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March 28, 2019

ALS patient helps develop program to use facial muscles to move wheelchair

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Florida Times-Union by Matt Soergel When artist Sandra Murphy-Pak could no longer move her arms to paint, she began using the toes of her right foot, dipping them in paint and applying the paint to the canvas. Her condition has worsened, and six years after noticing the first symptoms of ALS, she can no longer […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Dr. Bjorn Oskarsson, Florida Times-Union, Sandra Murphy-Pak


April 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 13, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

        Washington Post, This 3-year-old has ‘a sparkle’ in her heart: The world’s smallest mechanical heart valve by Lindsey Bever — When Sadie Rutenberg was born, she had a gaping hole between the two sides of her heart, and her heart valves were malformed and leaking… Sadie was born with a complete […]

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Tags: A.L.S., academic neurology, alzheimer's disease, beta-blockers, Brad Anderson, cancer vaccine, chronic disease, dense breast tissue, Diversity, DMC, Dr. Anthony Villare, Dr. Bjorn Oskarsson


June 2, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CBS News “Smartphone thumb” is plaguing more people, doctors say A […]

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Tags: A Tu Salud en Line, AARP, alzheimer's disease, Austin Daily Herald, bariatric surgery, Baxter, Belle Square, Bertha Sola, BioSig Technologies, Bustle, BuzzFeed, CBS News


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