Items Tagged ‘Mike Ackerman’

May 25, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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May 25, 2012 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 oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: ABC News, Anne Issa, AskMayoExpert, ASU Health Services, Bryan Taylor, C. Difficile, Chicago Tribune, David Hayes, Digestive Disease Week 2012, Division of Gastroenterology, Dr. Michael Wallace, Dr. Rosanne Kho


May 21, 2012

Should Young Athletes Be Screened for Heart Conditions?

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University of Minnesota football player Gary Tinsley was found dead April 6 of a heart condition at the age of 22. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said he died of an enlarged heart.  Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in young athletes, but what factors contribute to this heightened risk in otherwise […]

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Tags: enlarged heart, Gary Tinsley, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mike Ackerman, MPR, University of Minnesota


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