Items Tagged ‘Canada’

June 3, 2016

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   NBC News Too Fat to Fight: Is the Obesity Crisis […]

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Tags: 3D technology, ABC News, Albert Lea Tribune, alzheimer's disease, alzheimers, Becker's Hospital News, biobank, biopsy, Canada, cancer drugs, Cancer.net, Carlsen twins



April 25, 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 Kingman Daily Miner Mayo Clinic tour starts in […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC News, ABC15, Albert Lea, Albert Lea Tribune, American Academy of Neurology, American Migraine Foundation, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anatlitica, Anchorage Daily News, anti-aging practices, anti-inflammatory medicine


March 21, 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 WCCO Health Watch: A Promising At-Home Colon Cancer […]

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Tags: 12NewsArizona, 13ABC.com, 13ABC.com (Toledo), 2013 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award and Dr. Richard DeRemee, 5 key questions to ask before surgery, ABC News, ABC15 in Arizona, ABC6, ABC6 (Knoxville), ACA, acid reflux, Affordable care act


February 6, 2012

The gift of innovation: A former Avro engineer’s $30M donation to McMaster’s Stem Cell and Cancer Research wing

By Mystery User

Owen Boris, as a young engineer, was a technically savvy worker who lost his job when the Avro program ended; he returned to Hamilton where he started installing television antennae for neighbours. From there he built a modern high-speed Internet, telephone and cable company that he sold in 2009 for an estimated $300 million…Mr. Boris […]

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Tags: Avro, Canada, Dr. Kelton, Hamilton, Owen Boris


December 8, 2011

Gov’t spending millions on out-of-country medical treatments

By Mystery User

So far this year, 24 Saskatchewan residents have been approved for out-of-country medical treatment. Coverage for elective services outside of Canada is only considered in exceptional circumstances and must have prior approval from the Ministry of Health… The ministry gets numerous requests from residents to go to the Mayo Clinic. Before a Saskatchewan resident qualifies […]

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Tags: Canada


December 3, 2009

Cross-border care

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Record numbers of Ontarians are being sent to the U.S. by their government for routine health care that should be available at home.   At 34, Lisa Nancarrow was told her only option was to go home and prepare to die…T   hat was until her family found a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Canada, clinical trial, Ontario


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