Items Tagged ‘Dr. Robert Brown’

March 15, 2019

Strokes increasing among younger people; the signs and how to prevent them

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Linda Ha Dr. Robert Brown, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, says hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, tobacco use, and obesity are factors that put people at greater risk for stroke. “We are seeing more strokes in younger people, for reasons that are not entirely clear, but it may be related to risk factors that […]

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June 1, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 1, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      New York Times, Is Shingles Contagious? by Roni Caryn Rabin — Q. Is shingles contagious? A. Shingles, the painful and blistery rash that arises when the chickenpox virus becomes reactivated, can be contagious, but only for people who are not already immune to chickenpox. The blisters are contagious until they crust over, […]

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May 31, 2018

Stroke Awareness Month

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KARE 11 May is Stroke Awareness Month. Did you know that more women than men have strokes each year? Or, that African-Americans are more impacted by stroke than any other racial group in the United States? And, did you know, that stroke to happen to anyone, at any age? For those reasons, it’s important to […]

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December 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 22, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      CNN, 10 health questions that had you Googling this year by Jacqueline Howard — Another popular health question this year was “What causes hiccups?” which topped the list of trending health-related questions in the US, according to Grippi. Hiccups are involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle that separates your chest from your […]

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June 2, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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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December 18, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. This will be our last installment of our weekly highlights in 2014. We’ll be back in […]

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March 21, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations WCCO Health Watch: A Promising At-Home Colon Cancer […]

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March 14, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

  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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Twin Cities Business Mayo’s Operating Profits Climb […]

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February 14, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations USA Today A cat bite can turn into […]

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