Items Tagged ‘Gary Tinsley’

May 25, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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May 25, 2012 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 oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: ABC News, Anne Issa, AskMayoExpert, ASU Health Services, Bryan Taylor, C. Difficile, Chicago Tribune, David Hayes, Digestive Disease Week 2012, Division of Gastroenterology, Dr. Michael Wallace, Dr. Rosanne Kho


May 21, 2012

Should Young Athletes Be Screened for Heart Conditions?

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University of Minnesota football player Gary Tinsley was found dead April 6 of a heart condition at the age of 22. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said he died of an enlarged heart.  Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in young athletes, but what factors contribute to this heightened risk in otherwise […]

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Tags: enlarged heart, Gary Tinsley, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mike Ackerman, MPR, University of Minnesota


April 25, 2012

Coroner: Gary Tinsley Died of Enlarged Heart

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The Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Thursday that Gary Tinsley, the standout Gophers football player who was just weeks away from graduation, died naturally of an enlarged heart earlier this month. The 22-year-old was set to graduate and pursue a career in the NFL when his roommate found him unresponsive in the dorm the two […]

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Tags: enlarged heart, Gary Tinsley, Minnesota Gophers


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