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[Star Tribune, March 07, 2015]   Blois Olson’s ankles hurt so much that the pain made him walk “like an old man.” The St. Louis Park man consulted his doctor, who told Olson he had early arthritis and recommended a supplement — glucosamine — for relief. For the next six months, Olson downed glucosamine tablets every day.
March 07, 2015
[Star Tribune, July 31, 2014]   Kathleen Pender knew her gut was trying to tell her something. She just wasn’t sure what it was.
August 01, 2014
[Science Codex, March 28, 2014]   Women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. This new finding reinforces the importance of developing healthy eating habits early in life.
March 28, 2014
[KARE-TV, October 02, 2013]   This year in Minnesota, an estimated 3,200 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed. To help anyone affected by breast cancer with treatment, survivorship and support, the Minnesota-based Breast Cancer Awareness Association (BCAA) will hold its 12th Annual Education Conference on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
October 03, 2013
[WCCO Radio, September 06, 2013]   Call it a hidden ally: The right germs just might be able to help fight fat. Dr. Greg Plotnikoff , integrative medicine specialist at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing , Allina Health, talked with WCCO's Jordana Green about a study that shows different kinds of bacteria that live inside the gut can help spur obesity or protect against it.
September 06, 2013
[Star Tribune, July 08, 2013]   One morning last fall, Erin Warhol began her day by reading a magazine article about gluten intolerance. What she read stopped her from eating her typical breakfast of two slices of whole-wheat toast.
July 08, 2013
[KARE 11 and KSTP TV, June 26, 2013]   Weight loss accomplished from diet and exercise does not appear to cut the risk of heart problems for people with diabetes, a new study finds. Even so, researchers say, people with diabetes shouldn't give up on their efforts to eat less and move more.
June 26, 2013
[Farmington Independent, June 09, 2013]   Farmington’s Allina Medical Clinic hopes a little community service will help build connections in the city. On Saturday the clinic joined Allina locations across the area to pack tens of thousands of meals for local food shelves.
June 11, 2013
[Minnesota Public Radio, June 01, 2013]   Allina Health employees and their families planned to pack 200,000 healthy meals on Saturday morning for local food shelves, shelters and schools. It's important for low-income patients to nourish their bodies well to remain healthy or heal from illness -- but not everyone knows how to do that on a tight budget, said Courtney Jordan Baechler , a cardiologist and vice president of the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at Allina Health .
June 01, 2013
[KMSP-TV, April 08, 2013]   New research suggests a chemical found in red meat may be the culprit when it comes to clogged arteries. For decades, doctors have said it's all about fat and cholesterol when it comes to red meat; however, this new study shows a compound called "carnitine" is what thickens the walls of your heart.
April 15, 2013