Items Tagged ‘neck pain’

October 11, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Limit What to Tell Patients About Their DNA Test. Should They? by Melanie Evans and Anna Wilde Mathews — The Mayo Clinic is scanning 20,000 genes for thousands of patients to study genes’ role in disease. It will hand over results for just 59. Mayo will look for certain disease-causing gene […]

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August 16, 2019

Signs your kid’s backpack might be too heavy

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Reader’s Digestby Dianne Bright While kids might not complain about back and neck aches, if they’re carrying around too much in their backpack daily, it could have significant repercussions on their back and neck health over time. Arjun S. Sebastian, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota weighs in with some advice. Reach:  […]

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Tags: back pain, backpacks and children, Dr. Arjun Sebastian, neck pain, Reader’s Digest

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