Radio

Intense debate over new mammogram guidelines

[Minnesota Public Radio, Nov. 20, 2009] New guidelines recommending against yearly mammograms for women between the ages of 40 and 49 are creating confusion and anxiety among women, and stirring anger in the medical community. While some say the new guidelines are a welcome change, many doctors say they will continue to recommend yearly screening […]

Health officials keep quiet about vaccine supplies

[Minnesota Public Radio, Nov. 17, 2009] Most Minnesota counties now have enough doses to begin offering very limited public vaccination clinics targeting kids age nine and younger. For most parents, these will be the first openly publicized H1N1 clinics since supplies of the vaccine started trickling in to the state more than a month ago. […]

Lack of fever in some H1N1 cases complicates prevention effort

[Minnesota Public Radio, Oct. 28, 2009] It appears a lot of people with the H1N1 flu do not experience a fever, and the absence of a fever could mean they are not taking enough precautions to prevent transmitting the virus to others. In Minnesota, the no-fever issue has been a hot topic among some health […]

No fever may not mean no H1N1 flu

[Minnesota Public Radio, Oct. 28, 2009] It appears a lot of people with the H1N1 flu do not experience a fever, and the absence of a fever could mean they are not taking enough precautions to prevent transmitting the virus to others. Fever and flu go hand-in-hand – at least that’s the case most of […]

Visitor Restrictions At Allina Hospitals

[WCCO Radio, Ot. 19, 2009] Concern about spreading the flu to newborns and young patients means visitors will be screened for the disease.  Visitors at all ten Allina Hospitals are being asked if they have any symptoms of either H1N1 or seasonal flu. Read the whole story at the WCCO Radio web site.

WCCO: Mondale & Jones: New hospital visitor policy

[WCCO Radio, Oct. 20, 2009] Allina Hospitals & Clinics has implemented a new visitor policy in response to the spread of the H1N1 virus. Allina Infection Control Practitioner Cindy Larson was interviewed on WCCO’s Mondale and Jones radio program about the new policy.

WCCO: Mondale & Jones: New hospital visitor policy

[WCCO Radio, Oct. 20, 2009] Allina Hospitals & Clinics has implemented a new visitor policy in response to the spread of the H1N1 virus. Allina Infection Control Practitioner Cindy Larson was interviewed on WCCO’s Mondale and Jones radio program about the new policy.