Items Tagged ‘Dr. Scott Helmers’

April 25, 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 Kingman Daily Miner Mayo Clinic tour starts in […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC News, ABC15, Albert Lea, Albert Lea Tribune, American Academy of Neurology, American Migraine Foundation, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anatlitica, Anchorage Daily News, anti-aging practices, anti-inflammatory medicine


May 23, 2012

Prostate Cancer Screening Called Into Question

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The age of constant testing for prostate cancer appears to be over. The recommendation against the blood test used to detect early prostate cancer was made by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a panel of health experts tasked with reviewing the effectiveness of procedures. Dr. Scott Helmers, an Urgent Care doctor with Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: cancer screening, Dr. Scott Helmers, KEYC, prostate cancer, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


May 3, 2012

Stroke Remains 3rd Leading Cause of Death in Minnesota

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Behind cancer and heart disease, stroke is third leading cause of death in Minnesota. According to the most recent data from the state Department of Health, the condition affects nearly two percent of adults. When it comes to the body’s nerve center, doctors say a stroke can cause critical damage. “It can be anywhere from […]

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Tags: Dr. Scott Helmers, KEYC Mankato, stroke


February 20, 2012

Doctors Say Norovirus Spreads Quickly

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…Doctors with Mayo Clinic Health System say norovirus typically lasts about 12 to 24 hours, and typically spreads very quickly. Dr. Scott Helmers, a family medicine and urgent care doctor at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato Eastridge says, “It spreads very quickly and very easily. It doesn’t take many of the virus particles to […]

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Tags: Dr. Scott Helmers, family medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato Eastridge, norovirus, urgent care


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