Items Tagged ‘Florida Times-Union’

January 5, 2018

Mental Health First Aid initiative, which trained 3,398 people in 2017, will continue in 2018

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Florida Times-Union by Charlie Patton Sometimes ambitious initiatives are introduced with some fanfare only to quietly vanish…That didn’t happen with the Mental Health First Aid initiative announced last January, said Susan Salahshor, a physician’s assistant at Mayo Clinic and president of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants, who is one of the facilitators trained to […]

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Tags: Florida Times-Union, mental health, Susan Salahshor


December 1, 2017

Mayo’s Thomas Brott honored by the American Heart Association for his research

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Florida Times-Union by Charlie Patton Neurologist Thomas Brott, a professor of neurosciences on Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville campus, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Research Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition rewards distinguished lifetime scientific achievement in the field of cardiovascular research. Brott’s wide-reaching research has focused on various aspects […]

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Tags: 2017 Research Achievement Award, american heart association, Dr. Thomas Brott, Florida Times-Union


November 30, 2017

Doctor’s long journey from Mexican poverty to trying to ‘cure the world’

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Florida Times-Union by Charlie Patton When Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa was approached last year about coming to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville as the William J. and Charles H. Mayo professor and chairman of the department of neurologic surgery, he was thinking about his legacy. Dr. Q, as he is known to colleagues, calculated he had already […]

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Florida Times-Union, neurosurgery


November 17, 2017

New Mayo Clinic tool helps map brain

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

First Coast News by Juliette Dryer A new device is helping doctors at the Mayo Clinic better map the brain during surgery on patients with epilepsy uncontrolled by medication. The device, known as the QT Grid, was developed by neurologist Dr. William Tatum and neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa. During certain surgeries on people with epilepsy, […]

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Tags: brain mapping, Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. William Tatum, epilepsy, First Coast News, Florida Times-Union, Matt Derechin, QT Grid


November 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 10, 2017

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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   Today.com 7 things your doctor wants you to know about Alzheimer’s by […]

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September 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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   Star Tribune Mayo Clinic offers first aid assistance via Amazon’s Alexa digital […]

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September 15, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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 Is it a good idea to let your dog sleep […]

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August 18, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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 BlahnikCNN Calling BS on BMI: How can we tell how fat we are? by […]

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August 11, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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   Pioneer Press Study: Mayo Clinic had $28B impact on U.S economy in […]

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Tags: AARP, alkaline water, Alzforum, alzheimers, Arizona Republic, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin Herald, Best Hospital, blood pressure, blood pressure medicine, cancer cost, Children's Hospitals Today


July 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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   Washington Post Healthier living could reduce worldwide dementia by a third, report […]

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