Items Tagged ‘Native Americans’

January 11, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 11, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

USA Today, A medical rarity: Two patients get back-to-back, triple-organ transplants by Ken Altucker — …Mayo Clinic Rochester has completed 100 multi-organ transplants, including four heart-liver-kidney transplants, said Alfredo Clavell, Mayo Rochester’s medical director of the heart transplant program. Clavell agreed that a new liver often allows patients to take lower levels of anti-rejection drugs […]

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Tags: anxiety, artificial Intelligence, blood drive, Cancer, Chron's disease, Civica Rx, concussion, diet, Dr. Alfredo Clavell, Dr. Amy L. Lightner, Dr. Charles Peters, Dr. Claude Deschamps

November 22, 2011

A Look at End-of-Life Care Issues for Native Americans

By Mystery User

More than 4 million people in the United States identify themselves as either American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN), a diverse group of people who come from more than 500 tribes. Access to quality health care by AI/AN is often compromised by poverty, lack of health insurance, and the fact that many live in isolated […]

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Tags: Dr. Judith Salmon Kaur, Native Americans

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