Allina Health Clinics

It’s time for your flu shot

[KSTP-TV, October 16, 2016] It’s that time of the year to think about getting your flu shot. Allina Health infectious disease specialist Dr. Ashley Newberry talked with KSTP-TV News about this year’s immunizations.

Fall allergy season underway

[KMSP Fox 9, October 1, 2016] You don’t have to tell allergy sufferers that the fall allergy season is well underway. Allina Health Clinic allergist, Dr. Pramod Kelkar, talked with Fox 9 News about what we can do to fight allergy symptoms.

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.