationwide EpiPen shortage.
May 14, 2018
[WCCO-TV, May 08, 2018]   A new study reveals that as many as one in four couples sleep in separate bedrooms and it has nothing to do with a troubled marriage. Allina Health sleep specialist Dr. Andrew Stiehm at the Allina Health United Lung and Sleep Clinic says couples sleep apart for good reason and it can actually make for a stronger relationship.
May 08, 2018
[KARE 11, May 08, 2018]   According to a new University of Michigan poll, 40 percent of people between the ages of 65 and 80 say they’re sexually active, while more than half say sex is important to their quality of life. Dr. Emily Downing , a geriatrician at Allina Health , says an active sex life has benefits.
May 08, 2018