Items Tagged ‘parasites’

November 15, 2019

‘Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites’

By Karl Oestreich

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

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

      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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