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December 18, 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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. This will be our last installment of our weekly highlights in 2014. We’ll be back in […]

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March 3, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Cardiac Patients’ Herbal Supplement Use Deserves More Careful Investigation

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Consider this clinical scenario: an elderly patient with strong risk factors for heart disease takes a daily aspirin as a preventive measure. Lately, she has become a little forgetful and begins taking Ginkgo biloba because she read in a magazine that the herbal supplement can improve cognition. Several months later she falls on a loose […]

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