July 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 6, 2018

By Emily Blahnik

New York Times, My Daughter Has Mono. Is the Whole Family at Risk? by Roni Caryn Rabin — Mono, or infectious mononucleosis — often referred to as “the kissing disease” — is usually caused by a common virus called the Epstein-Barr virus, but “the vast majority of individuals infected by the virus don’t even know it because they are asymptomatic” or experience only mild illness, said Dr. Raymund R. Razonable, an infectious disease specialist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. In a small percentage of patients, mono can be caused by other viruses, such as cytomegalovirus. While the infection itself is fairly common, symptomatic mononucleosis “is the less common presentation and occurs particularly in adolescents and young adults,” Dr. Razonable said.

CNN, Anatomy of a 97,000% drug price hike: One family's fight to save their son by Wayne Drash — Acthar was first isolated in 1933 by a Canadian biochemist who also helped discover insulin. Made from the pituitary glands of slaughtered pigs, Acthar was tried in a few patients with low cortisol and other symptoms in the mid-1940s. But it wasn't until the groundbreaking cortisone trials at the Mayo Clinic -- which led to the Minnesota clinic's only Nobel Prize, in 1950 -- that Acthar was thrust into prominence.  The Nobel was confirmation of the work of two Mayo pioneers: Dr. Philip S. Hench, a rheumatologist, and chemist Edward C. Kendall.

ABC News, 'Riverdale' star Lili Reinhart explains body dysmorphic disorder to critics by Lesley Messer — "Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart is trying to help her Twitter followers understand body dysmorphic disorder. In a series of tweets, the actress wrote that she was upset by critics who have told her that she has no right to feel self-conscious about her appearance… According to the Mayo Clinic, body dysmorphic disorder is a condition in which a person "can't stop thinking about one or more perceived defects or flaws in your appearance — a flaw that, to others, is either minor or not observable."

BBC, Why don’t we know more about migraines? by Lauren Sharkey — The first time I experienced a migraine was one evening after school. A dull headache turned into splitting pain, blurring my vision and converting my bedroom light into a source of pure agony. Then came the vomiting. It’s a cycle I’ve experienced countless times in recent years – one that forced me to quit my job and left me feeling helpless. A migraine attack has long been passed off as ‘just a headache’… Amaal Starling, assistant professor of neurology at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, says some specialists don’t see it as a ‘real neurology’. Headache specialists therefore have found it difficult to legitimise their practice and convince others that funding is a necessity, not a luxury.

Cincinnati Enquirer, Fourth of July: Hangover cures for your patriotic beverage binge by Sarah Brookbank — So you drank too many American-flag themed Budwisers and need to work in the morning. While most hangovers will disappear with time, expediting the cleansing process with good food, Gatorade and some ibuprofen isn't a bad idea. Here's what to do about it, according to the health experts at the Mayo Clinic and WebMD: Drink and eat ASAP, especially while drinking (if it isn't too late)…

Glamour, What you need to know before you start working out post-baby by Erin Celletti — We already know that exercise is good for you, but there are specific benefits for new moms. Hoskins says that by working out after giving birth you will feel better and will maintain good fitness, muscle tone and most importantly, minimize the risk of blood clots (which may occur due to being sedentary). According to the Mayo Clinic, additional benefits include: Promote weight loss, particularly when combined with reduced calorie intake. Improve your cardiovascular fitness. Strengthen and tone abdominal muscles. Boost your energy level…

Newsweek, ‘Normal’ Vulva Doesn’t Exist, New Study Claims by Scottie Andrew — Labia length decreases as women age, lead author Anne Kreklau wrote. In vulvovaginal atrophy, the vulva and labia slim as estrogen levels dip during menopause, a process that affects more than half of menopausal women, according to a Mayo Clinic study. Labia minora also darken and can dry out with age, though neither signify an unhealthy vagina.

HuffPost, Serena Williams Says Breastfeeding Didn’t Make Her Lose Weight by Ron Dicker — It was one of the few times Serena Williams wanted to lose. The tennis champion said recently she stopped breastfeeding her daughter, Alexis Olympia, to slim down for her return to the court. She said she’d heard that nursing would promote weight loss, but that didn’t happen for her… Mayo Clinic Women’s Health wrote last year that breastfeeding “can ... help you lose weight gained during pregnancy,” but did not offer absolutes. “It often takes six to nine months to lose” maternity pounds, the clinic added in an article published on HuffPost.

