Items Tagged ‘walking’

September 5, 2019

‘Go for a walk and call me in the morning’: How prescriptions for outdoors time are taking root

By Karl Oestreich

Star Tribuneby Sarah Barker Until recently, doctors encouraged patients to get more outdoor exercise but stopped short of writing a prescription. Soon, in collaboration with parks and trails organizations, community and athletic associations, some Minnesota doctors will be handing patients prescriptions for that dose of nature. “The data is there. We’re wired to be connected […]

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Tags: Dr. Brent Bauer, Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine program, outdoor exercise, Star Tribune, walking

May 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 24, 2019

By Emily Blahnik

New York Times, In Health Care, Too Much Privacy Is a Bad Thing by Luke Miner — Data-sharing agreements should be standardized so that doctors and hospitals don’t have to draft custom ones every time they want to share information. Some effort has already been made to reform fines by taking into account the “culpability” […]

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Tags: addiction, aging, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, ASU, bariatric surgery, blood donation, blood thinners, cardiac rehab, Chiari malformation, Christine Hughes

April 5, 2013

Walking and Running May Offer Similar Heath Benefits

By Logan Lafferty

Walkers who feel as though they are way down on the exercise chain can now hold their heads a little higher…”This is a valuable study that was done on a large number of people,” said Dr. Gerald Fletcher, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and a spokesperson for the American Heart Association […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, Dr. Gerald Fletcher, health benefits, quantity of exercise, running, walking, Yahoo! News Canada

September 28, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights


September 28, 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 USA […]

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