Allina Health Clinics

Cold and flu season starting up in Twin Cities

[KMSP Fox 9, Jan. 23, 2017] The winter cough and cold bugs are circulating right now in the Twin Cities, but so far, the flu number have remained fairly low. Allina Health Clinics infectious disease physician Dr. Frank Rhame talked with Fox 9 News about how things are progressing this season.

Why you shouldn’t use cotton swabs to clean your ears

[KMSP Fox 9, Jan. 17, 2017] Doctors are reminding us to put down the Q-tips and leave our earwax alone. In fact, there are new guidelines on how to deal with the annoying build up. Dr. Rex Haberman, an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist with Allina Health Clinics talked with KMSP Fox 9 News about […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder explained

[KMSP Fox 9, December 21, 2016] As daylight hours grow shorter in the winter, some people suffer from a kind of depression called seasonal affective disorder, SAD. Allina Health Clinics psychologist Dr. Alan Steed, talked with Fox 9 News about the condition and how it can be treated.

Allina Health donates former Braham clinic building to child resource center

[Isanti County News, December 7, 2016] Allina Health has turned over the keys to the building that formerly housed its Braham clinic to the East Central Children’s Resource Center, a child advocacy organization. The donation by Allina Health will allow the building to be used as an advocacy center for abused or neglected children, with […]

Recognizing gun violence warning signs

[WCCO-TV, December 5, 2016] A nonprofit group has produced a video public service announcement warning about the early warning signs of behavior that could lead to gun violence. Allina Health Clinics psychologist Dr. Cheryl Bemel talked with WCCO new about the message in the video.

Dealing with post-election holiday gatherings

[WCCO-TV, November 15, 2016] Chances are there are folks in your family who backed either side in the last election — the topic of plenty of heated discussions. But how do you keep the conversation civil at holiday gatherings this year? Allina Health Shakopee Clinic psychologist, Dr. Dan Kessler, talked with WCCO News about tactics […]

Family coping during the holidays

[KARE 11, November 11, 2016] Differing views about politics, particularly the just finished election, among other things, could make for tense conversations when your family convenes for the holidays. Allina Health Shakopee Clinic psychologist, Dr. Dan Kessler, talked with KARE 11 News about tactics for surviving the holidays with your family.

Election Stress Disorder…it’s real

[KARE 11, November 7, 2016] After what many consider the most contentious election season ever, people are talking about how stressed out they are. Allina Health Clinic psychologist, Dr. Cheryl Bemel, talked with KARE 11 News about this new condition.

It’s time for your flu shot

[KMSP Fox 9, November 7, 2016] If you haven’t already, it’s time to get you flu vaccine shot. Allina Health Clinic infectious disease specialist, Dr. Frank Rhame, talked with Fox 9 News about this year’s flu shot formulations and who needs to get a shot.

October is National Bullying Awareness Month

[KSTP-TV, October 30, 2016] October is National Bullying Awareness Month. The impact bullying can have on a child can truly be devastating. Allina Health Clinic psychologist, Dr. Cheryl Bemel, talked with KSTP News about how to help a child dealing with bullying.