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September 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 27, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, Patients, doctors may not share priorities for chronic diseases by Carolyn Crist — Patients and doctors often have different views about which chronic health conditions are their top priorities, suggests a study in France.  After separate surveys of patients and their physicians, researchers found that priorities matched up for some conditions, such as diabetes […]

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Tags: ADHD, aging, AI, alzheimer's disease, Andreas Cancer Center, anti-aging, artificial Intelligence, Best Buy, biotin, birth control, board of trustees, Breast Cancer


March 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 1, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Tech platforms, stop enabling the anti-vaxers by Megan Garcia — Anti-vaccine groups with subtle names like The National Vaccine Information Center and less subtle names like Rage Against Vaccines have, for decades, used debunked research to fuel parents’ fears of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, generating a surge in unvaccinated children in the […]

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Tags: Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, anti-vaxers, biomedical research, blizzard, Cancer, carillon, CBD oil, Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro, Chemotherapy, colon cancer, cough


July 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Washington Post Complex jobs and social ties appear to help […]

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June 24, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Golf Channel Struggle is real: Is there a cure for […]

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July 17, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations KAAL Mayo Clinic Takes Top Spot on Best […]

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April 9, 2013

New Efforts Look to Cut Radiation From CT Scans

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Some argue that patients need to know more about the radiation dangers and should have a bigger say in how their tests are administered. At Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., medical physicist Richard Morin says that he explains to patients how Mayo doctors meet regularly to look at the amounts of radiation they use, and […]

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Tags: CT scan, Dr. Richard Morin, radiation, radiation dangers, radiation exposure, Wall Street Journal


January 4, 2013

He Flipped the Page on Cancer

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

A year ago, Ethan Polson of Ankeny made a New Year’s commitment to do a back flip each day of 2012 and document the journey through video…Some of the February flips were done at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where he spent five weeks undergoing radiation treatments. “I think a lot of my unique […]

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Tags: back flip, Des Moines Register, Ethan Polson, radiation


October 15, 2012

Don’t Rush To Decide Treatment For Prostate Cancer

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

They could use surgery to remove the prostate, radiation therapy to try to eliminate the cancer, and what’s called “active surveillance” or regular prostate checks and exams. According to a Mayo Clinic survey of 643 urologists and radiation oncologists, most would direct patients into treatment in their field. Meaning that radiation oncologists would suggest radiation […]

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Tags: active surveillance, prostate cancer, radiation, WIBC


October 12, 2012

Overcoming Ovarian Cancer, Twice

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Ovarian cancer is often called a silent killer because the early symptoms are vague and can be confused for signs of other conditions. Cindy Weiss received the dreaded diagnosis twice. Cindy Weiss of Jacksonville,  Fla., was in her thirties when her doctor told her something no woman wants to hear. She was diagnosed with stage […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Everyday Health, hysterectomy, Ovarian Cancer, radiation


November 17, 2009

Medical Tests Hit Heart Patients With High Doses of Radiation

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Heart attack patients arriving at the hospital typically receive the radiation equivalent of 725 chest X-rays from medical tests during that single hospital stay, new research shows…   “We have to weigh the potential risk of radiation against the risk of not doing anything, and the risk would be very substantial, especially in these patients […]

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