Items Tagged ‘Mount Kilimanjaro’

August 12, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Buzzfeed What You Should Know About Zika If You’re Going […]

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Tags: ABC News, accupuncture, Addyson Cordes, AOL News, arthritis, Astrobiology, Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine, Best Hospitals, blood test, brain tumor, Breast Cancer, breast microbiome

February 26, 2010

Mayo doctor describes life at 15,000 feet on Kilimanjaro

By Kelley Luckstein

The moonscape environment Wednesday brought amazing beauty to the climbing team high on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania,Africa.    Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Robert Frantz said the team hiked up and down to various elevations, ending at about 15,000 feet…    “We’re getting short of breath literally getting dressed, which is really amazing.   Post-Bulletin, by […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Frantz, Mount Kilimanjaro

February 19, 2010

Mayo doctor to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to understand his patients’ symptoms

By Kelley Luckstein

Dr. Robert Frantz has been training to climb of the tallest mountain in Africa — Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro at a summit of a little over 19,300 feet — and now it’s time to go. Frantz leaves for Tanzania on Wednesday, starts climbing on Friday and expects to summit on Feb. 26…   It’s a fundraiser […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Frantz, Mount Kilimanjaro, pulmonary arterial hypertension

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