Items Tagged ‘Post Bulletin’

January 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic, Helix to study the genetics of 100,000 patients

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Jeff Kiger Mayo Clinic is partnering with a California-based firm to recruit 100,000 patients to participate in genetic testing to discover possible health problems and help develop a research database. Working with the genomics company Helix, Mayo Clinic is looking for patients to participate in a study called Tapestry that will initially test for […]

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Tags: Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Post Bulletin


December 13, 2019

How Julie Mlinar went from being an anonymous kidney donor to a public one

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Matthew Stolle On the Friday before Mother’s Day, Spring Valley resident David Thouin heard a knock on the door.  It was Julie Mlinar and her husband, Mark. Mlinar said she had some news to share. She had been approved to donate a kidney. Thouin and his wife, Carol, were in tears.  “It is still […]

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Tags: Dave Thouin, Dr. Patrick Dean, Julie Mlinar, kidney transplant, Post Bulletin


November 1, 2019

‘The Opioid Fix’ explores loss and renewal in wake of epidemic

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Paul John Scott Pairing medicine so starkly with death like this is decidedly off-brand for the ordinarily cautious institutions behind “The Opioid Fix,” Mayo Clinic and the Twin Cities public television broadcaster TPT. But it’s entirely fitting for the towering problem at hand. The opioid epidemic is a public health crisis like no other, […]

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Tags: Post Bulletin, The Opioid Fix, TPT


October 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic plans to upgrade subway tunnels and public areas

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Jeff Kiger Mayo Clinic announced plans today to renovate six downtown subways…Work will begin in the first zone, and at times construction will be underway in more than one zone. “To lead in health care and to truly be in a category of one, we must provide an exceptional experience in every way,” stated […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Mayo Clinic renovations, pedestrian subways, Post Bulletin


August 9, 2019

Our view: Mayo works hard to earn No.1 rank

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletin Routine excellence can sometimes be taken for granted. But we should not overlook the routine excellence of Mayo Clinic, which last week was named, for the fourth consecutive year, as the No. 1 hospital in the nation. The annual U.S. News & World Report study again listed Mayo ahead of its traditional rivals for […]

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Tags: Best Hospitals, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Post Bulletin, U.S. News & World Report


August 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic, Boston Scientific to open accelerator in One Discovery Square

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Jeff Kiger A new joint venture between Mayo Clinic and Boston Scientific Corp. will open a business accelerator lab “to address unmet medical needs” in the One Discovery Square center in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. Gianrico Farrugia and Boston Scientific CEO Mike Mahoney were to announce the project at noon today in […]

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Tags: Boston Scientific Corp, destination medical center, Discovery Square, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Motion Medical, Post Bulletin


June 20, 2019

A lifesaving Father’s Day gift

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Sara Dingmann Robert Sanden wavered from smiles and laughter to tears while expressing his gratitude for receiving his son Ricky Sanden’s donated kidney during an interview Thursday at Methodist hospital where he and his son are still recovering from their surgeries. Reach: The Rochester Post-Bulletin is a daily newspaper that serves Rochester, Austin and its surrounding cities. The […]

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Tags: kidney transplant, Post Bulletin, Ricky Sanden


June 14, 2019

Lack of play could harm child development

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Sara Dingmann According to a Gallup poll, on average, children spend 18.6 hours per week play on screens. “This is starting to be a societal issue,” said Beth Sherden, the director of Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester. On Tuesday evening, the children’s museum hosted a talk by Mayo Clinic pediatrician Angela Mattke, who told community […]

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Tags: child development, Dr. Angela Mattke, Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child, Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester, Post Bulletin


May 24, 2019

Meditation gardens herald Mind Matters opening

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Anne Halliwell Bruce Sutor, a psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic, hopes the exhibit will encourage people to seek treatment for their mental health. “The more we can do to normalize it, to say that people with mental illnesses don’t have character defects, that these are medical illnesses that manifest itself as mood and behavior sorts […]

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Tags: Dr. Bruce Sutor, mental health, Mind Matters, Post Bulletin


May 3, 2019

What will it take to get more people to become organ donors?

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Anne Halliwell Views about organ donation vary, naturally, by age, religion and race. But generally, most Americans — around 95 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — approve of the practice. “We like to think people are generally in favor of donation,” said Charles Rosen, the director of the […]

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Tags: Dr. Charles Rosen, Post Bulletin, transplants, William J. von Liebig Center for Transplantation and Clinic Regeneration at Mayo Clinic


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