Archives for August 2018

[KARE 11, August 28, 2018]   KARE 11 News anchor Randy Shaver announced this week that he’s been diagnosed with prostate cancer, apparently in its early stages. Urologist and United Hospital director of robotic surgery , Dr. Peter Sershon , talked with KARE 11 about prostate cancer detection and treatment.
August 28, 2018
[WCCO-TV, August 27, 2018]   Investigators are still learning more about the man who killed two and wounded several more at a Jacksonville gaming tournament Sunday. Video gaming addiction has been recognized as a legitimate mental health issue and that is being considered as a possible influence on the shooter.
August 27, 2018
[Star Tribune, August 22, 2018]   After opening two clinics in retail stores this spring, Allina Health System has plans for four more by March as part of a broader effort to make it easier for patients to get quick care for basic ailments. In April, Allina announced it would open its new Allina Health Everyday Clinics inside grocery stores in Eagan and Lakeville.
August 22, 2018
[American Hospital Association, August 22, 2018]   Inspired by a friend struggling to get their child in crisis access to services, Allina Health President and CEO Penny Wheeler, M.D. , recognized there often is a gap between the care medical professionals aspire to provide and what actually is delivered. With her support an internally-focused, anti-stigma initiative was designed to shift the mindset of the Minnesota health system’s 27,000 employees, helping them become more aware of the stigma they carry and the stigma their patients face on a daily basis.
August 22, 2018
[KARE 11, August 18, 2018]   With school starting very soon, it's worth thinking about making sure your teen is getting enough sleep. Allina Health sleep expert, Dr. Andrew Stiehm from the United Lung and Sleep Clinic , talked with KARE 11 News about how much sleep our teens need and some good sleep habits to get into.
August 18, 2018
[KARE 11, August 13, 2018]   Actor Alan Alda revealed recently that he is suffering from Parkinson's Disease. Neurologist Dr. Eleanor Orehek , from Noran Clinic and Allina Health's Abbott Northwestern Hospital , talked with KARE 11 News about the disease and what's new in the fight against it.
August 13, 2018