Items Tagged ‘baby boomers’

February 7, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      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 Star Tribune Block E to […]

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October 11, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    October 11, 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: AARP Blog, alzheimer's disease, anorexia nervosa, baby boomers, Bryan Anderson, bulimia nervosa, cataract surgery, CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity, concussions, Dan Barreiro


September 20, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    September 20, 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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March 15, 2013

Why Do My Knees Hurt?

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Another reason some boomers may be seeking help, often asking about knee replacement surgery, is that they have greater expectations of their bodies. Once, people did not see a doctor until they could barely get around. “Now patients will say: ‘I can’t exercise. I can’t ride my stationary bike or regular bike or go for […]

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Tags: baby boomers, Dr. Mark Pagnano, knee replacement, New York Times, surgery


July 23, 2012

Joint Replacement on the Rise in Arizona

By Mystery User

Baby Boomers are refusing to be sidelined. They want to be in the game of life and be pain-free. But the weekend-warrior mindset that has many participating in all sorts of rigorous athletic endeavors is contributing to a spike in hip and knee replacements at Valley hospitals, health officials say…”If you look at the stuff […]

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Tags: Arizona Republic, baby boomers, Dr. Christopher Beauchamp, joint replacement


July 20, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 20, 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 USA […]

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Tags: ABC News, Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Association International Conference, alzheimer's disease, Arizona Republic, baby boomers, Dr. Berger, Dr. David Knopman, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Wyatt Decker, identifying Alzheimer's patients, Jayson Werth


May 21, 2012

CDC Considering Recommending Hepatitis C Test for Boomers

By Mystery User

It’s a “silent epidemic,” an “unrecognized health crisis,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And it’s affecting 2.1 million baby boomers in the United States. The CDC announced Friday that it is considering recommending Hepatitis C testing for everyone born between 1945 and 1965. Currently the CDC recommends this testing only for […]

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Tags: baby boomers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CNN, Hepatitis C


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


February 10, 2012

Nearly 1 in 20 US adults over 50 have fake knees

By Mystery User

…Doctors know the number of knee replacement operations has surged in the past decade, especially in baby boomers. But until now, there was no good fix on the total number of people living with them. The estimate is important because it shows that a big segment of the population might need future knee-related care, said […]

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Tags: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, baby boomers, Dr. Daniel Berry, knee replacement operations


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