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Apr 20, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 20, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
New York Times, Explainer: What Are Coronavirus Antibody Tests?Los Angeles Times, Malaria drugs fail to help coronavirus patients in controlled studiesAssociated Press, No plan in sight: Test troubles cloud Trump recovery effortYahoo!, Pregnant women with coronavirus: New study finds majority were ‘asymptomatic’Yahoo! Finance, 'From a safety point of view, a [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 20, 2020
Apr 17, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 17, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
CNBC, Mayo Clinic CEO discusses potential of plasma donations for treating Covid-19Associated Press, Trump, aides float outlier theory on origins of coronavirus. Additional coverage: ABC News, Arizona ABC 15, New York Times, Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Florida Times-Union, Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionAssociated Press, Dr. Elvis cuts EP to aid COVID-19 fund. Additional [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 17, 2020
Apr 15, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 15, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
NBC News, A desperate scramble as COVID-19 families vie for access to plasma therapyABC News, Head lice drug emerges as potential coronavirus treatment, studies showFOX News, Florida Mayo Clinic using autonomous vehicles to transport coronavirus tests. Additional coverage: Clean Technica, Tech Republic, Inside Unmanned SystemsWashington Post, Our screen-time rules don’t [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 15, 2020
Apr 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 13, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
Associated Press, Mayo Clinic announces across-the board pay cuts, furloughs. Additional coverage: Rochester Post-Bulletin, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Jacksonville Business Journal, News4Jax, Action News Jax, Florida Times-Union, Arizona Republic, MinnPost, Inforum, Becker’s Hospital Review, Faribault Daily News, KTOE-Radio, KAAL, KTTC, FOX 47, MPR News, Bemidji Pioneer, Star Tribune, Mankato Free [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 13, 2020
Apr 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 10, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
ABC News, Could a simple blood test for COVID-19 antibodies help reopen the economy?ABC News, Shelter in place does not mean shelter on the couch: How to stay healthy when COVID-19 shelteringWall Street Journal, What Does a Coronavirus Peak in New York MeanWashington Post, ‘Screen time’ has gone from sin [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 10, 2020
Apr 8, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 8, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
CNBC, Mayo Clinic CEO says convalescent plasma could be effective treatment for coronavirusFOX News, Mayo Clinic launches trials of blood test to detect who has recovered and might have immunity to coronavirusFOX Business, Potential coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine comes with cardiac risk: Mayo Clinic genetic cardiologist. Additional coverage: MSN, Yahoo! FinanceNBC [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 8, 2020
Apr 6, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 6, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
Washington Post, Inside the coronavirus testing failure: Alarm and dismay among the scientists who sought to help by Shawn Boburg, Robert O'Harrow Jr., Neena Satija and Amy Goldstein — The Mayo Clinic created its first-ever rapid response team. A third of the 15 members were devoted solely to the FDA’s [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 News Media Coverage for April 6, 2020
Apr 3, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 3, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
CBS News, Mayo Clinic CEO says group working to predict potential coronavirus hotspots — Dr. Gianrico Farrugia admitted that there is "no direct end in sight" for fight against COVID-19. Additional coverage: Post-Bulletin, Med City Beat ABC News, Chloroquine: Coronavirus savior or the Wild West of medicine? by Dr. Delaram [...]
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 3, 2020
Mar 27, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 27, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
ABC News, Doctors tell the story behind their viral rendition of John Lennon's 'Imagine': 'Music goes places that medicine can't go' by Allie Yang — Two doctors whose stirring rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” is going viral say they hope it brings people some comfort in this time of uncertainty. Drs. Elvis L. Francois and William [...]
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 27, 2020
Mar 20, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 20, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
CNBC, Mayo Clinic CEO assures ‘there’s a significant supply of ventilators’ — Mayo Clinic CEO Gianrico Farrugia said Wednesday the U.S. could have enough ventilators to treat critical COVID-19 patients if Americans take social distancing seriously enough. “There’s a significant supply of ventilators. They may not always be in the [...]
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 20, 2020
Mar 20, 2020

Mayo Clinic rolls out fast-tracked COVID-19 test

By Karl Oestreich @KarlWOestreich
Star Tribuneby Christopher SnowbeckThe Mayo Clinic has begun rolling out a test to detect the virus that causes COVID-19, a development that comes as concerns build that a lack of testing capacity could thwart a robust response to the outbreak. Mayo’s large commercial lab in Rochester is one of several [...]
Mayo Clinic rolls out fast-tracked COVID-19 test
Mar 20, 2020

Nurses screening patients for coronavirus step outside to a rainbow, 'a sign of hope'

By Karl Oestreich @KarlWOestreich
USA Todayby Adrianna Rodriguez“A sign of hope.” That’s how the Mayo Clinic in Arizona interpreted a rainbow that appeared over health professionals who were screening patients for COVID-19. A photo of the natural phenomenon went viral after the Mayo Clinic posted it on their Facebook page garnering more 2,700 likes [...]
Nurses screening patients for coronavirus step outside to a rainbow, 'a sign of hope'
Mar 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 13, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
ABC News, How hospitals can handle an influx of patients with COVID-19 by Delaram J. Taghipour and Vinayak Kumar — Dr. Pritish Tosh, the medical director for Emergency Management at the Mayo Clinic, said “it is common for most major hospitals to have plans in place in case of any [...]
Mar 13, 2020

