Items Tagged ‘emergency medicine’

February 15, 2019

Physician diagnosed with breast cancer uses her personal experience to help find a cure

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Lana Harris A local physician who was diagnosed with breast cancer has transformed her personal experience into a supportive group for others fighting a similar battle. Andi Sharp is used to taking care of other people. “I am an emergency care physician and a palliative care physician at Mayo Clinic,” Sharp […]

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Tags: 26.2 with Donna Marathon, Breast Cancer, Dr. Andi Sharp, Dr. Andrea Sharp, emergency medicine, First Coast News


February 8, 2019

Verify: Can a ‘jumping’ cholla cactus kill you?

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix If you’ve grown up or lived in Arizona you’ve been around cholla cactus. But what happens if walk into one and the barb cuts the skin? We verify how dangerous these cacti are.  Dr. Stephen Traub from Mayo Clinic emergency medicine gives his insights. Reach: KPNX-TV is the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. Its […]

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Tags: cholla cactus, Dr. Stephen Traub, emergency medicine, KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix


January 31, 2019

A team effort

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Albert Lea Tribune, by Sam Wilmes On Friday, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea received notice it might need to receive 10 to 20 patients from a pileup crash on Interstate 35. Though the number of patients from the crash ended up being less than originally thought, the hospital system credits its emergency plan […]

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Tags: Albert Lea Tribune, Dr. Betzalel Reich, Dr. Michael Eckstrom, emergency medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea


June 22, 2018

How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Prevention by Rose Minutaglio The origins of the urination-theory are unknown, but it was popularized by a Friends episode where Chandler pees on Monica. Don’t believe everything you see on television though, because “it’s a total myth,” Ted Szymanski, DO, an assistant professor of emergency medicine with the Mayo Clinic tells Prevention. “There’s no truth […]

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Tags: Dr. Ted Szymanski, emergency medicine, jellyfish sting, Prevention


June 22, 2018

Paralyzed ER doctor returns to work — just don’t call him inspirational

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

NBC News by Avichai Scher and Lauren Dunn For Dr. Daniel Grossman and his close friend Ron Garber, biking has been their bond. It was their escape — their time to talk about life, love, even death. But during a mountain biking trip last Labor Day weekend, all of that changed in an instant. On […]

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Grossman, emergency medicine, NBC News, paralysis


July 7, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W 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   Arizona Republic Ask a Doc: Making radiation treatment for cancer safer by […]

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Tags: 3 News Now, advisory board, anxiety, apps, Arizona Republic, AsiaOne, breastfeeding, Cancer Letter, cancer treatment, CBS Sports, Center for Individualized Medicine, chronic illness


January 15, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W 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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   TODAY A walk a day may keep […]

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Tags: 2014 Mankato Meltdown, 26.2 with Donna Marathon, 4029 TV, 5 KJZZ, ABC News, ABC15 Phoenix, Acento Veintiuno, advisory board, aging, American College of Cardiology, American Spectator, Anesthesia News


November 26, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W 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 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


May 22, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W 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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   TIME Measles Vaccine Cures Woman […]

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Tags: 12 Habits of Highly Healthy People, 2014 Recognition of Outstanding Contribution Award, 2018 Super Bowl, Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses, Alaska, All About Jazz, alzheimer's disease, Amy Purdy, antibiotics, antiviral medications, Arizona Republic


November 27, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    November 27, 2013 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. We are publishing our highlights earlier this […]

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Tags: ABC.es, Actualidad, alzheimer's disease, American Heart Association’s 2013 Clinical Research Prize, AP, Appleton Post-Crescent, Associated Press, back pain, cancer and nutrition, Cancer Nutrition Consortium, cardiologist, Chicago Tribune


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