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[KARE 11, August 21, 2019]   As many as two million people are expected to make their way to the Minnesota State Fair over the next 12 days (August 22nd - September 2nd). And, many of them may over-indulge on all the delicious items that the 300 different food stands will offer.
August 21, 2019
[WCCO Radio, January 23, 2018]   On International Integrative Health Day, the head of Allina's Penny George Institute for Health and Healing , Dr. Courtney Baechler talks with WCCO Radio about how integrative medicine offers alternatives to many conventional medical treatments including addictive pain medications.
January 23, 2018
[WCCO-TV, December 19, 2017]   For the first time in two and half weeks, the sun came out on Tuesday. But was it enough to get us the vitamin D we need?
December 19, 2017
[WCCO-TV, September 23, 2017]   Pop star Lady Gaga has cancelled a concert tour blaming it on chronic pain she suffers from fibromyalgia. WCCO-TV News talked with Allina Health integrative medicine physician, Dr. Michael Egan , to learn more about fibromyalgia and chronic pain.
September 23, 2017
[CCX News, August 01, 2017]   When it comes to treating pain, doctors frequently prescribe medications containing opioids. Now, patients and physicians are exploring non-drug therapies to manage chronic pain, such as the integrative therapies practiced at Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, part of Allina Health .
August 01, 2017
[Star Tribune, June 27, 2017]   The rise of the relaxation movement, some say, is a direct response to the ever-increasing stresses of modern life. “We’re overstimulated from our environment,” says Dr. Courtney Baechler , vice president of the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing in Minneapolis, where deep relaxation methods are routinely prescribed for a host of health issues.
June 27, 2017
[Star Tribune, February 18, 2017]   The Rev. Verlyn Hemmen remembers the days when a hospital chaplain wore a clerical collar, carried a Bible and visited the bedsides of Minnesotans who were overwhelmingly Catholic and Lutheran.
February 18, 2017
[Twelve News, November 29, 2016]   The holiday season is known as the 'most wonderful time of the year,' but for some, the holidays can get overwhelming, making stress relief essential to our mental health. For people looking for a new way to manage stress, registered nurse Julie Streeter of Allina's Penny George Institute for Health and Healing recommends aromatherapy.
November 29, 2016
[Minnesota Public Radio, November 17, 2016]   New research shows the emotional and social quality of life near its end may not be nearly as bad as many expected. Sandy Schellinger, palliative nurse with Allina Health LifeCourse , talked about new studies she and other researchers are presenting this week to the Gerontology Society of America.
November 17, 2016
[Twelve News, July 05, 2016]   "Yeah, we're avid park goers," said Abbie Johnson, a mother of four. Johnson takes her children to the park partially so they can burn off energy, but also out of necessity.
July 05, 2016