Items Tagged ‘Post Bulletin’

June 20, 2019

A lifesaving Father’s Day gift

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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


March 8, 2019

Walz: ‘You have the model in community schools’

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Post-Bulletin By Brian Todd Touting Rochester Public Schools’ Alternative Learning Center as a model for the state, Gov. Tim Walz was on hand Monday to talk about education and laud the restart of a health clinic at the school. The health clinic for students, which has been closed for several months due to lack of […]

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Tags: Alternative Learning Center, Dr. Sarah Crane, Governor Walz, Michael Munoz, Post Bulletin


March 1, 2019

Our View: Staff helps Mayo weather EPIC transition

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin We thought it was especially important and timely for Jeff Bolton, Mayo Clinic’s chief administrative officer, to attribute Mayo’s 2018 financial success to the clinic’s staff. Through the installation of and transition to EPIC, mixed in with efforts to innovate in both practices and staffing, 2018 was a trying year for most clinic employees. […]

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Tags: 2018 Mayo Clinic performance report, Epic, Jeff Bolton, Post Bulletin


February 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic finds better way to reprogram stem cells

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell “If we’re going to successfully use reprogrammed stem cells to treat patients in the clinic, we need to ensure that they are safe and effective, that is, not prone to the risk of mutation and potential tumors,” Dr. Patricia Devaux, a Mayo Clinic molecular scientist and senior author of the article, […]

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Tags: Dr. Patricia Devaux, Induced pluripotent stem cells, Post Bulletin, regenerative medicine


February 15, 2019

Mayo tool to predict risk of more kidney stones

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell A statistical tool may be able to predict your next kidney stone. In a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers looked at data from kidney stone patients between 1984 and 2017 to determine which characteristics were associated with recurring stones…The risk of recurrence is always variable, but a family history […]

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Tags: Dr. John Lieske, kidney stones, Post Bulletin


February 8, 2019

Heart Disease Awareness with Mayo Clinic

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

News4Jax Dr. Amy Pollak of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville is interviewed. Reach: WAWS-TV/30 is the Fox affiliate. WTEV-TV/47 is the CBS affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida. Context: Amy Pollak, M.D. is a Mayo Clinic cardiologist. The Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Medicine is one of the largest and most comprehensive heart practices in the world. It includes more than 240 subspecialized […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, Dr. Amy Pollak, Dr. Claire Haga, Dr. Leslie Cooper, Dr. Rekha Mankad, Heart Disease Awareness, KAAL, NewsJax4, Post Bulletin, South Florida Reporter


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


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