HuffPost, Serena Williams Says Breastfeeding Didn’t Make Her Lose Weight by Ron Dicker — Mayo Clinic Women’s Health wrote last year that breastfeeding “can ... help you lose weight gained during pregnancy,” but did not offer absolutes. “It often takes six to nine months to lose” maternity pounds, the clinic added in an article published on HuffPost.

SELF, 11 Potential Causes of Those Night Sweats That Leave You Drenched by Nina Bahadur — “Night sweats are severe episodes of excessive sweating that can drench your pajamas and sheets,” internal medicine specialist Keri Peterson, M.D., tells SELF. The episodes are repeated and tied to an underlying medical issue, the Mayo Clinic says, not an outside factor like a sleeping environment that’s too warm. The solution for your night sweats can be completely different depending on the cause, so that’s where you’ve got to start if you want to get to the bottom of your nighttime perspiration.

SELF, Princess Eugenie Shares an X-Ray From Her Childhood Scoliosis Surgery on Instagram by Korin Miller — Princess Eugenie of York regularly posts photos of her family, fiancé, and royal work she does on Instagram. But recently she strayed from her usual social media topics when she shared photos of her X-rays which, she explained, were from a surgery she underwent for scoliosis as a child… However, health conditions like cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy can also cause scoliosis, the Mayo Clinic says… Your doctor will do a physical exam that may involve the use of a device called a scoliometer, which measure’s the symmetry of your torso. The doctor will also likely look for muscle weakness, numbness, and abnormal reflexes, the Mayo Clinic says.

South Florida Reporter, Is Coffee Drinking Part Of A Healthy Diet? — Drinking four cups of strong coffee a day is good for your heart according to a new study from a team of German researchers. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more. Drinking coffee is healthy and might contribute to a longer life, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The population-based study of 500,000 people from UK Biobank reviewed coffee consumption and concluded it can be part of a healthy diet. Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, says coffee can benefit many people who drink it as long as they don’t suffer negative side effects from caffeine. Dr. Hensrud was not involved with the study. “This latest research is consistent with many other previous studies that have reported coffee has many health benefits, including helping people live longer, as in this report,” says Dr. Hensrud.

KGO San Francisco, Study: Ingredient in red wine may help prevent cancer — According to the Mayo Clinic, resveratrol in red wine comes from the skin of grapes used to make wine. Because red wine is fermented with grape skins longer than is white wine, red wine contains more resveratrol. "Simply eating grapes, or drinking grape juice, might be one way to get resveratrol without drinking alcohol," posted the Mayo Clinic on its website.

Twin Cities Business, Mayo Spin-Off Ambient Clinical Analytics Eyes Euro Markets with Dutch Backer by Don Jacobson — Mayo Clinic Business Accelerator tenant Ambient Clinical Analytics has landed a $1.5 million venture financing round and plans to use the proceeds to expand its sales and distribution network into the European market, its CEO says. As in its previous financings, Mayo Clinic Ventures was a participant – not surprising since the digital health start-up was co-founded by five Mayo clinicians using artificial intelligence technology licensed from the Rochester institution for its AWARE Critical Care clinical decision support system.

Star Tribune, DMC board considers highway deck as part of Rochester expansion by Matt McKinney — The city of Rochester wants to know what it would cost to build a deck over a portion of Hwy. 52 as it searches for ways to ease the city's parking woes. If the structure held ramps like those behind Target Center in Minneapolis, it could serve some of the tens of thousands of new employees and new residents expected as the city and the Mayo Clinic expand. The deck idea was one of several raised Thursday morning as Rochester's director of public works, Richard Freese, delivered a transit report two years in the making to the Destination Medical Center Corporation board of directors, the group overseeing a 20-year plan to grow the city as the Mayo Clinic expands.

Conde Nast Traveler, What It’s Really Like to Travel With Alzheimer’s by Cassie Shortsleeve — “From a general brain health perspective, anything that is stimulating to the mind is generally good,” says Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. The “what” of that stimulation varies by person, of course, but visiting museums, learning new cultures, or trying new foods can—for those who enjoy those activities—maximize quality of life. “Mental stimulation is thought to be beneficial for thwarting off the rapid progression of the disease," he says.

