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Maternal risks after child birth

[KARE 11, March 27, 2018] Tennis star Serena Williams says she almost died after giving birth to her daughter last September. She suffered a pulmonary embolism and other complications after an emergency C-section. Dr. Don Wothe is a high risk pregnancy specialist at Allina Health’s Minnesota Perinatal Physicians. He talked with KARE 11 News about […]

Allina Health’s “Change to Chill” program helps teens stress less

[KARE 11, March 24, 2018] Today’s teens face all kinds of stress, from school work to peer pressure and parents. Allina Health’s Change to Chill program help’s teens with tools to manage their stress better. Allina Health child and teen psychologist Dr. Brian Kovach talked with KARE 11 News about Change to Chill.

Healthy eating and weight loss tips

[KARE 11, March 20, 2018] Every dieter has heard the same thing — eat less and move more to lose weight. But a new Stanford study says that may not be the best advice. What matters more is what we eat, not how much. Allina Health dietitian Amy Pleimling talked with KARE 11 News to […]

Special care for aging loved ones

[KARE 11, March 6, 2018] The older we get, the more health problems we likely will face. While some of those issues are a normal part of the aging process, others are not and should be treated by someone specializing in ailments that impact seniors. . Experts say that may mean it’s time to see […]

New, improved shingles vaccine now becoming available

[KARE 11, March 1, 2018] A new and vastly improved shingles vaccine is just now becoming available to the public. Dr. Frank Rhame, an Allina Health Clinics infectious disease specialist, highly recommends it to protect against a disease that can be very painful.

Allina Health EMS dispatcher meets baby he helped deliver

[KMSP Fox 9, Feb. 18, 2018] Two months after Hannah and Taylor Lindeman welcomed their third daughter, Poppy Noel, into the world, the proud parents finally got a chance to introduce her to the man who helped coach them through the roadside delivery. It was Christmas day on the side of Highway 8 in Chisago […]

Do the rewards of sleep aids outweigh the risks?

[KARE 11, Feb. 13, 2018] While Americans are actually getting more zzz’s a night — a whopping 18 minutes, but a one-third of seniors say they have to take a sleep aid in order to fall asleep. But do the rewards of sleep aids outweigh the risks? Dr. Daniel Kessler, a sleep specialist at Allina […]

Living with Parkinson’s disease

[KARE 11, Feb. 5, 2018] Singer Neil Diamond recently announced he has Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Eleanor Orehek, a neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, talked with KARE 11 News about Parkinson’s Disease and the latest in its treatment.

CVS bans photo manipulation for store beauty brands

[KARE 11, Jan. 17, 2018] CVS Health Monday said it will ban photo manipulation in its store-brand makeup marketing and promotional displays, a move that acknowledges growing awareness of the harmful nature of touched-up images. Allina Health psychiatrist, Dr. Michael O’Sullivan, talked with KARE 11 News about how unrealistically beautiful touched-up images can affect our […]

Life Time Fitness removes cable news from gym TVs

[KARE 11, Jan. 4, 2017] Life Time Fitness is turning off cable news channels on TVs in their fitness centers saying that want to lessen the impact of consistently negative or politically charged content on its patrons. Allina Health psychiatrist Dr. Michael O’Sullivan says that kind of content can negatively impact some people.