Items Tagged ‘Minnesota Partnership’

February 14, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 14, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

PBS, Paddling and Peregrines — The Prairie Sportsman crew paddles the Minnesota River with Natalie Warren, one of the first women to canoe 2,000 miles from Fort Snelling to Hudson Bay, then climbs atop a Mayo Clinic building to see peregrine falcons that were brought back from extinction in the Upper Midwest., What causes […]

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Tags: 3D mammogram, aging, Amy Mattila, baby powder, Biogen, brain health, Breast Cancer, breast cancer vaccine, Cancer, CBT, CMS, coronavirus

July 28, 2017

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 Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Washington Post Healthier living could reduce worldwide dementia by a third, report […]

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Tags: 3D imaging, ABC News, advisory board, AliveCor, Allergic Living, alzheimers, Anne Johnson, Arizona Republic, Associated Press, AZ Central, breast pump, Business Insider

January 26, 2012

Mobile lab to study health effects of sitting at work

By Mystery User

The Minnesota Partnership has begun studying the health benefits of standing — instead of sitting — while at work. Evidence is growing that you’re more likely to die sooner than others who stand if you sit at a desk for hours at a time on a daily basis…Desks used during the partnership research are called […]

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Tags: Dr. James Levine, Ergotron, healthy workplace, Mark Pereira, Minnesota Partnership, University of Minnesota, WorkFit

January 13, 2010

Klobuchar: Nation urgently needs business innovation

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

During a visit with Rochester business leaders on Monday, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said there needs to be a “national call to action” to encourage business innovation — …   Dr. Eric Wieben, co-director of The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, said the program’s success is a result of Mayo Clinic and the […]

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Tags: innovation, Minnesota Partnership

September 15, 2009

Pawlenty urges no tax on medical device industry

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The medical device industry got another high-profile advocate Monday  —  Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty —  in opposing a new tax proposed in the influential Senate Finance Committee bill. The committee, led by Democrat Sen. Max Baucus of Montana, calls for a $4 billion a year tax on devicemakers to help pay for health care reform. […]

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Tags: Minnesota Partnership

August 31, 2009

U project looks to future

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The first phase of the school’s ambitious biotech park opens in October near TCF Bank Stadium.   Vance Opperman is a board director at TCF Financial Corp. and, come Sept. 12, he will watch the University of Minnesota play its first game at the new $288.5 million football stadium that the bank helped pay for. […]

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Tags: biosciences, Minnesota Partnership

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