Items Tagged ‘cholla cactus’

February 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 15, 2019

By Emily Blahnik

STAT, New voices at patients’ bedsides: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple by Casey Ross — Mayo Clinic, one of the pioneers of voice in health care, built an Alexa-enabled program to deliver first aid instructions to consumers. More recently, it has begun piloting the use of the technology to deliver post-discharge instructions to patients recovering […]

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Tags: Alexa, alzheimer's disease, Amy Klobuchar, Barney Barnhart, black history month, blood sugar, Carson Wentz, Cathy Deimeke, cholla cactus, CREST, Criss Ross, Donna Marathon

February 8, 2019

Verify: Can a ‘jumping’ cholla cactus kill you?

By Karl Oestreich

KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix If you’ve grown up or lived in Arizona you’ve been around cholla cactus. But what happens if walk into one and the barb cuts the skin? We verify how dangerous these cacti are.  Dr. Stephen Traub from Mayo Clinic emergency medicine gives his insights. Reach: KPNX-TV is the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. Its […]

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Tags: cholla cactus, Dr. Stephen Traub, emergency medicine, KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix

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