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January 4, 2019

Get a jump on your resolution

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell Your New Year’s resolution can be a step toward a lot of things. But can it help you live longer? Dr. Robert Pignolo, Mayo Clinic’s chairman for the Department of Internal Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, says it can. Genetic predisposition and biological sex have a hand […]

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Tags: diet, Dr. Robert Pignolo, geriatric medicine, Post Bulletin


November 29, 2018

When the body attacks the brain

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by John Molseed In the span of eight weeks, Dr. Denise Krivach, a former Abbott Northwestern radiologist, went from making retirement plans in the woods of Montana to being barely able to care for herself. Doctors in Montana diagnosed her with dementia. But that didn’t seem right to her. When she arrived at Mayo […]

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Tags: Dr. Andrew McKeon, Dr. Denise Krivach, Dr. Sean Pittock, Dr. Vanda Lennon, neurological autoimmune encephalopathy, Post Bulletin


October 12, 2018

Five things to know about the new Mayo Civic Center time capsule

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Randy Petersen 1. The box is a piece of recreated history. The copper capsule was created based on construction designs that were recently rediscovered, according to David Eide, senior construction manager at Mayo Clinic. Using the designs, Mayo Clinic was able to recreate an replica of the original time capsule, which is assumed […]

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Tags: David Eide, Mayo Civic Center, Post Bulletin, time capsule


September 21, 2018

Mayo to add 11 floors to Gonda, including a hotel

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Jeff Kiger Rochester’s skyline is going to reach new heights. Mayo Clinic is working with a Singapore development firm to add a seven-story hotel plus four clinical treatment floors on top of its Gonda Building in downtown Rochester. Once completed, the project will make the now 21-floor Gonda Building into Rochester’s tallest skyscraper […]

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Tags: Dr. C. Michel Harper Jr., Gonda Building, Pontiac Land, Post Bulletin


September 14, 2018

Eviction Prevention Project receives $50k grant

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Emily Cutts A new project aimed at helping those facing eviction became a reality this week when the group received a $50,000 grant. The Eviction Prevention Project was the 2018 recipient of the Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award. The project is a collaboration of Legal Assistance of Olmsted County, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal […]

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Tags: Eviction Prevention Project, Karen Fairbairn Nath, Mayo Shared Values Award, Post Bulletin


August 30, 2018

Ken Burns Mayo film to premiere Sept. 10 in Rochester

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin, by Tom Weber Ken Burns’ documentary film about Mayo Clinic will have its world premiere Sept. 10 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. This will be the first time the full film, “Mayo Clinic: Faith-Hope-Science,” will be screened for the general public. It will air on PBS stations Sept. 25, with a rebroadcast Sept. […]

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Tags: Ken Burns, Mayo Clinic: Faith-Hope-Science, Post Bulletin


August 23, 2018

Our View: ‘He was always interested in who we were’

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin Fifty years ago in July, Dr. Charles W. Mayo — “Dr. Chuck,” the gregarious and accomplished grandson of W.W. Mayo, whose father and uncle, Drs. Charlie and Will Mayo, made the clinic what it is today — died in a car wreck near Mayowood. As we wrote on July 31, Dr. Chuck left a […]

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July 20, 2018

Mayo Clinic scores at the top of diversity index

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell For the third year in a row, Mayo Clinic is one of the best places in the U.S. for disabled employees. The hospital ranked among the Disability Equality Index’s Best Places to Work for the third year in a row. Mayo and 94 other clinics scored 100 on the 2018 list. […]

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Tags: Dawn Kirchner, Disability Equality Index’s Best Places to Work, Post Bulletin


July 20, 2018

Fire department trains with Simulation Center

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell In a small, cramped room, three members of the Rochester Fire Department quickly sized up the situation. An EpiPen lay discarded on a table next to a wheezing high-schooler. The school nurse frantically searched her paperwork for a parent’s number. …It was day two of Rochester Fire Department training at the […]

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Tags: Brett Knapp, Erik Propotnik, Florida Times-Union, Karyn Hintermeister, Mayo Clinic Simulation Center, Post Bulletin


July 5, 2018

Final steel girder ‘tops’ off Discovery One building

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Jeff Kiger A small crowd, braving oppressive warm temperatures, watched Thursday as a white steel girder covered in signatures and topped with a small tree was put in place on top of the four-story Discovery One Square building. The ceremonial “topping” was hosted by the building’s developer, Minneapolis-based M.A. Mortenson Co. The 89,000-square-foot […]

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