HealthDay, AHA: An Uncommon Form of Heart Attack Needs a Second Look — "We have very little data about this population in general and so any good study -- and this is a good one -- that can help add to our understanding is an advance in science," said Dr. Sharonne Hayes, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic who was not involved in the research. "Among those patients who have MINOCA, this study asked, 'What was the cause if it wasn't plaque?' That's important because we may need to treat individuals differently based on the reasons," she said. "This study highlights the fact that younger women do have heart attacks, that the cause is different, and that lifesaving treatments should be sought out right away."

HealthDay, AHA: Former Diving Champ Nearly Missed Signs of Heart Valve Disease — About 2.5 percent of Americans have heart valve disease, which occurs when one or more of the heart valves have been damaged, disrupting blood flow by not opening or closing properly. The condition becomes more prevalent with age, affecting one in 10 people age 75 and older. Because symptoms such as feeling short of breath and fatigue are vague and can come on slowly, they often aren't noticed, said cardiologist Dr. Vuyisile T. Nkomo, director of the Valvular Heart Disease Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Some people, even those with severe valve disease, may have no symptoms, leaving many cases undetected, he said. "If you find yourself unable to keep up with your peers, then something may be wrong," Nkomo said. "It's not just a normal part of aging."

HealthDay, AHA: Using Electricity to Test Your Risk — Dr. Barry Borlaug, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist and medical professor who was not involved in the study, said more research is necessary, but he sees potential for how leg bioimpedance could be used to predict heart failure, particularly among people who lead inactive lifestyles. "A number of people might have the abnormalities in their hearts and lungs that cause symptomatic heart failure, but they don't experience these symptoms because they are so sedentary," said Borlaug, director of Circulatory Failure Research at Mayo Clinic. "Something like this might function like a canary in the coal mine." Borlaug said the findings need to be validated within another population to ensure the results can be reproduced, although he admitted that since there were more than 500,000 patients in the study, "the risk that this finding is spurious or due to play of chance is fairly low."

Post-Bulletin, 'Today, we are together as family' by Randy Petersen — Amid chants of “vote them out,” calls for a variety of political action and even an announcement of a planned 2036 presidential bid, Nusheen Ameenuddin said the Families Belong Together rallies held throughout the nation Saturday weren’t about politics for her peers. “For us, it’s not a political issue,” said the Mayo Clinic pediatrician, who immigrated to the U.S. as a child and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatricians. “This is not a partisan issue. This is an issue about children being harmed.” Citing cases of “toxic stress,” Ameenuddin said separating children from their parents at the border can harm future development, causing brain damage, depression and a lifetime of anxiety and anger issues.

Post-Bulletin, Burn after reading? Not this time by Anne Halliwell — Summer is in full swing and plenty of people are spending all their time in the sun, but are you protecting yourself from those rays? Melanoma accounts for about one percent of all skin cancers in the U.S., but causes most of the skin cancer deaths. Jerry Brewer, a dermatologist with Mayo Clinic, shared tips for detecting — and hopefully avoiding — the dangerous cancer. About 1 in 43 people in the U.S. will get melanoma, Brewer said. It’s a stat that’s nearly doubled in the past 15 years. “It’s estimated that there will be about 178,000 cases of it in 2018,” Brewer said. “9,000 people die every year.”

Post-Bulletin, Week in Photos: 6-29-18 — Mayo Career Immersion Program: High school students get a chance to see Mayo One up close during Mayo Clinic’s career immersion program Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus in Rochester.

KTTC, Doctor's advice for protection in extreme heat conditions by Linda Ha — Summer officially started last week with the summer solstice and forecasts suggest this weekend will be an especially hot one. The heat index—a measure of how hot it feels—could reach triple digits and that could mean trouble for some people. "The extremes of age are always going to be at much higher risk," said Dr. Torrey Laack, an emergency physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. "And there are other conditions as well. People who are overweight or not in as good of a condition are going to be a little bit more susceptible. People that push themselves in the heat a little bit more. Athletes have to be careful, even if they're otherwise healthy, they might not be acclimated. Especially here when we have these extremes where we're not very hot and then we have these very hot days, they may not be prepared for it."

