Archives for December 2023

[Fox 9 News, December 27, 2023]   As children enjoy their winter break, some parents are concerned about how much screen time their kids are consuming. An Allina Health doctor shares when it's best to reduce screen time and why.
December 27, 2023
[WCCO-TV News, December 26, 2023]   As we close out 2023, many people are setting goals for 2024. If better health is the focus of your goal or resolution, Allina Health's Elizabeth Vander Laan says you may need to start small to accomplish and maintain your goals.
December 26, 2023
[Allina Health Newsroom, December 19, 2023]   Allina Health is excited to share its first edition of All Together Better magazine which highlights some of the organization's bright spots from the last quarter of 2023.
December 19, 2023
[WCCO-TV News, December 19, 2023]   It’s that time of year where you celebrate the winter holidays, and your children have up to two weeks away from school. While you may love having the kids home, you may struggle to keep them from declaring their boredom when they don’t have access to their smart phones and tablets.
December 19, 2023
[ABC Newspapers, December 19, 2023]   Allina Health EMS participated in the 14th annual Heroes and Helpers event, hosted by the Blaine Police Department. First responders helped 60 students shop for holiday gifts for themselves and their loved ones.
December 19, 2023
[Allina Health Newsroom, December 15, 2023]   Leo Fleck, lead engineer in Plant Operations at New Ulm Medical Center, explains how he nearly ignored lesser-known signs of a heart attack and reminds everyone to take their heart health seriously.
December 15, 2023
[WCCO-TV News, December 11, 2023]   Research shows we see an increase in heart attacks during the winter months, especially around December 24 and 25. Allina Health's Courtney Jordan Baechler, MD spoke to WCCO-TV News about the causes.
December 11, 2023
[WCCO-TV News, December 08, 2023]   During the first Friday of December, Courage Rehabilitation Institute (CKRI) got a big shipment of adaptive toys for CKRI therapists and teachers in the community to distribute to children.
December 08, 2023
[WCCO-TV News, December 07, 2023]   The holiday season certainly brings joy to the world, but it also brings stress as you try to live up to expectations – financially, socially and emotionally. Sometimes that stress can become overwhelming.
December 07, 2023
[MINNPOST, December 04, 2023]   Two Allina Health doctors explain why you may feel a little different when the winter months arrive, and they share what you can do to better handle the seasonal changes.
December 04, 2023