Items Tagged ‘health literacy’

February 2, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 2, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      USA Today, Companies will take sports safety ideas to Super Bowl contest by A.J. Perez — NFL executive vice president for health and safety initiatives Jeff Miller told USA TODAY Sports that 1st and Future is all about safety issues and supporting companies that try to solve those issues…The NFL has partnered […]

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Tags: 7-Tesla MRI, alzheimer's disease, bariatric surgery, blood transfusion, breastfeeding, burnount, Cognitive Impairment, cold, David Asp, Davos, Dr. Bobbi S. Pritt, Dr. Brian Bartlett


January 26, 2018

Poor health literacy can be dangerous for heart failure patients

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Reuters by Natalie Grover People with heart failure have higher odds of hospitalization and death if they have trouble getting and understanding good health information, a new study suggests…Dr. Matteo Fabbri and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota surveyed 2,647 people with heart failure in the southeastern region of their state in 2013-2015. […]

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Tags: Dr. Matteo Fabbri, health literacy, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Reuters


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