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[KARE 11, June 25, 2020]   With many people working from home and meeting with friends virtually these days, screen time is going up in many households. That can increase the risk of computer vision syndrome, or digital eyestrain.
June 25, 2020
[KARE 11, June 06, 2020]   This is a challenging time to be a child. First there was the coronavirus pandemic, and then came the killing of George Floyd...
June 06, 2020
[KARE 11, May 28, 2020]   May is Melanoma Awareness month and Allina Health dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Farhat talked with KARE 11 about how to protect your skin as the weather get warmer and we expose more skin to the sun.
May 28, 2020
[KARE 11, May 09, 2020]   Mother's Day is coming at the perfect time to remind us of all the extra work moms are doing during the pandemic. KARE 11 News talked with Allina Health psychiatrist Dr. Elizabeth LaRusso about what we can do for our moms.
May 09, 2020
[WCCO-TV, May 06, 2020]   Vendors at the Minneapolis Midtown Global Market regularly provide free meals for nurses and other caregivers at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. On Nurses Day, Wednesday, they also arranged for local chalk artist Shane Anderson to draw a special message to the nurses in front of the hospital.
May 06, 2020
[WCCO-TV, April 23, 2020]   Allina Health and several other Minnesota organizations are working together to donate bicycles to workers performing essential jobs in the Twin Cities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Tia Martinson, of Free Bikes For Kids, told WCCO that her organization has partnered with Allina Health, Quality Bike Products and Slow Roll Twin Cities to give away bikes to workers still on the job as the novel coronavirus spreads in the state.
April 23, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, April 08, 2020]   The Association of Minnesota Chinese Physicians has donated 2000 face masks to Allina Health. The badly needed personal protection equipment will supplement the dwindling supply of masks in area hospitals.
April 08, 2020
[KARE 11, March 30, 2020]   Surprise parties are nearly impossible to achieve in these times of social distancing, but a Northfield community found a way to pull off an unforgettable send-off on Tuesday, for a beloved neighbor battling brain cancer. Barb Barlau, was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, in January.  Several Northfield police officers joined a line of cars that ran down neighborhood streets, while neighbors stood in their yards to take part in a special celebration - with plenty of separation - for Barb Barlau.
March 30, 2020
[KARE 11, March 30, 2020]   Larry Struck knows he's not your typical 71-year-old with extra active lifestyle, but as a citizen of the senior-sort, he knows he's kind of in the bullseye right now. There's been no shortage of news stories talking about how COVID-19 is affecting our older population more adversely.
March 30, 2020
[KARE 11, March 26, 2020]   Allina Health is assembling face shields by hand to supplement its dwindling supply of manufactured shields that are part the personal protective equipment that helps protect nurses and doctors while treating suspected and diagnosed COVID-19 patients. The Pioneer Press and Star Tribune also reported on this work.
March 26, 2020