Executive Health

October 18, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    October 18, 2013 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 […]

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Tags: ABC-15, Adderall, advisory board, Alyson Gonzalez, alzheimer's disease, Ambien, American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, Brian Kilen, Bryan Anderson, Cancer, Cardiology, Carol Benson


August 2, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    August 2, 2013 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 […]

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Tags: Baton Rouge, bipolar disorder, Boston, Dr. Mark Frye, eating disorders, Health24, HealthDay, Info7, Journal of Affective Disorders, KBMT Texas, KCEN Texas, KCTV Kansas City


February 1, 2012

Keep your eyes on the big health picture

By Mystery User

As your 2012 calendar starts to fill, think about making appointments for health screenings you know family members need this year…Making those personal evaluations with a doctor is even more crucial in the face of new findings, such as recent research from the National Cancer Institute that showed no benefit, and possible harm, from annual […]

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Tags: Deborah Rhodes, National Cancer Institute, PSA screenings


January 30, 2012

Editorial: Thumbs To Mayo Clinic Health System.

By Mystery User

Getting a new website is a big deal. Getting a new website and having it done right is an even bigger deal. The new website of the Mayo Clinic Health System is clean and easy to navigate. It integrates all of the health system’s locations, from Adams to Wells. Users can look up the doctors […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System, mayoclinichealthsystem.org, new website


October 12, 2011

Direct-to-Consumer Gene Tests Cause Little Anxiety

By Mystery User

With private companies marketing genetic tests — which measure people’s risk for certain diseases — directly to patients, concerns have risen about people’s ability to handle that information on their own… “We looked for evidence of increased concern about disease based solely on genetic risk, and then whether the concern resulted in changes in health […]

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April 2, 2010

Sleep Tight – The Importance of Sleep

By Mystery User

“Sleep well.” “Get a good night’s sleep.” “Let me sleep on it.” Common advice and expressions attest to the importance of sleep. Here, director of Mayo Clinic’s Executive Health Program, Michael A. Covalciuc, M.D., M.P.H., discusses how catching zzz’s is vital to one’s health.   The amount of sleep needed varies by individual. Many people […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Covalciuc, Executive Health, sleep


March 2, 2010

There’s more to men’s health than a prostate check

By barb-caldeira barb-caldeira

There’s more to men’s health than a prostate check.   And you may even find that some of these steps to a healthy spring can be accomplished in ways – such as feasting on fiber-rich shrimp-topped pizza – that you’ll be eager to try.   Get an executive physical   A comprehensive physical exam cuts […]

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December 10, 2009

Mayo Clinic teams with Jacksonville University in Executive MBA program

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

MBA students at Jacksonville University will soon get another type of education added to their curriculum: How to take care of themselves.   Starting next year, those enrolled in the Executive MBA program will also take part in Mayo Clinic’s Executive Health Program…   They don’t take care of themselves,” said J. West Paul, chairman […]

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Tags: Executive Health Program, Executive MBA program


October 16, 2009

Body of Evidence

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Executive physicals have long been considered a perk that’s also necessary for the health of corporate leaders. But some critics say they’re ineffective — not to mention inequitable.   The CEO’s stress test revealed nothing abnormal. But because of his family history and other risk factors, clinicians looked at the calcium in his coronary arteries, […]

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Tags: executive physicals


October 7, 2009

Healthy, wealthy and wise

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

In this new world of the ever-vanishing corporate perk, the executive physical, that comprehensive check-up prized by decision-makers because it spares them time-consuming waits in doctors’ offices, remains popular…   At the Cleveland Clinic in Florida, Dr. José M. Muñiz, an internist who runs the hospital’s program, acknowledges the field may have taken a slight […]

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