Items Tagged ‘health benefits’

February 7, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly 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 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, Alabama.com, alzheimer's disease, American Stroke Association, Analitica.com, angina, Anti-VEGF drugs


April 5, 2013

Walking and Running May Offer Similar Heath Benefits

By 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 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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