Items Tagged ‘Dr. Joan Griffin’

October 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic expert on caring for elderly: ‘We’re going to face a huge crisis’

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Star Tribune by Connie Nelson Joan Griffin has a warning for us: It’s coming. Griffin, an associate professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, said the silver tsunami heading our way will bring with it a caregiving crisis. As our population ages, families will be challenged to take responsibility for care […]

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Tags: aging population, caregiving, Dr. Joan Griffin, Star Tribune


March 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 23, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      USA Today, ‘Highly fit’ middle-age women nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later, study finds by Karen Weintraub — Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in mid-life, decades before disease sets in, makes sense, said David Knopman, a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, who was not involved in the study. […]

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March 16, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 16, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      New York Times, Black Cancer Matters by Susan Gubar — Given the mortality discrepancies, it is disturbing that African-Americans are underrepresented as subjects in cancer research, as are other minorities. According to research by Dr. Narjust Duma of the Mayo Clinic, only 6 percent of participants in clinical trials are black, although […]

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