Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Health System’

June 14, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 14, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

CNN, Changing your meat-eating habits could mean a longer life, study suggests by Jacqueline Howard — The study provides “valuable and informative” data regarding the associations of red meat with poor health outcomes, said Dr. Heather Fields, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, who was not involved in the research. “We’ve also […]

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Tags: AI, air quality, Altoona Fun Fitness Trail, anal cancer, Aussie Peppers, blood donation, Breast Cancer, Cindy Shireman, cold cap therapy, community garden, dementia, diabetes


June 14, 2019

New headgear helps lessen hair loss from chemotherapy

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mankato Free Pressby Brian Arola Hair loss has long been a price patients reluctantly pay for some cancer treatment. The side effect of chemotherapy makes an already stressful process even more difficult. Some hair loss could be staved off, however, by wearing a new type of headgear now available in Mankato. Mayo Clinic Health System […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, cool cap therapy, Dr. Amrit Singh, Mankato Free Press, Mayo Clinic Health System


June 7, 2019

Mayo Clinic nurse Jeanne Rosendale to retire after 45 years in labor and delivery

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

La Crosse Tribuneby Emily Pyrek On June 3, 1974, Jeanne Rosendale clocked in for her first day as a labor and delivery nurse at Mayo Clinic Health System. On Monday, 45 years to the day, she will complete her final shift. At 67, Rosendale is retiring from the job she has held for more than […]

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Tags: Jeanne Rosendale, La Crosse Tribune, Mayo Clinic Health System, Nursing, nursing careers


June 7, 2019

Integrated approach to opioid addiction

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KEYC Mankatoby Erika Brooks Mayo Clinic Health System is launching a pilot project to holistically treat addiction, mental and physical health. It’s a little-known aspect of addiction: According to Mayo Clinic Health Systems, more than 40 percent of those with a substance-use disorder also have a mental health condition. Yet, only 1 in 10 addicts […]

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Tags: addiction, Dr. Shirshendu Sinha, Mayo Clinic Health System, mental health, opioid addiction


May 17, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 17, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can’t get to clinics by Lisa Rapaport — “Patients who experience a cardiac event (such as a heart attack or heart surgery), should participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program,” said lead author of the statement Dr. Randal Thomas, medical director of the cardiac rehab program at the […]

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April 19, 2019

Mayo Clinic’s Cancer Center completes phase #1 renovations

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

WXOW La Crosse April 16th was a big day for La Crosse’s Mayo Clinic Health System – It’s Cancer Center is officially one step closer to having its renovation project complete. The renovations are happening in three phases, and now, phase one is finished. They’ve opened up the patient waiting area and the treatment area, […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Health System Cancer Center, WXOW-TV LaCrosse


January 24, 2019

Ahead of extreme cold, doctors remind people of frostbite risks

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC We’re heading into an extremely cold stretch of weather over the next several days, so Mayo Clinic doctors are reminding people about the dangers of frostbite…“When you can’t feel your hands and you’re running them under potentially even boiling water or water that’s too hot, it will be damaging to you rather than a […]

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Tags: Dr. David McAlpine, extreme cold weather, frostbite, KTTC, Mayo Clinic Health System


January 24, 2019

Preventing the flu

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KAAL Flu season is back and experts say vaccines offer the best method to prevent the spread of the virus. For about six months the flu virus travels from homes to schools, to the workplace, and in more severe cases in the hospital. “Anybody who is less than two years old, if it’s an older […]

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Tags: Dr. Francesca McCutcheon, flu, Influenza, KAAL, Mayo Clinic Health System


July 27, 2018

8 Surprising Reasons You Feel Nauseous

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Prevention by Emily Shiffer There’s nothing worse than when you start to get that sick, queasy feeling deep in the pit of your stomach. If you’re not already puking (the absolute worst), it can leave you feeling dizzy, disoriented, and down for the count until you get to the root of the problem. “Nausea is […]

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Tags: Dr. Jayme Hoch, Mayo Clinic Health System, nausea, Prevention


December 8, 2017

MCHS launches $65 million surgical suite expansion

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KEYC Mankato by Samantha Hoot A $65 million surgical suite expansion and modernization project is underway at Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato. On Wednesday, MCHS officials unveiled project renderings that are part of its renovation. “This project will enhance our patients experience and will allow them to experience a broader array of surgical procedures right […]

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Tags: Dr. James Hebl, Dr. Mike Kendrick, KEYC Mankato, Mayo Clinic Health System


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