Allina Health Clinics

Fall allergies are here

[12 News, Sept. 27, 2016] The fall is here and for allergy sufferers it brings a whole new kind of discomfort. Allina Health Clinic allergist Dr. Tom Helm talked with 12 News about fall allergies and how to combat them.

Report: Kids specializing in just one sport is not recommended

[KSTP-TV, Sept. 8, 2016] A new report from the American Academy of Pediatricians that says that kids shouldn’t specialize in just one sport at least until in their mid/late teens. KSTP-TV talked to Allina Health Clinic pediatrician, Dr. Eric Barth, about that report.

Resetting kids’ sleep schedule for school

[WCCO-AM, August 27, 2016] School is starting and that means many kids who have been staying up late during the summer, need to get on a new sleep schedule. Dr. Dan Kessler, a behavioral sleep medicine specialist with Allina Health Clinics, talked with WCCO Radio about what kids need to be at their best for […]

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 […]