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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 […]

One out of four kids say they’re bullied

[KMSP Fox 9, October 22, 2016] One out of four kids say they were bullied last year. October is National Bullying Awareness Month. Allina Health Clinics child psychologist, Dr. Mary Sa, talked with Fox 9 about recognizing and dealing with bullying.

Sugar vs. fat: Which is better for your heart health?

[WCCO-AM, October 21, 2016] New research suggests that sugar, not fat, is the main culprit behind coronary heart disease. Researchers in the 1960s were allegedly influenced to publish reports making fat and cholesterol major heart disease risk factors instead of sugar. Dr. Nicholas Burke, cardiologist with the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, talked […]

Free Clinic of Steele County holds open house at new location

[Owatonna People’s Press, October 19, 2016] A small group gathered in front of the Free Clinic of Steele County’s door for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and private open house Thursday afternoon to celebrate its new home in Owatonna. “This is really an important day for all of us,” said Anne Draeger, director of patient care at […]

It’s time for your flu shot

[KSTP-TV, October 16, 2016] It’s that time of the year to think about getting your flu shot. Allina Health infectious disease specialist Dr. Ashley Newberry talked with KSTP-TV News about this year’s immunizations.