Items Tagged ‘U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’

April 30, 2013

Is Suicide Screening Effective? Still no Clear Answer

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Since adults who die by suicide have often visited their primary care physician within the previous month, could routine screening for suicide by primary care physicians prevent suicides? Unfortunately, “there is not enough evidence to make a definitive recommendation for or against screening,” the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force—a volunteer panel of national experts in […]

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Tags: depression, Dr. Timothy Lineberry, Psychiatric News, suicide, suicide prevention, suicide screening, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


July 6, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 6, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlight 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 New […]

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Tags: Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, David Claypool, Dr. Rafael Fonseca, Hematologic Malignancies Program, Huffington Post, Huffington Post Canada, KAAL, Mall of America, mammograms, Matthew Sztajnkrycer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery


June 27, 2012

US Mammograms Decline After Task Force Recommendation, Mayo Clinic Finds

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Preventive mammography rates in women in their 40s have dropped nearly 6 percent nationwide since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against routine mammograms for women in this age group, a Mayo Clinic analysis shows. That represents a small but significant decrease since the controversial guidelines were released, the researchers say…”The 2009 USPSTF […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Dr. Nilay Shah, mammograms, Science Codex, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


June 1, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 1, 2012 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 oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: Advancing the Science, Arizona PBS, Arizona Republic, Bruce Johnson, Dr. Chet Rihal, Dr. James Levine, Erik Castle, James Levine, Mayo Clinic Human Integrative and Environmental Physiology Lab, Moe Bell, Mount Everest, MPR


May 23, 2012

Prostate Cancer Screening Called Into Question

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The age of constant testing for prostate cancer appears to be over. The recommendation against the blood test used to detect early prostate cancer was made by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a panel of health experts tasked with reviewing the effectiveness of procedures. Dr. Scott Helmers, an Urgent Care doctor with Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: cancer screening, Dr. Scott Helmers, KEYC, prostate cancer, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


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