Archives for 2018

[KMSP Fox 9, December 18, 2018]   While there is nothing wrong with a child having a lengthy Christmas wish list, there are ways to help your family remember the true meaning of the holidays. Allina Health psychologist Dr. Meghan Miller talked with the hosts at the Fox 9 Morning Buzz about how to get your youngsters into a more giving mood this season.
December 18, 2018
[KMSP Fox 9, December 17, 2018]   Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the largest single-year increase in the survey's 44-year history, far surpassing a mid-1970s surge in marijuana smoking.
December 17, 2018
[KMSP Fox 9, January 01, 0001]   According to new research out this week, women who have babies have an increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women who don't give birth. The study from the University of North Carolina reports that the risk rises and then falls over time, peaking about five years after birth.
December 11, 2018
[KARE 11, December 10, 2018]   For many, the holidays are a joyous time of year. For those dealing with depression and anxiety, it can be one of the hardest.
December 10, 2018
[WCCO-TV, December 07, 2018]   They’ve got enough people in their family to field not just one starting lineup, but two. Ask Jack Binsfeld what it’s like being in a family with 11 children, and you’ll get the kind of response that would make even the most seasoned politician tip their cap: “It’s pretty interesting.” At 12, Jack is the youngest in his family.
December 07, 2018
[Insider, December 07, 2018]   In vitro fertilization (IVF), is a complicated process and arguably one of the most well-known fertility treatments. You've likely at least heard the term before, but you still might not know much about what it is.
December 07, 2018
[WCCO Radio, December 07, 2018]   A new German study has linked obstructive sleep apnea, a severe form of snoring, to an increased risk of heart disease, particularly in women. Stacey Ko, a certified physician assistant with a specialty in sleep medicine at Allina Health’s United Lung and Sleep Clinic will talked with WCCO Radio about the study and what it all means.
December 07, 2018
[Becker's Spine Review, December 07, 2018]   L. Pearce McCarty, III, MD , is an orthopedic surgeon at Allina Health's Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists in Minneapolis and affiliated with Minneapolis-based Abbott Northwestern Hospital, where he serves as chair of orthopedics.
December 07, 2018
[Faribault Daily News, December 03, 2018]   A new position at Faribault District One Hospital follows a current trend in medicine and is intended to offer ill patients more consistency in their care and reduce the length of hospital stays. Dr. David Beckmann ’s new role as the facility’s first hospitalist makes him an actual employee of District One, where he already cared for patients.
December 03, 2018
[KARE 11, November 30, 2018]   December 1 is World AIDS Day. Advances in treatment mean HIV is now a chronic, manageable condition but stigma remains an important public health concern.
November 30, 2018