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February 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    February 15, 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 News, alzheimer's disease, american heart association, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bemidji Pioneer, Business Insider, Cardiology, CBS, CBS News, Chad Hartman, destination medical center, DMC


December 21, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    December 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. This week’s report covers two weeks of highlights because we were unable to publish last week due to technical difficulties. This will be the last news summary of 2012. Our first report of 2013 will be […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, C. diff, chest compression-only CPR, chest compressions, cluster headache, concussion, concussion testing, CPR, doctor shortage, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick


October 15, 2012

7 Behaviors Cut Cardiac Deaths, Few Adopt Them

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Having more of seven heart-healthy behaviors translates to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease, but few people meet all of them, researchers found. In a prospective study, those who met three to four of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart-health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who […]

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Tags: american heart association, cardiovascular disease, Dr. Enrique Artero, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MedPage Today, Simple Seven initiative, University of South Carolina


October 4, 2012

Smartphones Deemed Kosher for Telemedicine, Says Mayo Study

By Mystery User

Smartphones in telemedicine have more than a few things right, according to a new Mayo Clinic study that highlights both their efficacy and quality in capturing medical images to evaluate stroke patients. The study, published in the Sept. issue of Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association, is the first to test the effectiveness […]

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Tags: american heart association, Dr Bart Demaerschalk, Healthcare IT News, Smartphones, stroke, Telemedicine, teleradiology


June 27, 2012

Natural Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

By Mystery User

People with hypertension often need several medications to control blood pressure. But lifestyle changes can ratchet it down too, and maybe even eliminate the need for drugs… Exercise more By following current guidelines on exercise—30 minutes a day, most days a week—you can bring down your blood pressure significantly, says Gerald Fletcher, MD, a cardiologist […]

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Tags: american heart association, blood pressure, Dr. Gerald Fletcher, Hypertension, Peace FM Online


May 22, 2012

Hands-Only CPR; What to Know

By Mystery User

The American Heart Association has been pushing a campaign for hands only CPR.  Hands only, meaning push hard and fast on a person’s chest if they have gone into a cardiac arrest. But does it really work? If so, when should it be used?… “Hands only or compression only CPR is just as effective as […]

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Tags: american heart association, Dr. Roger White, hands only CPR, KTTC


May 15, 2012

Baby Boomers Can Expect More Strokes

By Mystery User

Stroke, the fifth-leading cause of death in Florida according to the American Heart Association, is expected to continue to rise among baby boomers. In Florida, the number of stroke-related deaths has been declining but remains 28 percent of stroke victims. Ten years ago, that number was 47 percent, according to the Center for Disease Control. […]

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Tags: american heart association, baby boomers, Boca Grand Talk, Lesia Mooney, stroke


March 16, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

March 16, 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: american heart association, American Joint Replacement Registry, Andrew Calvin, Coborn Cancer Center, Dr. David Hayes, Dr. David Lewallen, Dr. James Levine, Dr. Robert Smallridge, Dr. Virend Somers, parade, Rickey Carter, Star Tribune


February 3, 2012

New Heart Failure Risks: Fractures and Memory Problems

By Mystery User

Two new studies shine a light on some lesser known consequences of heart failure: fractures and memory problems. About 5 million people in the U.S. have heart failure, according to the American Heart Association…Martha Grogan, MD, says the new studies tell us two important things about heart failure that we didn’t know before.  Now “we […]

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Tags: american heart association, fractures, heart failure, Martha Grogan, Mayo Medical School, memory problems


January 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Summary

By Mystery User

January 19, 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 benedett.whitney@mayo.edu 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: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, american heart association, Bill Clinton, Cholera, Dr. John Wilson, Dr. Michael Stuart, Dr. Raymond Gibbons, Dr. Richard Hurt, Dr. Ron Petersen, Dr. Victor Montori, Dr. Yogish Kudva


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