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[Star Tribune, January 29, 2016]   Almost everyone has obstacles to overcome when trying to get fit, from time constraints to physical limitations. Ibrahim Mohamed discovered that Somali-American women in Shakopee had more challenges than most: they didn’t know much about exercise and couldn’t find a women-only environment to work out, which many Muslim women prefer.
February 01, 2016
[Chanhassen Villager, October 02, 2012]   Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collect donated bicycles for kids in need. Allina Health will also donate bicycle helmets and concussion prevention information to those who receive bikes.
October 02, 2012
[Shakopee Valley News, October 10, 2011]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee will conduct a full-scale evacuation exercise on Thursday morning. The drill will include outside emergency medical services and fire agencies in addition to St. Francis staff.
October 10, 2011
[KSTP TV, September 15, 2011]   A tornado has hit and people are injured. Staff at Abbott Northwestern Hospital evacuated patients because the place had no water and power outages.
September 15, 2011
[KMSP-TV Fox 9 News, February 21, 2011]   Broken bones from slips and falls to heart attacks from snow shoveling kept Allina hospitals and ambulance crews busy during the storm Sunday and Monday. Fox 9 News' Leah Beno rode along with an Allina Medical Transportation crew and visited the St. Francis Regional Medical Center emergency room Monday to see for herself.
February 22, 2011
[Shakopee Valley News, January 14, 2011]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee has been designated as a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement. Read the full story at shakopeenews.com .
January 14, 2011
[Savage Pacer, September 17, 2010]   For Tom Kearney, history repeated itself this week, warts and all. The occasion was Tuesday’s (Sept.
September 20, 2010
[Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 21, 2010]   Since 2007, the federal agency that runs Medicare has compiled data to grade hospitals. Using its vast database (Medicare covers more than 44 million people) and controlling for the fact that some hospitals see more severe cases than others, it has tracked patients with three common conditions: heart attacks, congestive heart failure and pneumonia.
April 21, 2010
[Eden Prairie News, January 29, 2010]   More couples are turning to natural family planning as a way to achieve or postpone a pregnancy. Whether for religious, health or environmental reasons, these couples are shying away from contraceptives and having the family they always wanted.
January 30, 2010
[Shakopee Valley News, January 28, 2010]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee has been designated as a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement. Blue Distinction recognizes medical facilities nationally that have demonstrated a commitment to providing quality care, resulting in better outcomes for patients.
January 29, 2010