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[KARE 11, May 08, 2017]   Allina Health said Monday morning that it's asking that children under age 5 not visit its hospitals unless they are seeking care. All children under age 11 are asked to wear a mask while visiting Allina clinics or hospitals.
May 08, 2017
[Pioneer Press, May 16, 2016]   “I was in complete agony. I couldn’t stand up,” Kubasta said.
May 16, 2016
[Pioneer Press, March 04, 2016]   The “See St. Paul” campaign is addressing vision problems in an effort to help kids succeed in school. The campaign — a partnership of the St. Paul Public Schools Foundation, the school district and the Phillips Eye Institute Foundation — provides eye screening and additional care or glasses, regardless of ability to pay, to 14,000 students.
March 04, 2016
[KARE11-TV, December 02, 2015]   Allina Health announced major shifts to offer healthier food in its hospital cafeterias, vending machines and cafes. The most major change will be the closure of the 24 hour McDonald's fast food restaurant inside the Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
December 02, 2015
[Pioneer Press, September 27, 2015]   The Rev. Diane Nelson of Cambridge, Minn., was walking around with a golf-ball-sized bomb inside her head.
September 26, 2015
[Pioneer Press, June 29, 2015]   A $2 million donation from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation will help Abbott Northwestern Hospital expand its neurological intensive care unit and treat more patients with injuries and disorders to the brain and spinal cord.
June 30, 2015
[Pioneer Press, March 18, 2015]   The birthing experience is about to get better for some mothers in St. Paul. Allina Health and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota this week announced plans to open a new birth center at their shared facility on Smith Ave.
March 18, 2015
[Pioneer Press, November 17, 2014]   Free eye screenings for students in St. Paul Public Schools now come with an offer to pay for doctor visits, eyeglasses and even surgery thanks to the Phillips Eye Institute 's Early Youth Eyecare (EYE) Community Initiative . The Phillips Eye Institute Foundation has provided free screenings and follow-up care to Minneapolis students for seven years.
November 17, 2014
[Pioneer Press, July 14, 2014]   A program to lower health costs through new payment contracts with doctors and hospitals generated about $10.5 million in savings during its first year, according to state officials. The new contracts let health care providers share in the savings when quality care is provided more efficiently.
July 17, 2014
[Pioneer Press, April 03, 2014]   Exercise usually is regarded as good medicine for your heart, but maybe there's such a thing as an overdose, according to a new study that involved researchers and marathoners from Minnesota. Robert Schwartz , a Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation researcher, and his fellow researchers wrote that "an emerging body of scientific data" is starting to suggest that "chronic, high-intensity exercise" may be stressing the heart and accelerating problems like plaque build up and cardiac chamber stiffness.
April 03, 2014