Archives for May 2019

[MPR News, May 15, 2019]   This week, Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith spoke publicly for the first time about living with depression.
May 15, 2019
[WCCO-TV, May 14, 2019]   Many women are missing the symptoms of a heart attack, which is one of the reasons why heart disease is the number one killer of American women. Dr. Elizabeth Grey , a preventative cardiologist with Allina Health's Minneapolis Heart Institute talked with WCCO News about those symptoms and why younger and younger women are suffering heart attacks.
May 14, 2019
[WCCO-TV, May 11, 2019]   May is Stroke Awareness Month and new statistics show strokes are striking younger and younger individuals. Neurologist Dr. Ron Tarrel of the Noran Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital talked with WCCO News about why that's happening and how to recognize a stroke when it happens.
May 11, 2019
[KARE 11, May 10, 2019]   Katie Bjerke was just 11 years old when her mom suffered a life threatening brain bleed. That's when neurosurgeon Dr. Eric Nussbaum entered their lives.
May 10, 2019
[KSTP TV, May 10, 2019]   Beyond party balloons, helium is used in a number of industries you might not realize like manufacturing cell phones and other tech devices. It's also critical for some medical procedures.
May 10, 2019
[River Falls Journal, May 10, 2019]   Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by deer ticks and deer tick nymphs (the stage between larvae and adult), according to Dr. Rita Raverty , a family health physician with Allina Health River Falls Clinic . "The first stage of the disease is typically a flu-like illness, where people will have headaches, body aches, fever, joint pain," Raverty said.
May 10, 2019
[Becker's Hospital Review, January 01, 0001]   Mandy Richards, Allina Health Chief Nursing Officer: As someone who has been fortunate to work side by side with nurses for my entire career, I cannot count the number of times nurses made a difference for the patients we served, be it with crucial insights, profound experience or a tender touch. Over the years, I have seen a lot of change in the nursing profession.
May 09, 2019
[WCCO Radio, May 08, 2019]   A new report says some ingredients in sunscreen can penetrate into our blood streams. But do they pose a health that offsets the benefits of sunscreen?
May 08, 2019
[MPR News, May 08, 2019]   Next month, the first and only FDA-approved treatment for postpartum depression will hit the market in the U.S. It's needed. Up to 1 in 7 women experiences depression after her baby's birth — making it one of the most common complications of pregnancy.
May 08, 2019
[WCCO-TV, May 07, 2019]   It was a weekend of watching the Master’s Golf Tournament on TV a few Sundays ago when Todd Rosewell noticed growing signs he might be having a stroke. His wife called 9-1-1 and the paramedics, instead of taking him to the nearest hospitals, brought him to United Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center .
May 07, 2019