KTTC, Rochester student recognizes scientist for Educator of Distinction award by Linda Ha — Austin McCoy is making his mark as an engineer and an entrepreneur founding a non-profit and a cybersecurity software company before graduating high school. His non-profit, Equal Access Biotechnologies, aims to design low-cost and low-energy lab technology for classrooms and developing countries…As the only Minnesota student selected from roughly 180, 000 applicants, he was also awarded a $20,000 college scholarship. As a recipient, he had to designate one educator who inspired him to recieve the Joseph B. Whitehead Educators of Distinction award. McCoy selected Dr. Chris Pierret, a Mayo Clinic scientist who directs InSciEd Out in Rochester. "Not only did he touch me as an individual, giving me so many different opportunities and just taking me in and matching my curiosity with opportunities that I can pursue. But, I think it's just overall he always pursues stuff in life with passion and he tries to help as many people as possible," said McCoy.

KAAL, 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks Safety — A Mayo Clinic doctor says the 4th of July holiday is when most firework injuries happen. Most of those injuries involve the eyes, "Fireworks are extremely dangerous, and I've seen extensive damage to hands, face, and eyes. From just corneal abrasions all the way to such extensive damage that we have to remove the eyes" said Dr. Jose Pulido. Officials say that firework injuries are responsible for more than 10,000 emergency room visits a year.

KIMT, Summer eye safety something to think about in summer months by Jeremiah Wilcox — In the summertime, we remember to bring bug spray and sunscreen to protect ourselves. Now doctors warn that there's another type of protection you should never forget: sunglasses. Dr. Scott Martinson is an optometrist. He sees patients at his office frequently coming in with damage to their eyes from sun exposure. Dr. Martinson tells me that people are protecting their skin from the sun but not their eyes. “We're a farming community where people are out and in the sun pretty frequently.”

KARE 11, Baby hit by softball returns home by Jessica Hartman — A baby who was hit by a softball is back at home, in the comfort of her mother's arms -- a place her parents weren't sure she'd ever be again. For six weeks, McKenna was at Mayo Clinic children's hospital in Rochester, where her parents couldn't hold her or really, help her at all. On May 2, while at a softball game, McKenna was hit on the head by an overthrown softball. The impact caused a skull fracture and brain bleed. Additional coverage: Post-Bulletin, WCCO, Valley News Live, 10TV

Mankato Free Press, Hospitals, clinics weathering national shingles vaccine shortage by Brian Arola — Local hospitals and clinics report they’ve been able to manage the shortage so far. “We’ve seen a tight supply but right now we’re not too bad at all,” said Dr. Richard Peller, a family medicine physician at Mankato Clinic’s Wickersham Health Campus. “Our supply people think we have about a month and a half yet.” He said he’s hopeful the shortage will be resolved within a few months, but worried interest in the vaccine among patients could dwindle by then.

KEYC Mankato, MIDDAY EXPERT: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine by Sarah Meilner — Jennifer Marr a Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Nurse Practitioner with Mayo Clinic Health System joined KEYC New 12 Midday to talk about the new Mayo Clinic Children's Center. Marr shares about the services that will be available with the new center when it opens on July 2nd.

KEYC Mankato, Fireworks Safety Isn't Only Concern This Holiday by Erika Brooks — "Folks with heart failure or any pre-existing heart condition or anybody over 60 years old is at increased risk to become dehydrated. And then you can get symptoms as simple as feeling kind of weak and tired it can get very severe or you can pass out sometimes you could have neurologic symptoms like numbness, you could have stroke like symptoms and certainly if anything like that occurs you should come to the ER immediately," Dr. Brian Bartlett, an E.R. Physician with Mayo Clinic said.

KEYC Mankato, MIDDAY EXPERT: Extra Need For Blood Donations During Summer — Sheila Hoy with Mayo Clinic Health System - Mankato joined KEYC News 12 Midday to talk about why donating blood during the summer months is so important.

Faribault Daily News, Weight loss success involves dietary modifications, exercise and self-monitoring by Nadar Ali —The goal of dietary therapy is to reduce the total number of calories consumed. Dietary adherence is an important predictor of weight loss, irrespective of the type of diet. We suggest choosing a dietary pattern of healthful foods, such as the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) or the Mediterranean-style diet, rather than focusing on a specific nutrient. — Nadar Ali, M.D. is a family medicine physician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Faribault.

WKBT La Crosse, Doctors remind people to check on elderly, others during extreme heat — "If you do have some loved ones or some friends who are elderly or you know have chronic illness, if they live alone or if there's ever any concern just check in with them especially in times like this because because those are the patients at highest risk," said Dr. Michael Lindeke from Mayo Clinic Health System. Doctors say other high risk populations include children, pregnant women, and people who don't have air conditioning.

