Complementary/Alternative Medicine

June 28, 2012

Trying To Figure Out If a Nontraditional Approach to Wellness Works For You

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Your body’s ability to heal itself is a guiding principle of integrative medicine. That doesn’t mean you can’t help it along a bit. “The world is moving on from this idea that you either take the conventional approach or you take the CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) approach,” says Brent Bauer, medical editor for “The […]

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Tags: Chicago Tribune, complementary and alternative medicine approach, Dr. Brent Bauer, Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine


June 21, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Chemotherapy, Chicago Tribune, Dr. James A. Levine, Dr. John Black, Dr. John Noseworthy, Esther H. Krych, Florida Times-Union, ginseng, government funding


June 8, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 8, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Wall […]

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Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago Sun-Times, Dr. Issam Moussa, Dr. James O'Keefe, Dr. Joseph Mikhael, Dr. Mary O'Connor, Dr. Vincent Rajkumar, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, ESPN The Magazine, Genentech, ginseng, HealthDay


May 2, 2012

Eating Berries Linked to Delay in Cognitive Decline

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Increased consumption of blueberries and strawberries appears to slow cognitive decline in older women, according to an analysis of data from the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS)…Commenting on this study for Medscape Medical News, David Knopman, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Neurology, agreed that the study […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, Dr. David Knopman, Medscape, Medscape Medical News, Nurses' Health Study


May 1, 2012

Supporters Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana In Md. Will Help Save Lives

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Despite repeated pleas from people suffering from diseases like cancer, multiple sclerosis, AIDS and glaucoma, each year Maryland lawmakers refuse to allow them to buy it here legally. “We don’t want to be considered a criminal,” said TV personality Montel Williams…An outspoken advocate, Williams uses it to relieve symptoms of multiple sclerosis…Williams says the National […]

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Tags: CBS Baltimore, medical marijuana, Montel Williams, National Institute on Drug Abuse


March 23, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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March 23, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: cancer immunotherapy, Dr. Bryan Taylor, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Peter Gloviczki, Fox News, Gonda Building, HealthDay, Jane Belau, Landow Atrium, LifeSource, Mayo Collaborative Services, melanoma


March 18, 2012

Learn More About Alternative Medicine

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Alternative medicine is playing a big role in modern medicine. Acupuncture, animal therapy, massage and yoga can all complement traditional medicine. That is why Mayo Clinic will be providing services and education at the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Event.   KARE 11    3/18/12       

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Tags: Complementary and Integrative Medicine event


March 18, 2012

Music Becoming a Greater Part Easing Physical Pain

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Judith Ritchie unlocked her office at the Sammons Cancer Center and carefully gathered the instruments that she determined would best serve her patients in the oncology unit.An American Indian flute. A plucked psaltery or lap harp…Dr. Brent Bauer, Professor of medicine and director of the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, […]

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Tags: Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, Dr. Brent Bauer, Sammons Cancer Center


March 9, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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March 9, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: Andy McMonigle, Cardiovascular Peptides and Myocardial Infarction, coronary artery disease, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, David L. Brown, Dr. Chet Rihal, Dr. Horng Chen, Dr. James Levine, Dr. John Burnett, Dr. Leslie Sim, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, iPad


February 27, 2012

Kombucha tea: Friend or foe?

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Since the ‘90s when it first gained recognition as a cure-all for ailments for everything from cancer to graying hair, kombucha tea has continued to gain popularity despite minimal scientific validation and potential risks.  Now commercially available through a variety of national and regional distributors, including Whole Foods and Safeway, kombucha tea has become a […]

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Tags: cure-all for ailments, Dr. Brent Bauer, holistic medicine, kombucha tea, Safeway, Whole Foods


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