Items Tagged ‘Dr. Halena Gazelka’

January 31, 2020

Mayo Clinic’s response to the opioid crisis

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Med City Beat For our inaugural episode, editor Sean Baker joins reporter Isaac Jahns for a conversation on how Mayo Clinic is responding to the nationwide opioid crisis.  Sean’s reporting on the subject includes an interview with Dr. Halena Gazelka, chair of the Mayo Clinic Enterprise Opioid Stewardship Program. Reach: Med City Beat is an […]

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Tags: Dr. Halena Gazelka, MedCity Beat, opioids, pain killers


November 21, 2019

How hospitals are battling the opioid epidemic

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

US News & World Reportby Katelyn Newman At the front lines of the opioid crisis, health care providers and hospitals are reconstructing their approaches to treating pain and addiction, from implementing new prescription guidelines and creating personalized systems of care to addressing addiction as a disease rather than a moral failing. “We all had to […]

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Tags: Dr. Halena Gazelka, opiods, pain killers, U.S. News & World Report


July 26, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 26, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, What’s the best time of day to exercise, morning or evening? by Marlene Cimons — “Exercising late at night may interfere with sleep as it tends to energize you and enhance alertness, although some people like to exercise at the end of the day to help relieve the stresses of the day and […]

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Tags: aerospace medicine, alzheimer's disease, belly fat, Bifourmis, blood pressure, Cancer, cardiac arrhythmia, cognitive decline, creatinine, dementia, diet, Dr. Alyssa Larish


March 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 1, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Tech platforms, stop enabling the anti-vaxers by Megan Garcia — Anti-vaccine groups with subtle names like The National Vaccine Information Center and less subtle names like Rage Against Vaccines have, for decades, used debunked research to fuel parents’ fears of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, generating a surge in unvaccinated children in the […]

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Tags: Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, anti-vaxers, biomedical research, blizzard, Cancer, carillon, CBD oil, Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro, Chemotherapy, colon cancer, cough


May 25, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 25, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

        New York Times, Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons by Nellie Bowles — …My doctor, who had me make a painful fist, said that I might have something called De Quervain’s Tendinosis, which affects tendons on the thumb side of the wrist and is caused […]

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Tags: ADHD, AI, Aimovig, AliveCor, artificial Intelligence, belly fat, biobank, biotin, brain cancer, buprenorphine, celiac disease, cognition


April 27, 2018

Remnant painkillers pose a fatal risk

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletin By Dr. Halena Gazelka Your medicine cabinet could be the gateway for someone else’s opioid addiction. That’s because many Americans keep leftover prescription painkillers long after their pain has subsided from surgery, broken bones and wisdom tooth extractions. The amount of unused narcotics lurking in American homes is impossible to estimate, but evidence indicates […]

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Tags: Dr. Halena Gazelka, opioids, Post Bulletin, prescription painkillers


April 13, 2018

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

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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


November 3, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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   CNN Emergency declaration is key to curbing opioid epidemic, experts say by […]

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