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Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: What you need to know

[WCCO-TV, April 29, 2019] April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common form of cancer for men between ages 15-35. Dr. Matthew O’Shaughnessy is a urologist with Minnesota Urology and Allina Health and he talked with WCCO-TV about testicular cancer and offered some tips about how to talk about it.

Allina Health partners with Apple to help patients

[WCCO-TV, April 27, 2019] Allina Health patients can now get access to their medical records on their iPhone via Apple’s new Health Records app. Allina Health director of customer digital experience, Chris DuFresne, explained to WCCO-TV News how it works.

Melanoma Monday skin cancer screenings on May 6

[WCCO Radio, April 27, 2019] May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month and each year Allina Health dermatologists provide free skin cancer screening on Melanoma Monday, May 6 this year. Allina Health dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Farhat talked with WCCO Radio about the free screenings and why protecting yourself from the sun’s ray is so […]

Allina Health’s Courage Kenny hosts Art of Possibilities art show

[CCX News, April 27, 2019] The “Art of Possibilities” show and sale is open at the Courage Kenny Center Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley. This is the 55th year of the show and there are 167 artists represented. Works range from oil and acrylic paintings to drawings and mixed media. Artists submit work from across […]

Partnership between Allina and HealthFinders looks to promote health, physical and beyond

[Faribault Daily News, April, 26, 2019] For Allina Health, health goes beyond a person’s physical well-being. That’s led to a new partnership with HealthFinders Collaborative to address patient needs that go beyond the clinic. Allina Health, which owns District One Hospital in Faribault and clinics in Faribault and Northfield, has received $50,000 through UCare to […]

Northfield High selected for Allina Health program combatting student anxiety

[Northfield News, April 26,2019] According to a Pew Research Center survey, 70 percent of teenagers say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. Northfield High School has been selected as one of 16 high schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin to participate in Change to Chill, an Allina Health program to combat student anxiety. […]

U.S. measles outbreak officially worst in 25 years

[WCCO Radio, April 26, 2019] Health officials have added dozens of new reports to the year’s list of confirmed measles cases, bringing the total to 704 in 22 states — the highest number of reported U.S. cases in a single year since 1994. Allina Health infectious disease specialist, Dr. Frank Rhame, talked with WCCO Radio […]

Mercy Hospital Gift of Life event celebrates organ donors and families

[CTN News, April 26, 2019] Mercy Hospital‘s Gift of Life event celebrates all those who donated organs with their families at the annual ceremony. Families of organ donors and organ recipients came together to remember those who gave and remind others to sign up to be donors.

Therapy dog helps Allina Health EMS workers deal with stress

[KMSP Fox 9, April 25, 2019] Therapy dogs are becoming more common in a variety of school and workplace settings. At Allina Health, they’re testing out a new program for their EMS division to help those first responders deal with the immense stress they see on a daily basis. Evie the goldendoodle may only be […]

Cambridge Medical Center held an open house and ribbon cutting April 23 to showcase two new mental health services: an Adult Partial Hospitalization program and Adult Mental Health Outpatient program – the first programs of their type available in the area outside the Twin Cities. The services allow adults to get intensive treatment while staying at home, not in the hospital. On hand were hospital staff, city officials and members of North 65 Chamber.

Allina Health’s Cambridge Medical Center offers new mental health services

[Isanti-Chisago County Star, April 25, 2019]