Allina Health Clinics

Why sports physical exams are important

[KSTP-TV, August 20, 2016] The start of school is nearing and for youth athletes that means getting a physical exam. Dr. Eric Barth, a pediatrician with Allina Health Clinics talked with KSTP News about why those exams are important.

Why hypnotherapy works

[KMSP Fox 9, August 15, 2016] Therapists have used hypnotherapy for a long time to help patients with many different problems. Now researchers think they know how it works. Allina Health Clinics psychologist Cheryl Bemel talked with Fox 9 News about how hypnotherapy is used in the clinical setting.

Zika virus spreading in the U.S.

[WCCO Radio, August 6, 2016] Local mosquitoes are now believed to be transmitting the Zika virus in the Miami, Florida area. That’s increased concern by local and federal health officials. Allina Health Clinic infectious disease specialist, Dr. Frank Rhame, talked with WCCO Radio about the latest Zika news.

Youth sports physicals are important

[WCCO Radio, August 6, 2016] If your youngster plays fall sports, he or she probably needs a physical exam in order to play. Allina Health Clinic pediatrician, Dr. Eric Barth talked with WCCO Radio about why those exams are important.

What you should know about sunscreen

[WCCO-TV, July 20, 2016] Surveys show most of us don’t know much about the sunscreen our doctors say we should use when ever we go out in the sun. Allina Health Clinic dermatologist, Dr. Elizabeth Farhat talked to WCCO-TV to lay out the basics about what we should all know about sunscreen.

Don’t forget your sunscreen

[KMSP Fox 9, July 4, 2016] You can’t be reminded often enough in the summer to wear sunscreen. Allina Health Clinics dermatologist, Dr. Elizabeth Farhat, talked with Fox 9 about sunscreen basics.

Are we more stressed during summer?

[KARE 11, June 28, 2016] As much as some people loathe the winter, summer may be the more stressful time of the year. Digital coaching platform meQuilibrium looked at assessments from more than 30,000 members and found that their ability to deal with adversity diminished and stress levels went up during the summer. The company […]

New Allina Health clinic breaks ground in Isanti

[Isanti County News, June 15, 2016] After years of hard work, Allina Health and the city of Isanti have broken ground for a new clinic. A formal ground-breaking was held June 9 for the new Allina Health Isanti Clinic to be constructed at the southwest corner of Highway 65 and County Road 5. The clinic […]

The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

[WCCO-AM, June 11, 2016] For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top U.S. public health official says could mean “the end of the road” for antibiotics. Allina Health Clinics infectious disease specialist Dr. Frank Rhame talked […]

Spring allergens are everywhere, and so are relief agents

[KARE-TV, May 20, 2016] If you’re sneezing, your eyes itch and your nose is running, chances are you have Spring allergies. People can have allergies in any season, but Spring is a special challenge, because so many plants are in bloom. Dr. Kenneth Johns, an Allina Health allergy specialist, says there are a number of […]