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[WCCO Radio, April 27, 2019]   May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Each year Allina Health dermatologists provide free skin cancer screening on Melanoma Monday. Learn more.
April 27, 2019
[WCCO Radio, April 26, 2019]   Health officials have added dozens of new reports to the year’s list of confirmed measles cases, bringing the total to 704, the highest since 1994.
April 26, 2019
[WCCO Radio, April 13, 2019]   A superbug considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as "a serious global health threat" has been proliferating in the U.S. and abroad in recent years, with 617 confirmed cases domestically and more than 20 other countries reporting multiple instances. The fungus, named Candida auris – also called C.
April 13, 2019
[WCCO Radio, March 16, 2019]   There are many options when a family plans for the birth of new child including midwives, doulas, and the more traditional obstetrician-gynecologist.
March 16, 2019
[WCCO Radio, March 01, 2019]   March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month meant to raise awareness about colorectal cancer and take action toward prevention. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women.
March 01, 2019
[WCCO Radio, February 20, 2019]   Winter is harder on your heart than warm weather. The cold affects our circulatory system. But, it's shoveling snow that can bring on a heart attack.
February 20, 2019
[WCCO Radio, February 05, 2019]   Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released by the American Cancer Society. The six obesity-related cancers that showed startling increases among younger adults were colorectal, endometrial, gallbladder, kidney, pancreatic and multiple myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow.
February 05, 2019
[WCCO Radio, December 19, 2018]   Women experiencing heart attack symptoms wait longer to call for assistance than men do as many don't realize they're having one, according to a new study.
December 19, 2018
[WCCO Radio, December 07, 2018]   A new German study has linked obstructive sleep apnea, a severe form of snoring, to an increased risk of heart disease, particularly in women. Stacey Ko, a certified physician assistant with a specialty in sleep medicine at Allina Health’s United Lung and Sleep Clinic will talked with WCCO Radio about the study and what it all means.
December 07, 2018
  For the third year in a row, the life expectancy of Americans has gone down. Two of the big reasons are drug overdose deaths and suicide. Learn more.
November 29, 2018