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.

Immunotherapy can be a cancer cure

[KARE 11, October 15, 2016] A year ago former president Jimmy Carter had a bleak prognosis after a brain cancer diagnosis. But man unconventional therapy, immunotherapy, yielded remarkable results. Dr. Thomas Amatruda talked with KARE 11 about this new kind of cancer treatment.

Janet Jackson pregnant at 50

[KARE11, October 12, 2016] Six months after announcing that she was putting her tour on hold while she planned a family, Janet Jackson is officially acknowledging her pregnancy with an exclusive in People magazine with her baby bump on full display. The child will be the first for Jackson, 50, and her third husband, Qatari […]

Donate your unused bikes to Free Bikes 4 Kidz

[KARE 11, October 3, 2016] For the sixth year running, Allina Health is teaming up with the non-profit Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collect used bikes from the public to be given to kids from families in need. Free Bikes 4 Kidz founder Terry Esau and Minneapolis Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Nick Burke talked with […]

For men only: Prostate cancer screening

[KARE-TV, September 30, 2016] It’s good to know if you have cancer, especially when it’s in the early stages. With prostate cancer, that doesn’t always mean you need to treat it. Peter Sershon, M.D., urologist with Metro Urology and United Hospital, encourages men to start prostate cancer screening at age 50.

Young athletes compete in Wheelchair Softball World Series

[WCCO-TV, August 5, 2016] The Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute played host to the Junior Wheelchair World Series this summer. Four teams came to Minnesota to compete for the title including a Minnesota team. WCCO-TV was out to watch. KSTP-TV, KARE 11 and cable News 12 also covered the event.

Debunking breast cancer myths

[KARE 11, August 4, 2016] There‚Äôs so much information about the causes of breast cancer and how to prevent it that it can be hard to decipher fact from fiction! Dr. Lisa Schneider, a breast imaging specialist with the Piper Breast Center at Abbott Northwestern, talked with KARE 11 News at 4 to dispel some […]

Are we more stressed during summer?

[KARE 11, June 28, 2016] As much as some people loathe the winter, summer may be the more stressful time of the year. Digital coaching platform meQuilibrium looked at assessments from more than 30,000 members and found that their ability to deal with adversity diminished and stress levels went up during the summer. The company […]

What you need to know about migraine headaches

[KARE 11, June 28, 2016] More than 37 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. Migraines are very painful, but they can also be dangerous. The symptoms often mirror those of very serious health issues including a brain aneurysm. June is Migraine Awareness Month and Dr. Jesse Corry, a neurologist with the John Nasseff Neuroscience Specialty […]

FDA about to change what is on food labels

[KARE 11, June 13, 2016] The way we think about and look at food is changing. The FDA is giving nutrition labels on all food packaging a makeover. Serving size, sugar and fat labels will be different. Registered Dietitian Janel Hemmesch with Abbott Northwestern Hospital talked wityh KARE 11 about when we will start to […]