WKBT La Crosse, Local health professionals have advice on how to keep kids safe when swimming by Alex Fischer — Mayo Clinic Health System professionals want to remind you that a summer swim can be refreshing, but with waters come responsibilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about two American children die every day from drowning…"Also, taking toys out of the pool: because little kids see their toys and bright colorful things and then they want to try reach for it, and that's when they fall -- and then can result in a drowning if you're not aware," said Dr. Leighann Gooden, a doctor of osteopathic medicine with Mayo Clinic Health System. Local health professionals recommend parents and child-care providers learn CPR, use flotation devices, and never leave a child unsupervised in a swimming environment.

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Coming together by Chris Vetter — African natives in the Chippewa Valley gathered Saturday to share stories, eat ethnic food and listen to music from home. Felix Chukwudelunzu, 60, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, is a native of Nigeria. He earned his degree at Wayne State University in Detroit. He moved to Eau Claire 19 years ago, along with another physician from Nigeria. “When I came here in 1999, it was just me and my friend — there were very few Africans,” Chukwudelunzu said. “Now, we have seven physicians (at Mayo Clinic Health System), just from Nigeria.”

WIZM 1410, Rx for hot days: Stay indoors, stay cool, drink fluids by Mitch Reynolds — Hot. Dangerously hot. Your forecast for the next couple of days. Maybe take it easy, says Michael Lindeke, a resident at Mayo in La Crosse. Especially during the hottest parts of the day. "The easiest way to avoid getting in trouble with this kind of heat is obviously to stay inside if you've got access to air conditioning," Lindeke said. "Certainly, if you don't have a good reason to go outside...don't go out and go for a run in this kind of weather."

CAP Today, Pharmacogenomics advocates make case for wider use by William Check, Ph.D. — Use of pharmacogenomic testing is still limited, despite ample research, the existence of guidelines, and the emerging evidence it can help patients. Panels can be costly and insurance coverage variable, and providers need guidance—from pharmacists, the lab, decision support alerts—in knowing what and when to order and in understanding the results. Plus, patients move. “We have to have the information readily available when a patient needs it. It can be challenging to have our EHR provide results as patients move,” says Ann M. Moyer, MD, PhD, assistant professor of laboratory medicine and pathology and co-director, Personalized Genomics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Korea Biomedical Review, ‘Myongji shares Mayo’s value and vision’ by Lee Han-Soo — Myongji Hospital’s joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN) early this week has opened a new horizon for Koreans seeking excellent healthcare service without leaving the country, medical experts here agree. With the accord, Korean patients can receive, directly and indirectly, medical care from the Mayo Clinic, a world-renowned institution in the United States.

MedPage Today, Migraines Can Put Strain on Family Ties by Liz Highleyman — Results from the CaMEO study showed that having chronic migraine influences decisions about when to get married and whether to have children. Another study found that a parents migraines have an impact on children's well-being and parent-child relationships…"Both studies illustrate the fact that migraine is a pervasive disease -- it doesn't just affect the person suffering from migraine, but also their families. I think it also illustrates a bigger societal problem that we have about stigma and the need to educate the general public about what migraine is and the impact it has on so many people," AHS session moderator Rashmi Halker, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix told MedPage Today.

MedPage Today, Comorbidities Can Help Predict Migraine Progression by Liz Highleyman — Compared with the low comorbidities subgroup, those in the high comorbidities group were 5.3 times more likely to develop new onset chronic migraine over the course of a year after, adjusting for demographic factors only…These results represent a step toward more individualized treatment for people with migraine. "We can see how this work can lead us into an era of precision medicine for migraine," said ASH session moderator Todd Schwedt, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.

KWTV, "Cold Cap" Helping Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair During Chemo — A new process called cold cap therapy is helping more cancer patients keep their hair during chemotherapy. “We have a lot of medication that can help alleviate most of the side effects [of chemo],” said Dr. Saranya Chumsri. “But hair loss is one of the most dreadful side effects of chemotherapy that there is no medication that can prevent that.” Doctors at the Mayo Clinic say hair loss treatment changed recently with cold cap therapy. “Cold cap works by constricting blood vessels and it helps limit how much chemotherapy flow to the hair follicle,” said Chumsri.  “It helps prevent hair loss during the chemotherapy treatment.”

