Items Tagged ‘health benefits’

February 7, 2014

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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Block E to […]

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Tags: 11 Alive Atlanta, 11AliveAtlanta, ABC News, AccessAtlanta, adult stem cells, advisory board,, alzheimer's disease, American Stroke Association,, angina, Anti-VEGF drugs

April 5, 2013

Walking and Running May Offer Similar Heath Benefits

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Walkers who feel as though they are way down on the exercise chain can now hold their heads a little higher…”This is a valuable study that was done on a large number of people,” said Dr. Gerald Fletcher, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and a spokesperson for the American Heart Association […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, Dr. Gerald Fletcher, health benefits, quantity of exercise, running, walking, Yahoo! News Canada

April 2, 2013

The Latest in Office Supplies: Treadmills

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Behrens was so alarmed by research pointing to possible long-term health consequences from sitting for extended periods of time that he pitched a solution to his local state legislator: installing treadmill desks that would allow state workers to walk at slow speeds while they are working…At a recent hearing on the bill, Mayo Clinic endocrinologist […]

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Tags: Dr. James Levine, health benefits, productivity, Stateline, treadmill desks, treadmills

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