Items Tagged ‘Valerie Oken’

March 1, 2019

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

By 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

March 1, 2019

Heart Month: No risk factors doesn’t mean no heart attacks, survivor attests

By Karl Oestreich

The Florida Times-Union by Beth Reese Cravey As a critical care nurse married to a cardiologist, Valerie Oken knew the symptoms of a heart attack. But she also knew the risk factors. And she had none of them. So when the chest pain she thought was indigestion worsened, Oken, then 57, waited three hours for […]

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Tags: Dr. Carolyn Landolfo, Florida Times-Union, heart attack, SCAD, Valerie Oken

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