Items Tagged ‘cold weather’

February 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, Daily exercise, even just a brisk walk, has been shown to lower blood pressure by William B. Farquhar — Often, there are no signs or symptoms of hypertension, which is why it is referred to as the “silent killer.” Even among adults who have been diagnosed with hypertension, nearly half do not have […]

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Tags: Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Breast Cancer, cognitive decline, cold, cold weather, CPR, Cybersecurity, destination medical center, diet, DMC


February 17, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 17, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      Vox, How many calories Olympians eat by Julia Belluz — While it may be true that Olympians sometimes cut loose, their diets tend to be remarkably junk food-free — and highly optimized for performance. Athletes are looking for any edge. Increasingly, that means practicing extreme caution about what foods they use as […]

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January 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      Reuters, Cognitive Test Given to Trump Is a 10-Minute Routine Screening by Julie Steenhuysen — The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald Trump received a perfect score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline in an otherwise healthy person, medical experts said…The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald […]

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January 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 5, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      Reuters, Vitamin D, calcium supplements may not lower fracture risk by Lisa Rapaport — Even though severe calcium or vitamin D deficiencies can contribute to loss of bone density and an increased risk of fractures, people with this problem are typically too sick to be included in clinical trials, noted Dr. Kurt […]

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December 23, 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. This will be our last edition of 2016.  Look for us again on January 6, 2017. Thank you and happy […]

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December 10, 2009

Dangerous Temperatures

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

The snow has stopped and now the strong winds and dropping temperatures are the main concern. It can be a dangerous combination, and doctors say you need to keep your health in mind as temperatures drop below zero…   Many are dealing with this winter storm, which is exactly what can create a busy scene […]

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Tags: cold weather, cold-related injuries


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