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Getting kids in the giving mood

[KMSP Fox 9, Dec. 18, 2018] While there is nothing wrong with a child having a lengthy Christmas wish list, there are ways to help your family remember the true meaning of the holidays. Allina Health psychologist Dr. Meghan Miller talked with the hosts at the Fox 9 Morning Buzz about how to get your […]

Dramatic jump in teen e-cigarette and vaping use

[KMSP Fox 9, Dec. 17, 2018] Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the largest single-year increase in the survey’s 44-year history, far surpassing a mid-1970s surge in marijuana […]

Study: Breast cancer risk increases after giving birth

[KMSP Fox 9, Dec. 11. 2018] According to new research out this week, women who have babies have an increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women who don’t give birth. The study from the University of North Carolina reports that the risk rises and then falls over time, peaking about five years after birth. […]

Doctors optimistic about new peanut allergy treatment

[KMSP Fox 9, Nov. 19, 2018] There could soon be a new treatment option to help millions of people who suffer from peanut allergies. Dr. Allan Stillerman, an allergist with Allergy & Asthma Specialists and a member of the Allina Health Clinical Research Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital West Health, says he’s optimistic about this […]

Allina Health Abbott Northwestern doctors save 16-year-old stroke patient

[WCCO-TV, Nov. 9, 2018] A Coon Rapids high school football player has quite the story to tell about a lifesaving medical procedure. The life saved was his own and it may not have happened if his girlfriend, Ellie, didn’t realize something was seriously wrong with him. Ellie called 911 and soon Cole was inside the […]

Pregnant woman performs CPR on husband, gives birth shortly after he wakes from coma, both at United Hospital

[KSTP-TV, Oct. 23, 2018] With a baby on the way within hours, Ashley Goette found herself with her husband’s life also in her hands. “The dispatcher walked me through CPR, ’cause I am not trained. They wanted me to get him down to a hard surface and I explained to them that I couldn’t because […]

Courage Kenny helps woman reclaim her life after suffering spinal cord injury in Lake Minnetonka

[KMSP Fox 9, Oct. 14, 2018] A dive off a boat into Lake Minnetonka changed everything for Amanda Poppy of Victoria when she suffered a serious spinal injury. Now unable to walk, Amanda’s tremendous spirit and mental toughness inspires her family and her rehab doctors at Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. It was July […]

Back to school anxiety

[KMSP Fox 9, September 4, 2018] A new school year means new worries for students — and some are already struggling to cope with the stress. It’s normal for students to feel nervous about starting school, but if your child is unable to get into a routine and overcome that anxiety, it could become a […]

Minnetonka High School students mourn death of classmate

[KMSP Fox 9, July 16, 2018] After the Friday shooting death of a Chanhassen teen, his classmates are mourning his death. Allina Health adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Diana Pandey, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, told Fox 9 News kids feeling the loss should be encouraged to talk about what they are feeling.

Courage Kenny helps jockey recover from devastating racing injury

[KMSP Fox 9, June 21, 2018] A year after a devastating on-track injury, jockey Paul Nolan is learning to use his body again at Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. Fox 9 tells his recovery story as the racing community gets ready this Saturday to raise money for Sloan and other injured jockeys.