Items Tagged ‘Chippewa Valley’

January 25, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 25, 2019

By Emily Blahnik

New York Times, Spinal Fractures Can Be Terribly Painful. A Common Treatment Isn’t Helping by Gina Kolata — Scientists warned osteoporosis patients on Thursday to avoid two common procedures used to shore up painful fractures in crumbling spines. The treatments, which involve injecting bone cement into broken vertebrae, relieve pain no better than a placebo does, […]

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Tags: affordable housing, AliveCor, alkaline water, alzheimer's disease, biomarkers, Bradly Prigge, brain disease, carillon, Center for Individualized Medicine, Chippewa Valley, colds, Colorectal Cancer

June 20, 2012

Mayo Clinic Health System Program Teaches Kids Safety Awareness


Personal safety was one of many interactive lessons employed during Mayo Clinic Heath System’s free daylong Safety Camp on Tuesday in Chippewa Falls. Megan Close, a licensed practical nurse in family medicine at Mayo Clinic Health System-Chippewa Valley in Chippewa Falls, said new topics were taught for the first time at the camp, including personal […]

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Tags: Chippewa Valley, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, personal safety, Safety Camp

February 29, 2012

Warm winter could be making children sick


This unseasonably warm winter we’ve been having has been nice, but doctors say it could be leading to a huge influx in very sick kids in the Chippewa Valley. Pediatricians at Mayo Clinic Health System say the past few weeks they’ve seen a spike in upper respiratory illnesses like RSV and pneumonia, and they theorize […]

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Tags: Chippewa Valley, pneumonia, RSV, unseasonably warm winter, upper respiratory illnesses

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