Allina Health opens new River Falls, Wis. clinic

[River Falls Journal, June 19, 2017] The new Allina Health River Falls Clinic located at the corner of East Division Street and Highway 35 provides a hometown care setting with next-door access to a regional health system. The 17-exam-room clinic, which opened its doors Monday, June 19, will offer family medicine and women’s health services […]

What do medical conditions actually mean?

[WCCO-TV, June 15, 2017] We hear it all the time in the news. A person is fair condition, or critical condition. But what do those medical condition terms really mean? That’s the Good Question that WCCO News put to Abbott Northwestern Hospital’s Dr. Craig Bowron.

Five-year-old makes recovery at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute after brain surgery

[KMSP-TV, June 14, 2017] After surgery that successfully repaired a rare brain problem, Camden Nechrebecki was unable to walk or use his hands. But after eight weeks of therapy at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, he’s ready for a summer of fun and kindergarten in the fall.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute opens one of nation’s largest adaptive fitness and wellness centers

[CCX, June 14, 2017] For years, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley has been a popular exercise spot for people with disabilities. Now, they have a new and bigger facility for land and water therapies.

Allina Health opening $5M gym for people with disabilities

Allina Health opening $5M gym for people with disabilities

[Twin Cities Business Magazine, June 7, 2017] The Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, owned by Allina Health, will open one of the largest adaptive fitness and wellness centers in the nation next week. Minneapolis-based Allina said the $4.75 million needed to build the 6,300-square-foot exercise facility was funded entirely through donations. – See more at tcbmag.com.

Youth baseball injuries

[WCCO-AM, June 7, 2017] With Little League season getting started, doctors are warning parents about the uptick in overuse injuries among young baseball players. Dr. Pearce McCarty, an orthopedic surgeon with Allina Health and a member of the Minnesota Twins medical team, spoke about this with WCCO-AM radio.

CPR and AED Awareness Week

[KMSP Fox 9, June 7, 2017] A little over a year ago, Allina Health Edina Clinic nurse practitioner June Van Valkenburg was in a coffee shop chatting with a friend when a man collapsed nearby. After determining he wasn’t breathing and had no pulse, June started CPR. Now, June and the man whose life she […]

Mercy Hospital – Unity Campus celebrates Emergency Medical Services Week

[Sun Focus, June 4, 2017] Emergency medical service personnel and emergency service officials gathered Wednesday, May 24 at Mercy Hospital – Unity Campus to recognize local paramedics, healthcare providers, firefighter, and police officers, kicking off National Emergency Medical Services Week. To celebrate EMS Week, hospital officials fired up the grill and treated emergency responders to […]

May is Stroke Awareness Month

[KARE 11, May 25, 2017] May is Stroke Awareness Month and a good time to be reminded of the symptoms. Dr. Ron Tarrel with Noran Neurological Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital stopped by the KARE 11 News at 4 to talk about symptoms, and what to do if someone is suffering a stroke.

Sunscreen dos and don’ts

[WCCO-TV, May 24, 2017] If you’re going to spend time at the pool or anywhere outside this summer, sunscreen is a must, but what is the best type to buy to protect your skin? A new Consumer Reports testing shows SPF shouldn’t be your only concern. And what some of us apply seasonally should be […]