Allina Health Clinics

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.

Allina Health River Falls Clinic construction underway

[River Falls Journal, October, 27, 2016] You can see it now while driving past on the Hwy. 35 bypass – earth moving for the building of the Allina Health River Falls Clinic. Located in a field just northwest of River Falls Area Hospital, the 13,500 square foot Allina clinic is expected to opens its doors […]

Groundbreaking for new Allina Health Hastings Clinic

[HCTV, October 25, 2016] Work is officially underway building a new 50,000 square feet Allina Health primary care clinic in Hastings. The event was marked with a groundbreaking ceremony including Hastings city officials and Allina Health leaders. Hastings Community TV covered the event.

New baby sleep recommendation from doctors group

[KARE 11, October 24, 2016] The American Academy of Pediatrics is out with a new recommendation that says babies up to six months old should sleep in the same room as their parents, but not the same bed. Allina Health Clinics pediatrician, Dr. Eric Barth, talked with KARE 11 news about this new recommendation.

One out of four kids say they’re bullied

[KMSP Fox 9, October 22, 2016] One out of four kids say they were bullied last year. October is National Bullying Awareness Month. Allina Health Clinics child psychologist, Dr. Mary Sa, talked with Fox 9 about recognizing and dealing with bullying.