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[KMSP Fox 9, July 03, 2020]   Temperatures in the 90s and high humidity are predicted for the holiday weekend. That's cause for caution according to Allina Health's Dr. Jeremy Olsen.
July 03, 2020
[MPR, September 20, 2019]   A statement posted Thursday night on the Hennepin County attorney’s website sparked outrage in the overdose prevention and drug recovery communities.
September 20, 2019
[WCCO-TV, July 14, 2019]   With the heat advisory, doctors want people to plan ahead. Learn the symptoms to look for when it comes to heat exhaustion & how to keep your family safe.
July 14, 2019
[KARE 11, July 08, 2019]   An umpire at the Sunday Twins-Rangers game was unable to finish the contest due to dehydration. That prompted KARE 11 News to come to talk to Abbott Northwestern Hospital emergency physician Dr. Kate Katzung about dehydration, how to notice its symptoms, how to prevent it and what to do if you’re suffering from it.
July 08, 2019
[WCCO Radio, June 26, 2019]   The forecast for high heat has people thinking about possible health consequences. Dr. Nick Johnson shares the symptoms of heat stroke &prevention tips.
June 26, 2019
[WCCO-TV, December 19, 2018]   The $25 million renovation of Abbott Northwestern Hospital Emergency Department was opened for area media to tour including larger patient rooms. See more.
December 19, 2018
[KARE 11, December 19, 2018]   The hospital is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities, Abbott Northwestern Hospital unveiled its renovated emergency department. See more.
December 19, 2018
[KSTP TV, May 05, 2016]   Overdoses from painkillers and heroin are just about as deadly as car crashes in Minnesota. Last year, 336 deaths were linked to the use of opioids or heroin.
May 05, 2016
[Star Tribune, March 15, 2016]   Abbott Northwestern Hospital is reporting success using acupuncture in its emergency room to treat conditions ranging from car accident injuries to migraines to kidney stones, and hoping to prove that the traditional Chinese treatment can reduce doctors’ reliance on addictive opioids to manage patients’ pain. The Minneapolis hospital was the first in the nation to staff its ER with an acupuncturist two years ago, as part of a broader campaign to promote Eastern remedies as complements to Western mainstream medicine.
March 15, 2016
[Twelve News, September 15, 2015]   At Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, the emergency department sees its fair share of injuries related to falls. "Probably four or five times a week we're down in the emergency room seeing patients who have had a fall but probably didn't hurt themselves bad enough to get admitted," said Chris Wellner, manager of acute therapy services at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute at Abbott Northwestern.
September 15, 2015