United Hospital

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 […]

March Madness and vasectomies go together

[KSTP-TV, March 18, 2018] Perhaps you wouldn’t think of it, but it makes sense — men are more likely to schedule vasectomies around the time of major sporting events like March Madness and the Masters golf tournament. Urologist and surgeon, Dr. Peter Sershon, director of the robotic surgery program at United Hospital, talked with KSTP-TV […]

Is napping good for us?

[WCCO-TV, March 12, 2018] Feeling a little groggy after losing an hour of sleep? You’re not alone. The Monday after the daylight saving change is always National Nap Day. So, is napping good for us? Good Question. That’s what WCCO-TV asked Allina Health sleep expert, Dr. Andrew Stiehm, medical director of the United Lung and […]

Allina dispatcher walks couple, officer through roadside birth

[WCCO-TV, Dec. 25, 2017] As most people unwrapped presents Christmas morning, Hannah Lindeman and her husband Taylor were headed to United Hospital in St. Paul with a daughter on the way. The birth was four weeks ahead of schedule, a holiday surprise that gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “roadside delivery.” Unable to […]

Why too much sleep can harm your health

[KARE 11, Dec. 8, 2017] Before you doze off into dreamland, there’s something you should know. Extra sleep might actually increase the risk of heart disease, especially in older women. Dr. Andrew Stiehm, a sleep specialist at the United Lung and Sleep Clinic talked with KARE 11 News about how much sleep is too much […]

Cousins born minutes apart at United Hospital

[KSTP-TV, Nov. 9, 2017] Two brothers became fathers just minutes apart at The Mother Baby Center at United and Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul today. KSTP-TV News came to meet the families and the new cousins.

Why do we sleep?

[WCCO-TV, November 6, 2017] Many families with little children know that “falling back” an hour can be a nightmare. Just a one-hour change can make a difference in the strict sleep schedule of a 3-year-old. They may go to bed later, but wake up at the same time – far earlier than Mom or Dad […]

United Hospital’s emergency center expansion is designed to cut wait times

[Pioneer Press, Sept. 13, 2017] New renovations to United Hospital revealed Tuesday are designed to curb wait times and promote patient safety. A ribbon cutting for the St. Paul hospital’s $1.4 million emergency care center expansion was held Tuesday morning. Improvements include: six new care spaces, a shared welcome desk for United and Children’s Hospital […]

New testing guidelines issued for prostate cancer

[KARE 11, Sept. 8, 2017] September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and with new federal screening recommendations being discussed this year for men, it’s more important than ever to start the conversation with your doctor. According to Allina Health, there’s been a lot of debate over the pros and cons of prostate cancer screenings as […]

Allina Health's Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis.

Allina Health metro hospitals among state’s best says U.S. News & World Report

[BusinessWire, Aug. 8, 2017] Abbott Northwestern Hospital retained the first place ranking for Best Hospital in the Twin Cities and second in Minnesota in the U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 rankings released today. Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids, and United Hospital, St. Paul, were each selected as a Best Regional Hospital. “We focus on quality […]