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What new warning labels mean for breast implants

[KARE 11, November 18, 2019] The FDA wants to ensure that patients are better informed when it comes to breast implants. It recently announced new recommendations that include “boxed warning” labels for breast implants. Dr. Jennifer Cameron, a plastic surgeon with Allina Health, explains what those warnings are and what every patient should consider before […]

Should you call in sick?

[KARE 11, November 12, 2019] Stay home. It’s a message doctors and probably your coworkers would like you to follow if you show up for work and you’re sick. But for some people deciding is a struggle: Should I call in? A recent survey shows 78% of the people who participated say they feel pressure […]

Stressed out college kids learn to Chill

[KARE 11, November 6, 2019] Stress is a part of everyday life, but when it gets too bad it can really interfere with everyday things you need to do. For University of Minnesota students, the YMCA there is using techniques and tools from Allina Health’s Change to Chill program. KARE 11’s News at 11 also […]

Minnesotans spend nearly $3K a year because of FOMO

[KARE 11, Nov. 4, 2019] Fear of missing out, also known as FOMO, is costing Americans thousands of dollars every year, according to a recent survey. Couponing101.com surveyed 3,500 Americans to find out how much people are spending to avoid FOMO. Minnesotans admitted to spending $237 per month, totaling $2,853 per year, in order to […]

Creaky joints? When to seek help

[KARE 11, Oct. 30, 2019] As the cooler weather settles in, some of our bodies are making more noises than we’d like to admit. Many of us hear a snap, crackle or pop when we stand. In some cases, those noises are normal. But in other cases, the noise could be a sign that you […]

New Ulm Medical Center retiring doctor who delivered thousands of the city’s newborns

[KARE 11, Oct. 26, 2019] Dr. Marc Burkhart has played a key role in his community of New Ulm for 33 years. He’s been a part of several thousand lives from the moment they were born, as an OB/GYN at New Ulm Medical Center. Now, however, he’s retiring. Saturday, the New Ulm community made sure […]

Minnesota students report increased mental health issues

[KARE 11, Oct. 17, 2019] The Minnesota Student Survey is out and it shows something troubling. Our kids are telling us, in this survey, that many of them are struggling with mental health issues. In fact it says more Minnesota students than ever report having long-term mental health, behavioral or emotional problems. Allina Health child […]

New guidelines for attention deficit disorder

[KARE 11, Oct. 9, 2019] One in 10 children in the U.S. suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. For many, the first line of treatment is medication. The American Academy of Pediatrics just issued new guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD for the first time since 2011. Allina Health child psychiatrist […]

How difficult is it to forgive?

[KARE 11, Oct. 4, 2019] After Amber Guyger, the former Dallas cop convicted of killed her upstairs neighbor, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, victim impact statements took place in the courtroom. Botham Jean’s brother Brandt went first, speaking about his brother. “If you truly are sorry, I know I can speak for myself, […]

Free Bikes 4 Kidz wants your unused bikes

[KARE 11, Oct. 3, 2019] The first Saturday is always the day to donate your unused bikes to Free Bikes 4 Kidz at most Allina Health Clinics and Hospitals. Allina Health’s Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz’ Tia Martinson talked with KARE 11 about big collection day.