Items Tagged ‘Dr. Torrey Laack’

February 1, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Lowering blood pressure may help cut risk of early dementia, study finds by Shamard Charles, M.D. — Drastically lowering blood pressure may help protect memory and thinking skills later in life, researchers reported Monday — the first hopeful sign that it’s possible to lower rates of mental decline… “In very old people, we […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, anti depressants, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, cholesterol, Civica Rx, Cologuard, colon cancer, concussion, dementia, diet


January 31, 2019

Minnesota’s extreme cold: What you need to know

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

MPR by Angela Davis It’s been dangerously cold in Minnesota this week. Low temperatures on both Wednesday and Thursday mornings are likely to range from about 25 below in southern Minnesota to around 40 below in the north. And that’s not even counting wind chill, which could be record-breaking at times. MPR News host Angela […]

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Tags: asthma and cold weather, Denise Hanrahan-Brown, Dr. Andrew Zhao, Dr. Brian Bartlett, Dr. David McAlpine, Dr. Eric Grube, Dr. Rhini Singh, Dr. Sue Cullinan, Dr. Torrey Laack, extreme cold weather, frostbite, Genevieve Kragness


July 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 6, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, My Daughter Has Mono. Is the Whole Family at Risk? by Roni Caryn Rabin — Mono, or infectious mononucleosis — often referred to as “the kissing disease” — is usually caused by a common virus called the Epstein-Barr virus, but “the vast majority of individuals infected by the virus don’t even know […]

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Tags: 4th of July, alzheimer's disease, Ambient, arthritis, Austin McCoy, blood donations, body dysmorphic disorder, breastfeeding, caffeine, Chemotherapy, cold cap, Diversity


November 26, 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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   KARE11 Family hears son’s heartbeat in another […]

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Tags: 9 News (AU), ABC15, Albert Lea Tribune, Allergic Living, alzheimer's disease, Angela Lunde, Arizona Republic, athletes and concussions, Austin Daily Herald, Barry Alvarez, Becker’s Hospital Review, Big Ten Network


July 23, 2012

Unrelenting Heat Can Wither Your Meds, Too

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This has been a difficult summer for Aylssa McDermott. The Maplewood 12-year-old, who wears an insulin pump for diabetes, has landed in the emergency room three times after softball tournaments in which hot, humid air combined with her body heat to destroy her medication…At the Mayo Clinic emergency room in Rochester, Dr. Torrey Laack sees […]

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Tags: Dr. Torrey Laack, heat, medications, Star Tribune


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