Items Tagged ‘flu season’

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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September 28, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 28, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

  Reuters, Antidepressants, psychotherapy may help ease irritable bowel syndrome by Lisa Rapaport — “One component of IBS is increased sensitivity to the functions of the bowels; simply summarized, this means either the nerves taking messages from the bowel to the brain are more sensitive or that the brain is more attentive or reacts in […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Amy Lannen, anxiety, artificial Intelligence, Bill Franke, Brittle Bone Disease, calcium, Carolyn Franke, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, childhood cancer, Children's Museum, chronic kidney disease


October 1, 2015

In the News Mayo Clinic 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. Editor: Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Wall Street Journal How One Family […]

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March 26, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker   Star Tribune Mayo unravels a mystery disease for Minnesota attorney by Dan Browning Greg Widseth didn’t know what hit him. The Polk County attorney felt fine as he coached his son’s ninth-grade basketball workout last March. He remembers smiling at a young woman as he left the building. […]

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September 6, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    September 6, 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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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January 8, 2013

Flu Season Turning Out to Be Harsh One

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Chances are that you or someone you know has been chained to the bed recently with fever, fatigue, sore throat and muscle aches…The public should be concerned, says Gregory Poland, professor of medicine and infectious disease at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “A decade ago, when we had widespread circulation (of the seasonal flu), […]

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Poland, flu season, USA Today, Vaccine Research Group


October 15, 2012

Study Looks Into Flu Shot Effectiveness

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Flu season is here. The first case in Olmsted County was reported last week. But new Monday, a study done by the University of Minnesota found vaccines for the flu could be improved…Dr. Gregory Poland of Mayo Clinic says the study is less for individuals and more for government and policy makers. “What the authors […]

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Poland, flu season, flu shot, KAAL, University of Minnesota, vaccine


June 21, 2012

Sickness Doesn’t Stop in Summer

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The late flu season has left some local health officials guessing what’s to come as summer begins. The typical flu season runs November through March. This year, it started in March. Health officials aren’t seeing many flu cases now, but the odd start leaves them questioning what that means for other illnesses as the warmer […]

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Tags: Dr. Stephanie Maves, flu season, La Crosse Tribune


November 9, 2009

What’s in a Plan

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

This year’s flu season has been extremely hard on the area’s health care facilities. There is a strong seasonal flu outbreak, only compounded by the eight month old H1N1 virus. This begs the question, were we even prepared for something like this to happen?…   Infectious Disease Physican Priya Sampathkumar with the Mayo Clinic tells […]

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Tags: flu season, H1N1


November 5, 2009

MayoClinic.com Provides Credible, Up-to-date Information and Decision-Support Tools for Flu Season

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

My body aches and my head is throbbing. Do I have the flu or is it just because I’m stressed or tired? Do I need a flu shot? Do I need the H1N1 vaccine, too?”   Millions of Americans will be asking themselves these and more questions this fall and winter as news reports and […]

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Tags: flu season, self-assessment


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