Items Tagged ‘United States Preventive Services Task Force’

August 3, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights


  August 3, 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 CNN […]

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Tags: Boston Globe, celiac disease, CNN, Dana Vollmer, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Joseph Murray, Dr. Robert Jenkins, Dr. Tim Lineberry, EKG, Fox News, George B. Bartley, Journal of the American Medical Association

July 30, 2012

A Call to End Routine Treadmill Stress Testing


On Monday, an expert government panel, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, joined the call by recommending against routine testing with electrocardiograms, or EKGs, in people who have no known risk factors or symptoms of heart disease, like shortness of breath or chest pains…. Todd D. Miller, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in […]

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Tags: Dr. Todd Miller, EKG, NY Times, treadmill stress test, United States Preventive Services Task Force

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