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New safer ambulance ready to hit road for Allina Health EMS

[KSTP-TV, Oct, 31, 2016] An ambulance crash on a snowy night in January 2014 inspired Allina Health EMS to build a safer ambulance, for its crews and for patients. Now, those new rigs are ready to hit the road around the Twin Cities. The Star Tribune also reported on the new Allina Health EMS ambulances.

More kids specializing in single sports risk injury

[WCCO Radio, October 31, 2016] It’s becoming more and more common for teens, and even younger kids, to specialize in a single sport all year long in hopes they’ll be able to play at higher levels. But the statistics are clear, kids that do are more prone to injuries than kids who play a variety […]

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.

How teen brains differ from adults

[WCCO Radio, October 29, 2016] A new study finds that teenagers’ brain work differently than adults, particularly they are more adept at taking in new information especially when a reward is involved. Dr. Jesse Corry, a neurologist with the John Nasseff Neuroscience Specialty Clinic at United Hospital in St. Paul, talked with WCCO Radio’s Esme […]

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.

Teenagers’ brain are different than adults

[KMSP Fox 9, October 25, 2016] A new study finds that teenagers’ brain work differently than adults, particularly they are more adept at taking in new information especially when a reward is involved. Dr. Jesse Corry, a neurologist with the John Nasseff Neuroscience Specialty Clinic at United Hospital in St. Paul, talked with Fox 9 […]

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.

Women have more sports injuries than men

[WCCO Radio, October 24, 2016] It is perhaps surprising, but women suffer more sports injuries than men. Dr. Robby Bershow, a sport medicine physician with Allina Health’s Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, talked with WCCO Radio about why that is.

Minneapolis doctors test, treat monster disease

[Star Tribune, October 23, 2016] Vampire folklore may have been inspired by a rare disease called porphyria, which can cause sensitivity to sunlight and protruding canine teeth, but Dr. Claus Pierach doesn’t like to draw attention to such theories. Of course, he didn’t help matters when he told me about the treatment he helped invent […]