WFMY News, Heat-Related Illnesses | Heat Exhaustion vs Heatstroke: Symptoms and Treatment — Heat exhaustion is the precursor to heatstroke and is a direct result of the body overheating. According to Mayo Clinic, heat exhaustion is identifiable by heavy sweating, rapid pulse, dizziness, fatigue, cool, moist skin with goose bumps when in the heat, muscle cramps, nausea and headache. These symptoms may develop over time or come on suddenly, especially during or following periods of prolonged exercise.

Medical Daily, 4 Healthiest Non-Dairy Alternatives To Cow's Milk by Sadhana Bharanidharan — 1. Soy Milk: There has been some debate in the medical community on whether soy consumption should be limited in the case of hypothyroidism. However, there is no evidence to suggest soy should be completely avoided. Dr. Todd B. Nippoldt from the Mayo Clinic recommended waiting for around four hours after taking thyroid medication to consume any products that contain soy.

Bustle, 10 Foods That Are Mostly Water To Help You Survive The Summer Heatwave by Brandi Neal — "Hot, humid weather increases the amount you sweat and the amount of fluid you lose," the Mayo Clinic noted on its website. "When it's hot and humid, your risk of dehydration and heat illness increases. That's because when the air is humid, sweat can't evaporate and cool you as quickly as it normally does, and this can lead to an increased body temperature and the need for more fluids."

iNews, Pre-eclampsia in pregnancy indicator of hardened arteries in later life by Jane Clinton — “We’ve found that pre-eclampsia continues to follow mothers long after the birth of their child,” says Vesna Garovic of the Mayo Clinic Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. “The good news is that we can use these findings to apply earlier interventions for risk factors before cardiovascular disease presents.” Using health records from the Rochester Epidemiology Project – a collaboration of southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin health care facilities – the research team identified 40 postmenopausal women with histories of pre-eclampsia and 40 women with normotensive, or normal blood pressure, pregnancy histories.

Daily Mail, Swimmers do NOT need to wait half-an-hour after eating to hit the water: Doctor insists there is no evidence the old wives' tale increases the risk of drowning by Alexandra Thompson — According to Dr Michael Boniface, from The Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, there is no evidence that allowing 30-to-60 minutes to digest food reduces people's risk of drowning. Speaking on the Mayo Minute podcast, he said: 'The old feeling was that, after you eat, some of the blood may be diverted to your gut so that you can digest, diverting the bloodstream away from your arms and legs and you may get tired or fatigued, and be more likely to drown. 'We know now that really there is no scientific basis for that recommendation. 'You may end up with some stomach cramping or a muscle cramp, but this is not a dangerous activity to routinely enjoy.'

Men’s Health, How to Stay Safe During the Brutal Heat Wave and Prevent Heat Exhaustion by Melissa Matthews — Anyone who shows signs of heat stroke should seek medical attention right away. The Mayo Clinic recommends taking a cold shower or cooling off with ice packs in an area safe from the sun while waiting for help.

Express UK, Arthritis pain: Three most important exercises you must do to prevent joint pain by Luke Andrews — The Mayo Clinic suggests swimming to help relieve symptoms. “Low impact exercises like stationary or recumbent bicycles, elliptical traders, or exercise in the water help keep joint stress low while you move,” said the Clinic on its website. It recommends joining a local pool exercise class, also known as a hydrotherapy class, to help with the symptoms.

Medical Daily, Is Honey Good For Your Health? by Sadhana Bharanidharan — 4. An effective cough remedy. "Drinking tea or warm lemon water mixed with honey is a time-honored way to soothe a sore throat," wrote Dr. James M. Steckelberg from the Mayo Clinic. "But honey alone may be an effective cough suppressant, too." In one study from 2007, honey was found to provide significant relief to children who were facing difficulties in sleeping due to nighttime coughs. Most parents rated it as the best form of treatment among the options provided by the researchers.

Becker’s Hospital Review, 5 most popular health IT stories in June 2018 by Jessica Kim Cohen — 4. Mayo Clinic pulls off 25k-user Epic go-live: 3 questions with the consulting firm that helped them do it. Jason Huckabay, executive vice president of operational delivery at HCI Group, spoke with Becker's Hospital Review about how the health IT consulting and technology solutions firm helped Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic plan for one of the nation's largest Epic EHR implementations to date.

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