Archives for April 2019

[WCCO-TV, April 29, 2019]   April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common form of cancer for men between ages 15-35.
April 29, 2019
[WCCO-TV, April 27, 2019]   Allina Health patients can now get access to their medical records on their iPhone via Apple's new Health Records app . Allina Health director of customer digital experience, Chris DuFresne, explained to WCCO-TV News how it works.
April 27, 2019
[WCCO Radio, April 27, 2019]   May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month and each year Allina Health dermatologists provide free skin cancer screening on Melanoma Monday, May 6 this year. Allina Health dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Farhat talked with WCCO Radio about the free screenings and why protecting yourself from the sun's ray is so important.
April 27, 2019
[CCX News, April 27, 2019]   The “ Art of Possibilities ” show and sale is open at the Courage Kenny Center Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley. This is the 55th year of the show and there are 167 artists represented.
April 27, 2019
[Faribault Daily News, January 01, 0001]   For Allina Health, health goes beyond a person’s physical well-being. That’s led to a new partnership with HealthFinders Collaborative to address patient needs that go beyond the clinic.
April 26, 2019
[Northfield News, April 26, 2019]   According to a Pew Research Center survey, 70 percent of teenagers say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. Northfield High School has been selected as one of 16 high schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin to participate in Change to Chill , an Allina Health program to combat student anxiety.
April 26, 2019
[WCCO Radio, April 26, 2019]   Health officials have added dozens of new reports to the year’s list of confirmed measles cases, bringing the total to 704 in 22 states — the highest number of reported U.S. cases in a single year since 1994. Allina Health infectious disease specialist, Dr. Frank Rhame , talked with WCCO Radio about what's behind this year's outbreak.
April 26, 2019
[CTN News, April 26, 2019]   Mercy Hospital 's Gift of Life event celebrates all those who donated organs with their families at the annual ceremony. Families of organ donors and organ recipients came together to remember those who gave and remind others to sign up to be donors.
April 26, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, April 25, 2019]   Therapy dogs are becoming more common in a variety of school and workplace settings. At Allina Health , they're testing out a new program for their EMS division to help those first responders deal with the immense stress they see on a daily basis.
April 25, 2019
[Isanti-Chisago County Star, April 25, 2019]  
April 25, 2019