Items Tagged ‘parasites’

November 15, 2019

‘Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites’

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Rochester Magazineby Steve Lange How Dr. Bobbi Pritt—the “Parasite Gal”—has made parasites accessible. Interesting. Relatable, even. All while fighting to save you from them. Reach: Rochester Magazine averages more than 56,000 readers per issue. In addition to the nearly 15,000 copies distributed monthly, Rochester Magazine is also released in its entirety in a turn-the-page format […]

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Tags: Dr. Bobbi Pritt, Mayo Clinic Clinical Parasitology Laboratory, parasites, Rochester magazine

July 20, 2018

They’re out in the woods picking up ticks — on purpose

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Washington Post by Sheila Mulrooney Eldred It’s a ­picture-perfect summer day in the woods of central Minnesota: 71 degrees, humidity around 73 percent, sunshine dappling the trees and glinting off glimpses of the Mississippi River. But as five scientists pull on white painter suits and start duct-taping the cuffs to their hiking boots, no one […]

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Tags: Dr. Bobbi Pritt, parasites, ticks, Washington Post

December 15, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 15, 2017

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

      New York Times, Sleep vs. Exercise? by Karen Weintraub — Desiree Ahrens, a certified health and wellness coach at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said that for the time-starved, there are ways to sneak exercise into the day without heading to the gym or a formal exercise class. Running up the […]

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Tags: addiction, aging, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Balloon Brigade, Biofourmis, brain surgery, Breast Cancer, burnout, Children's Memorial Day, concussion, Desiree Ahrens

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