Items Tagged ‘Acute Flaccid Myelitis’

January 4, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 4, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, Need a new diet this new year? Here’s out to pick one and stick with it by Brett Molina — Focus on small changes at first: Angie Murad, a wellness dietitian with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, said the key to choosing a diet is making sure it’s sustainable. One way to […]

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Tags: acne, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, alcohol, Angie Murad, Anita Bissinger, arthritis, balance, bed rest, Bill Henrichs, BioFire, cancer treatment, Chad Corey


November 29, 2018

What Is acute flaccid myelitis?

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Wisconsin Public Radio by Colleen Leahy Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, is an extremely rare illness that causes muscle weakness and paralysis. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that less than two in a million children will contract AFM every year. But there’s been an uptick in cases over the past several years, and there […]

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Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Dr. Marc Patterson, Wisconsin Public Radio


October 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 26, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Harvard Business Review, Lessons from Mayo Clinic’s Redesign of Stroke Care by W. David Freeman — Facing escalating costs of medications and technology, health care patients and providers in the United States continue to search for opportunities to reduce overall costs while maintaining and improving health care outcomes. At the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Stroke Center […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, asthma, bariatric surgery, Chip Duncan, Christine Feller, contact lenses, COPD, dementia, destination medical center, diet, DMC


October 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, ‘We lived like we were Wall Street’ by DeNeen L. Brown — Before it was destroyed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood was one of the most affluent black communities in the country. It was known as “Black Wall Street” because of its concentrated wealth…“At the time of the riot, there were […]

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Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, All of Us, alzheimer's disease, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotic resistance, breastfeeding, c-section, Chad Pennington, Charles Rosen, cough medicine, croup, dental health


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