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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.

Coloring books — for adults!

[WCCO-TV, July 5, 2016] Sales of coloring books for adults are soaring, and for good reason. Kristin Brown, an occupational therapist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, talked with WCCO-TV about the benefits of coloring for adults.

4th of July baby couldn’t wait

[KMSP Fox 9, July 4, 2016] For a Brooklyn Center couple, the trip to the Minneapolis Mother Baby Center was a little to long for their baby girl. Mom couldn’t wait to get to the hospital to deliver her. WCCO-TV also reported on this story.

Stretches can improve your golf game

[WCCO-TV, June 30, 2016] Looking for a way to shave a few strokes off your golf game? A few minutes of stretching before you drive off the first tee might do it for you. Dr. Jamie Peters, a sports medicine physician with Allina Health’s Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists, demonstrated a few stretches that could help […]

Twin Cities eye doctor offers ‘sight for soldiers’

[WCCO-TV, May 17, 2016] A Twin Cities eye doctor has found a unique way to say ‘thank you’ to members of the military. Dr. Neal Sher is internationally recognized as an expert in laser vision correction. The eye surgeon has provided sight for soldiers at no cost for more than a decade. What started with […]

Slowing Down, Living Better Through Mindfulness Meditation

[WCCO-TV, May 10, 2016] Folks are doing it at home and at work. Every Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m., a group of Allina Health employees meet in a conference room to meditate. Allina’s hospitals and clinics started offering mindfulness meditation classes to the community three years ago, in response to patients asking for help managing […]

Paralyzed, but hopeful

[WCCO-TV, April 21, 2016] A young father, paralyzed after diving into Lake Minnetonka, is telling his story for the first time. He crushed his spine. Now at Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, he’s fighting his way back.

Courage Kenny basketball teams are top seeds at national conference

[WCCO-TV, April 2, 2016] March Madness isn’t just for college basketball fans, high school players in Minnesota are preparing for a national conference. These players, who happen to use wheelchairs, are working hard to maintain their championship status.

Minnesota Couple Welcomes Baby Born Prematurely On Leap Day

[WCCO-TV, February 29, 2016] Feb. 29, Leap Day, only comes along every four years. The extra day in the month exists to account for the earth’s orbit around the sun taking slightly longer than 365 days. At 10:05 a.m. on Monday, Sullivan Reiter was born almost 3 weeks premature. It’s as though he wanted to […]

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute attains U.S. Paralympics club status

[WCCO-TV, February, 21, 2016] U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, recently announced that Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has been recognized as a Bronze Level Club as a part of the Paralympic Sport Club Excellence Program, which also recognizes 57 other clubs across the country. An example of how Courage Kenny supports […]