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September 16, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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   CNN The health condition that concerns Americans most by Jacqueline […]

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January 22, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Star Tribune Mayo fights stricter oversight of […]

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January 31, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 Modern Healthcare Symptoms, diagnosis and a prescription: How […]

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January 24, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 Bloomberg Radio Mayo CEO Says Better Healthcare Strengthens […]

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January 17, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

January 17, 2014 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 NY Times Ask Well: Is […]

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March 7, 2013

Some women dying too soon, study finds

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

“I suspect we’re now seeing the effects of increased smoking prevalence in women, which occurred in the 1980s through 2000 or so,” said Dr. Paul Loomis, family medicine physician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. He noted there is a correlation between tobacco use and educational/socioeconomic levels, which are a couple of factors […]

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Tags: Dr. Paul Loomis, family medicine, Leader-Telegram, smoking, women


April 26, 2012

Study: Obesity’s Health Costs Exceed Smoking

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Obesity and smoking are both associated with higher costs for health care. But obesity costs more than smoking, according to a new study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. In analyzing the additional costs of smoking and obesity in more than 30,000 Mayo Clinic employees and retirees who had health coverage between […]

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Tags: health costs, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Obesity, smoking


April 18, 2012

Study: Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Employee Health Care Costs

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James P. Moriarty, MSc, and colleagues of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., analyzed the incremental costs of smoking and obesity among Mayo Clinic employees and retirees who had continuous health insurance coverage between 2001 and 2007…”This may lead to underestimation of the true incremental costs, since obesity is a risk factor for developing chronic […]

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Tags: health costs, James P. Moriarty, Obesity, smoking


April 17, 2012

Fort Worth Weighs the Cost of Tobacco Use

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An employee’s money-saving idea is one hot topic in Fort Worth. He wants the city to hire only non-smokers, and that proposal is getting a reaction from co-workers and City Council members. City Manager Tom Higgins presented the idea informally as one of several possibilities to the Council at Tuesday’s meeting…Employment attorney Quitman Stephens said […]

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Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Forth Worth, smoking, Tom Higgins


January 6, 2010

Study: Quitting Smoking Raises Diabetes Risk

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

People who quit smoking are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes after they kick the habit, most likely due to post-quitting weight gain, a new study has found…The study, which was published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, followed nearly 11,000 middle-aged people without diabetes—45% of whom were smokers—over a nine-year period… […]

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Tags: diabetes risks, smoking


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