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[WCCO Radio, March 19, 2020]   News about the COVID-19 outbreak is changing by the hour it seems. Allina Health president and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler discussed the latest on the virus with WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman.
March 19, 2020
[WCCO Radio, March 14, 2020]   Allina Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tim Sielaff joined WCCO Radio to provide an update on the latest COVID-19 news. He discussed the availability of testing in Minnesota and when you should ask about getting tested.
March 14, 2020
[WCCO Radio, December 23, 2019]   Flu season is kicking in early this year. In particular influenza B is the predominant strain which tends to hit kids more than the elderly.
December 23, 2019
  WCCO Radio, Oct. 19, 2019] Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is back on the campaign trail weeks after suffering a heart attack.
October 19, 2019
[WCCO Radio, September 20, 2019]   The number of deaths and hospitalizations associated with vaping continues to rise nationwide. Allina Health pulmonologist Dr. Andrew Stiehm , United Lung & Sleep Clinic, talked with WCCO Radio about vaping, if there any signs your kids might be vaping, and the latest on the vaping-related illnesses.
September 20, 2019
[WCCO Radio, June 26, 2019]   The forecast for high heat the remainder of the week has people thinking about possible health consequences. Abbott Northwestern Hospital emergency room physician Dr. Nick Johnson talked with WCCO Radio about the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke and how to protect yourself from the heat.
June 26, 2019
[WCCO Radio, June 08, 2019]   A new study found that violent video games increased risky behavior around real firearms in children. Allina Health psychologist David Nathan , PsyD LP, talked with WCCO Radio about the study and how much faith to put in it.
June 08, 2019
[WCCO Radio, June 07, 2019]   Your diet may have more impact on your cancer risk than you might think, a new study has found. An estimated 80,110 new cancer cases among adults 20 and older in the United States in 2015 were attributable simply to eating a poor diet, according to a recently published Study.
June 07, 2019
[WCCO Radio, May 24, 2019]   With summer travel plans in the works for many people this year, the numerous measles outbreaks around the country have lots of people concerned. Allina Health infectious disease specialist Dr. Frank Rhame talked with WCCO Radio about what sensible precautions are that you can take.
May 24, 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