Archives for November 2018

[WCCO-TV, November 09, 2018]   A Coon Rapids high school football player has quite the story to tell about a lifesaving medical procedure. The life saved was his own and it may not have happened if his girlfriend, Ellie, didn't realize something was seriously wrong with him.
November 09, 2018
[Isanti County News, November 07, 2018]   For veteran and Allina Health paramedic Mark Reina, a career in emergency medical services wasn’t something he anticipated while growing up, but it has become something he’s grown to love. After spending his childhood in a rural area of upstate New York, Reina knew he wanted to escape the boringness that surrounded him and explore the world, and he was able to do just that once he enlisted in the Marine Corps.
November 07, 2018
[KARE 11, January 01, 0001]   Serving sizes, added sugars and different vitamins – food labels are getting a makeover to help consumers make healthy choices about what we eat. Allina Health registered dietician Elizabeth Vander Laan with Abbott Northwestern Hospital talked with KARE 11 News about why understanding the changes on our labels is key to improving our health.
November 06, 2018
[KARE 11, November 05, 2018]   The driver of a pickup truck that struck and killed three Girl Scouts and one of their mothers on a Wisconsin highway is accused of huffing before the crash. But what is huffing, exactly?
November 05, 2018
[KSTP TV, November 03, 2018]   A wheelchair basketball tournament is attracting some of the top teams from across the country to the Twin Cities area. The 36th Annual Courage Kenny Classic kicked off Saturday at Hastings High School.
November 03, 2018
[KARE 11, November 01, 2018]   Nearly half of all American adults have high blood pressure, and a new study confirms what cardiologists have been saying for years: at-home tests are just as accurate at monitoring hypertension -- if not more so -- than having your blood pressure checked at the doctor’s office. Allina Health cardiologist Dr. Nick Burke , with the Minneapolis Heart Institute , talked with KARE 11 News about the study.
November 01, 2018