Archives for September 2018

[WCCO-TV, September 29, 2018]   Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for an eighth year to collect donated used bikes to refurbish and give to kids of families that can't afford a bike. Last year more than 7,000 bikes were donated and FB4K's Tia Martinson and Allina Health cardiologist Dr. Nick Burke told WCCO News they hope to collect even more this year on October 6 at 50 different Allina Health locations .
September 29, 2018
[KARE 11, September 28, 2018]   Alcohol is responsible for over one in 20 of all deaths worldwide, according to the most recent edition of a World Health Organization (WHO) report that comes out every four years. According to the WHO data, approximately 7.2 percent of premature deaths worldwide are linked to alcohol, and as well as 5.3 of all deaths in general.
September 28, 2018
[KARE 11, September 28, 2018]   In the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Ford-Kavanaugh hearing, much of the issue revolved around memories. To better understand how memory works, KARE 11 News talked with Allina Health neurologist Dr. Jesse Corry at United Hospital .
September 27, 2018
[KSTP TV, September 26, 2018]   Allina Health Pharmacy volunteers are doing something to fight the opioid addiction epidemic. They are packing Narcan kits.
September 26, 2018
[KARE 11, September 26, 2018]   The federal Centers for Disease Control says the number of Alzheimer's case will double by 2060. That has huge implications not only for the disease's victims but their caregivers and families.
September 26, 2018
[River Falls Journal, September 21, 2018]   River Falls High School is one of nine area high schools chosen to be part of Allina's new " Change to Chill " school partnership. The Change to Chill partnership is meant to support school-wide efforts to create a culture of mental wellbeing for students and staff.
September 21, 2018
[KARE 11, September 18, 2018]   Fall officially begins Saturday, September 22, meaning flu season is just around the corner and health officials are already urging people to prepare for what could be another nasty flu season. Dr. Frank Rhame , an infectious disease specialist with Allina Health , talked with KARE-TV about the flu and what we can expect this year.
September 18, 2018
[Star Tribune, September 18, 2018]   The conventional wisdom that taking a daily aspirin will help prevent heart attacks and strokes in otherwise healthy people is under renewed challenge. A major international study has found that healthy people over age 70 got no preventive benefit from aspirin and were at greater risk for harm such as stomach bleeding.
September 17, 2018
[CCX Media, September 14, 2018]   High school can be a stress minefield. From sports, homework and activities...
September 14, 2018
[KSTP TV, September 12, 2018]   A new Allina Health program is helping students in Minnesota and Wisconsin manage their stress. It's called Change To Chill and this year Allina Health selected nine high schools to participate.
September 12, 2018