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Allina’s ‘Power by the Hour’ program promotes healthy kids

[KARE11, August 17, 2010] A Minnesota-based program that aims to improve child and family health is getting national attention for its effectiveness. Johns Hopkins Hospital is among the organizations that have recognized the Allina Hospitals & Clinics’ Power by the Hour program as a promising way to promote a healthy lifestyle. “The goal was to […]

Allina's 'Power by the Hour' program promotes healthy kids

[KARE11, August 17, 2010] A Minnesota-based program that aims to improve child and family health is getting national attention for its effectiveness. Johns Hopkins Hospital is among the organizations that have recognized the Allina Hospitals & Clinics’ Power by the Hour program as a promising way to promote a healthy lifestyle. “The goal was to […]

The life of this party is a CPR dummy named Annie

[Star Tribune, August 17, 2010] Combine the socializing of a Tupperware party with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and you’ve got a “save-a-life” party. Save-a-life parties are designed to teach people to react quickly in emergencies, and, in particular, how to use CPR. Save-a-life parties are more relaxed than CPR certification courses, which go for four […]

Wright County EMS aims to teach CPR to 10 percent of county

[Herald Journal, August 16, 2010] “Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) affects 300,000 people each year, and the chances of survival are dismal,” according to Charles Lick, MD, emergency medical director for Allina Medical Transportation and Buffalo Hospital’s Emergency Department. Unless victims are provided with adequate aid in a timely fashion—ideally CPR and a shock from an […]