Archives for November 2019

[WCCO-TV, November 30, 2019]   It's been decades since cigarette advertising was banned in the U.S., but ads for e-cigs have recently taken their place. Allina Health smoking cessation specialist Karina DiLuzio talked with WCCO News about the who advertising is aimed at and the risks vaping presents.
November 30, 2019
[Star Tribune, November 29, 2019]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee is spending about $44 million to build a free-standing surgery center while also expanding the hospital’s emergency room and cancer center. The projects, which were disclosed in a financial statement this month, were approved by the hospital’s board of directors earlier this year and are scheduled for completion by autumn 2021.
November 29, 2019
[Monticello Times, November 29, 2019]   Monticello High School students Kaia Loberg and Jacob Keller have seen first hand how stress can affect their fellow students. Especially around the end of the semester when the pressure associated with finals can impact the mental wellbeing of students, Keller says.
November 29, 2019
[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, November 26, 2019]   The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation , an independent, non-profit research group that is housed in Abbott Northwestern Hospital, plans to create what it says will be the world's "foremost" research hub on women's cardiovascular health, kicked off with a $5 million grant from well-known philanthropists. The MHIF is conducting a search for a leading women's cardiologist to head the new center.
November 26, 2019
[Becker's Hospital Review, November 21, 2019]   Penny Wheeler, MD President and CEO of Allina Health The disruption taking place in healthcare affirms what I know to be true in this time of Thanksgiving — the work each of you do to relieve suffering and improve the lives of those served and the support you give each other has me giving great thanks. When faced with challenges that may seem insurmountable, gratitude is the greatest antidote.  The need for caring is something that never changes and is always deeply felt.
November 21, 2019
[WCCO-TV, November 20, 2019]   A third of American adults have brief bouts of insomnia. For 10% of the population, it can be chronic.
November 20, 2019
[WCCO-TV, November 19, 2019]   Families rushing from work and school to games and band concerts can find it hard to sit down for dinner. Sometimes that means eating dinner later at night.
November 19, 2019
[KARE 11, November 19, 2019]   The Centers for Disease Control, the CDC, says a third of American adults don’t get enough sleep. And, the older we get the harder it is for us to fully rest.
November 19, 2019
[KARE 11, November 18, 2019]   The FDA wants to ensure that patients are better informed when it comes to breast implants. It recently announced new recommendations that include “boxed warning” labels for breast implants.
November 18, 2019
[KARE 11, November 12, 2019]   Stay home. It's a message doctors and probably your coworkers would like you to follow if you show up for work and you're sick.
November 12, 2019