Archives for November 2018

[KARE 11, November 30, 2018]   December 1 is World AIDS Day. Advances in treatment mean that HIV is now a chronic, but manageable condition, but stigma remains an important public health concern.
November 30, 2018
  WCCO Radio, Nov. 29, 2018] For the third year in a row, the life expectancy of Americans has gone done.
November 29, 2018
[KARE 11, November 26, 2018]   Many are applauding former First Lady Michelle Obama for recently revealing that both of her daughters were conceived using in vitro fertilization. The Obamas join the millions of Americans who turn to fertility clinics for help.
November 26, 2018
[WCCO-TV, November 23, 2018]   Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer, and the second most deadly kind of cancer found in women. Nearly one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
November 23, 2018
[KMSP Fox 9, November 19, 2018]   There could soon be a new treatment option to help millions of people who suffer from peanut allergies. Dr. Allan Stillerman , an allergist with Allergy & Asthma Specialists and a member of the Allina Health Clinical Research Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital West Health , says he’s optimistic about this new treatment for peanut allergies - especially among children.
November 19, 2018
[WCCO Radio, November 17, 2018]   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to limit the sale of sweet-flavored e-cigarette products in places where people under the age of 18 can freely shop. The agency will also take aim at flavored cigars and menthol-flavored cigarettes in an effort to keep kids from getting hooked on any products that contain nicotine.
November 17, 2018
[WCCO-TV, November 14, 2018]   Former Minnesota U.S. Senator Norm Coleman is sharing a message of strength and awareness during his second battle with cancer. “The cancer I have is caused by a virus,” Coleman said.
November 14, 2018
[WCCO-TV, November 12, 2018]   There are many stories of how veterans help our country, but this is a story about one veteran helping another. Ninety-three-year-old Vic Ide was having serious health problems last winter.
November 12, 2018
[Pioneer press, November 12, 2018]   A baby girl was born in St. Paul at 11 p.m. on 11/11, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day . The baby, weighing 7 pounds and 12 ounces, was born to Erin and Mike Potts of Hugo at Allina Health’s Mother Baby Center at United and Children’s Minnesota .
November 12, 2018
[WCCO Radio, November 10, 2018]   Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said on Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of corporal punishment in the home. Allina Health Clinic pediatrician Dr. Eric Barth discussed the AAP's recommendation with WCCO Radio and alternative methods of disciplining children.
November 10, 2018