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February 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 22, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, The Fitness Plan for Serious Schmoozers by Jen Murphy — “You really need to make an effort to counteract the effects of sitting for eight hours a day,” says Donald Hensrud, director of the Healthy Living Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “Just being active won’t cut it. You need […]

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January 4, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 4, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

USA Today, Need a new diet this new year? Here’s out to pick one and stick with it by Brett Molina — Focus on small changes at first: Angie Murad, a wellness dietitian with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, said the key to choosing a diet is making sure it’s sustainable. One way to […]

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October 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 5, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Everything you ever wanted to know about coffee and your health by Vivian Manning-Schaffel — Caffeine is readily consumed by about 85 percent of Americans one way or another every single day, according to a study published in Food and Beverage Toxicology. That’s quite a buzz! Coffee — caffeine’s most popular vehicle of […]

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August 31, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 31, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Los Angeles Times, Noise causes stress. Here’s why you need to seek out some silence by Alene Dawson — It’s a noisy planet. So much so that research calls noise pollution a “modern plague” and a threat to our health and well-being. “Noisy, chaotic environments increase stress levels, and chronic stress has been shown to… […]

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August 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 3, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Hookworms burrowed into a teenager’s skin during a trip to Florida. You can’t unsee these images. by Lindsey Bever — There are two main types of hookworm: human hookworms and animal, or zoonotic, hookworms. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in the Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, said […]

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April 6, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reuters, Many in U.S. take more calcium supplements than necessary by Lisa Rapaport — The study wasn’t a controlled experiment designed to prove whether or how calcium supplements might help or harm health…Still, results add to the evidence that use of calcium supplements is declining, in part out of safety concerns, said […]

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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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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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December 15, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 15, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      New York Times, Sleep vs. Exercise? by Karen Weintraub — Desiree Ahrens, a certified health and wellness coach at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said that for the time-starved, there are ways to sneak exercise into the day without heading to the gym or a formal exercise class. Running up the […]

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December 8, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 8, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      NBC News, Is this the shoe that will help rewrite marathon history? by David Cox — Dr. Michael Joyner, a Mayo Clinic researcher who predicted that a sub-two hour marathon might be physiologically possible back in 1991, notes that Kipchoge had help from a team of 30 pacemakers, who helped break the […]

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