Allina Health Clinics

Allina doctor on advances fightings AIDS/HIV on World AIDS Day

[KARE 11, Nov. 30, 2018] December 1 is World AIDS Day. Advances in treatment mean that HIV is now a chronic, but manageable condition, but stigma remains an important public health concern. Allina Health Clinic infectious disease specialist Dr. Frank Rhame talked with KARE 11 News about where we are with the fight to contains […]

Norm Coleman advocates for HPV vaccine amid cancer battle

[WCCO-TV, Nov. 14, 2018] Former Minnesota U.S. Senator Norm Coleman is sharing a message of strength and awareness during his second battle with cancer. “The cancer I have is caused by a virus,” Coleman said. “You can get a vaccination to prevent you from getting the HPV virus today.” Three and a half years ago […]

Pediatricians group says don’t spank

[WCCO Radio, Nov. 10, 2018] Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said on Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of corporal punishment in the home. Allina Health Clinic pediatrician Dr. Eric Barth discussed the AAP’s recommendation with WCCO Radio and alternative methods of […]

Allina Health expands, upgrades around Uptown

[Southwest Journal, Oct. 30, 2018] Allina Health is heavily investing in Southwest Minneapolis. The health care provider plans to open the area’s third location on the second floor of Calhoun Village at 3200 W. Lake St. in the spring of 2019. Allina extensively renovated its Isles clinic at 2800 Hennepin Ave. last summer, and operates […]

With flu season fast approaching, when should you get vaccinated?

[KARE 11, Sept. 18, 2018] Fall officially begins Saturday, September 22, meaning flu season is just around the corner and health officials are already urging people to prepare for what could be another nasty flu season. Dr. Frank Rhame, an infectious disease specialist with Allina Health, talked with KARE-TV about the flu and what we […]

Allina to expand its Everyday Clinic network

Allina to expand its Everyday Clinic network

[Star Tribune, Aug. 22, 2018] After opening two clinics in retail stores this spring, Allina Health System has plans for four more by March as part of a broader effort to make it easier for patients to get quick care for basic ailments. In April, Allina announced it would open its new Allina Health Everyday […]

New drug treats excessive sweating

[WCCO Radio, July 4, 2018] The FDA has approved a new drug designed to helped the estimated 15.3 million Americans who have some form of excessive sweating. Allina Health dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Farhat talked with WCCO Radio about how this new treatment works and who can benefit from it.

Ticks more numerous and carrying new type of disease

[WCCO-TV, June 30, 2018] The number of people infected with diseases carried by ticks has more than tripled in the past 15 years, according to the CDC, and now ticks are carrying a new type of disease. Allina Health Clinics infectious disease specialist, Dr. Frank Rhame, talked with WCCO News about the threats posed by […]

When border crossing detainees are separated from their children

[WCCO Radio, June 19, 2018] News of undocumented immigrants being separated from their children has raised many question, including the impact the separations have on the children’s mental health. Allina Health psychologist Dr. Lisa Herman talked with WCCO Radio about how these kids may be affected.

Celebrity suicides focus attention on prevention

[WCCO Radio, June 11, 2018] The recent suicides of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, along with study results that show Minnesota has had one of the largest increases in suicides rate has focused attention on suicide prevention. Allina Health psychiatrist Dr. Mirza Baig talked with WCCO Radio about what we need to do to […]