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Helping Others Heal: Concussion research and education for patient care Michael Stuart, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, says that youth should enjoy the rewards of participating in sports. "My approach
Mayo Clinic receives National Cancer Institute grant to help cancer patients quit tobacco ROCHESTER, Minn. ? The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has received a supplemental grant from the National Cancer Institute to ensure that all cancer patients who use tobacco have access
Mayo Foundation Journalist Residency: Application Deadline December 11 In this five-day fellowship program sponsored by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, journalists will receive a behind-the-scenes, in-depth look at what?s new
Infographic: Minimally invasive pancreatic cancer surgery Learn more about pancreatic cancer. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com
Mayo Clinic Minute: Why Southern food is linked to high blood pressure A?traditional Southern diet ? identified as fried foods, organ meats, processed meats, egg and egg dishes, sugar-sweetened beverages, and bread ? play a large role in the
Baby hears for first time with cochlear implants One month after 7-month-old Aida Little was born, her parents realized she couldn't hear. Experts at Mayo Clinic diagnosed Aida with a condition called Waardenburg syndrome, a rare
Alternative chemotherapy offers hope for late-stage cancers For certain patients with late-stage cancer that has spread to the abdominal cavity, a unique chemotherapy procedure offers hope of increased survival. Unlike traditional
In the Loop: Corn Palace goes red for hometown girl's heart transplant The?Corn Palace?in Mitchell, South Dakota, glowed red, a visible sign of the love the town was sending to Kadie Neuharth, a Mitchell native who was receiving a?heart transplant?1,
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Annual prostate biopsies may not be necessary, even with elevated PSA DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have an elevated PSA and have had several biopsies that have not shown cancer. Do I need to continue with biopsies every year? ANSWER: It may not be necessary
Mayo Medical Laboratories rebrands its name as Mayo Clinic Laboratories ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Medical Laboratories, the global reference laboratory of Mayo Clinic, has changed its name to Mayo Clinic Laboratories. ?It may seem subtle, but it?s a very
Tuesday Tips: Getting past the nicotine cravings Ready to quit smoking? Try these tactics to help you curb your nicotine cravings. Watch: 7 ways to get past nicotine cravings. Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1:20) is in the
Housecall: The lifesaving need for blood donation THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Save a life: Donate blood Each year, millions of people need a blood transfusion, and the need knows no season. Some may need blood during surgery. Others
#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 11/10/18 Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 11/10/18 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Halena Gazelka, chair of Mayo Clinic's Opioid Stewardship Program, explains the Mayo Clinic National Health
Mayo Clinic Minute: Be careful while carving this Thanksgiving Food tends to be the focus on Thanksgiving, but preparing that food is often trickier than many people expect. Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic hand surgeon, says far too
Science Saturday: Diabetes 3, 2, 1 Often people with diabetes have brain changes that are hallmarks of both Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Some researchers believe that each condition fuels the damage
Living With Cancer: Treating stomach cancer Stomach cancer: Diagnosis and treatment November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, which makes it a good time to learn more about treating this disease.?Your health care provider
Shingles vaccine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute According to the?Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,?almost 1 out of every 3 people in the U.S. will develop?shingles?in their lifetime. And the risk goes up with age
Consumer Health: Whole grains and blood pressure control -- what's the connection? Whole-grain foods and blood pressure control? Whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Eating more whole-grain foods regularly also may reduce your chance of
Mayo Clinic elects Kent Thielen, M.D., CEO of its Florida operations; Mayo's Board of Trustees also names two new members JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? The?Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees announced on Friday, Nov. 9, that it has elected Kent Thielen, M.D.,?(TEE-Lin) vice president, Mayo Clinic, and CEO of Mayo
Mayo Clinic hospitals earn surgical outcomes distinction The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized Mayo Clinic Hospital ? Rochester, Saint Marys campus and Mayo Clinic Hospital in