How hospitals can handle an influx of patients with COVID-19

By Kelley Luckstein @KelleyLuckstein
ABC Newsby Delaram J. Taghipour and Vinayak Kumar Dr. Pritish Tosh, the medical director for Emergency Management at the Mayo Clinic, said “it is common for most major hospitals to have plans in place in case of any crises that arise or may occur.” With COVID-19 that crisis may be around the corner…The public [...]
How hospitals can handle an influx of patients with COVID-19
Mar 13, 2020

The Stress--and Stress Relief--of the Gym During Coronavirus

By Kelley Luckstein @KelleyLuckstein
Wall Street Journal by Jen Murphy Gregory Poland, director of the Vaccine Research Group at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says the gym isn’t necessarily riskier than any other communal area, but people should remain vigilant. His tactic at the gym has been to use hand sanitizer—at least 60% alcohol-based—liberally every time he touches a [...]
The Stress--and Stress Relief--of the Gym During Coronavirus
Mar 13, 2020

Clinic aims to help parents and kids deal with concussions

By Kelley Luckstein @KelleyLuckstein
Arizona ABC 15by Nohelani Graf The doctors at Mayo like to refer to it as the "Return to Play Clinic" to help set positive goals for injured athletes. Specialists there help patients regain their balance, motor function, thinking skills, and they work to reshape how we prioritize brain health. "We all trust every time [...]
Clinic aims to help parents and kids deal with concussions
Mar 12, 2020

Here's Why Health Experts Want to Stop Daylight-Saving Time

By Kelley Luckstein @KelleyLuckstein
Wall Street Journal by Sumathi Reddy Muhammad Adeel Rishi, a pulmonologist and sleep physician at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Wisconsin, is the lead author of a daylight-saving time position statement that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine intends to publish this year. About half-a-dozen studies have found a 5% to 15% increased risk of [...]
Here's Why Health Experts Want to Stop Daylight-Saving Time
Mar 12, 2020

Cameras keep families close to newborns

By Kelley Luckstein @KelleyLuckstein
Star Tribune by Brian Arola Dianna Heinze hasn't gone far from her baby, Livia, since the newborn arrived. But Livia's birth six weeks early means she'll remain in the hospital after her mother returns home soon. Newly installed technology means Heinze and her family can keep an eye on her daughter even if she can't be [...]
Cameras keep families close to newborns
Mar 6, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 6, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
TIME, You Can Learn a Lot About Yourself From a DNA Test. Here's What Your Genes Cannot Tell You by Libby Copeland — …What is a consumer to believe? A few years ago, Helix, originally a spin-out of genomics giant Illumina (which makes many of the chips and machines used [...]
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 6, 2020
Mar 5, 2020

How to prepare for the Coronavirus

By Karl Oestreich @KarlWOestreich
Wall Street Journalby Sumathi ReddyRight now the odds are far greater that your cold or fever is caused by influenza or another respiratory disease, says Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group in Rochester, Minn. He notes that the fewer-than-100 cases in the U.S. compares to some [...]
How to prepare for the Coronavirus
Mar 5, 2020

Three women reunite after life-changing procedure

By Karl Oestreich @KarlWOestreich
KAALby Talia MilavetzThree women reunited this week for the first time since a life-changing procedure connected them forever.  Their story started with Dexter native Abby Rossow learning she needed a new kidney at just 21 years old.  …In the meantime, they were both placed on Mayo Clinic’s paired donation list.  [...]
Three women reunite after life-changing procedure
Mar 5, 2020

Dr. Joseph Sirven: How hard is it for patients to access their electronic medical records?

By Karl Oestreich @KarlWOestreich
KJZZ Phoenixby Lauren GilgerKJZZ’s medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven joined The Show to explain the issue surrounding EMRs. Reach: KJZZ-FM, 91.5, is a commercial station owned by Maricopa Community Colleges in the Tempe, AZ area. The format of the station is news and jazz. Context: Joseph Sirven, M.D. is a Mayo Clinic neurologist. Dr. Sirven's research pertains [...]
Dr. Joseph Sirven: How hard is it for patients to access their electronic medical records?
Mar 5, 2020

Mayo Clinic connects families with infants in special care with innovative baby monitors

By Karl Oestreich @KarlWOestreich
KEYC Mankatoby Bernadette HeierNewborn infants admitted to the Special Care Nursery can sometimes be there from weeks to months before getting to go home. That’s why the Mayo Clinic Health System — Mankato campus installed a technology that helps families stay connected, to their littlest members. Premature babies are often [...]
Mayo Clinic connects families with infants in special care with innovative baby monitors
Feb 28, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 28, 2020

By Emily Blahnik @eblahnik
Los Angeles Times, Medical experts decline to endorse cognitive screening for older adults by Judith Graham — Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, cautioned that doctors shouldn’t be discouraged from evaluating older patients’ memory and thinking. “It would be a mistake if physicians didn’t [...]
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 28, 2020
Feb 27, 2020

Maltese abroad: the president and CEO of Mayo Clinic

By Karl Oestreich @KarlWOestreich
Times of Maltaby Claudia ScavuzzoGianrico Farrugia has been a physician with Mayo Clinic for over 30 years. His medical background is in genomics and gastrointestinal disorders. In 2015, Dr Farrugia became vice president of Mayo Clinic and CEO of the Florida branch, leading a staff of over 6,400 people. In [...]
Maltese abroad: the president and CEO of Mayo Clinic
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