Mayo Clinic

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Board Watching Over Massive Mayo Expansion To Meet

An eight-member panel helping steer the massive Mayo Clinic expansion project in Rochester is meeting for the first time.

08/09/2013

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Mayo: 7 Of 10 Americans On At Least One Prescription

A Mayo Clinic study suggests that more Americans are currently taking prescription drugs than not. The results say that about 7 of 10 Americans are currently taking at least one prescription medication, and over 50 percent are on two different prescriptions.

06/19/2013

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NTSB Rules In 2011 Mayo Clinic Helicopter Crash

Federal officials investigating a helicopter crash that a killed Mayo Clinic heart surgeon and technician say financial pressures contributed to the pilot’s decision to continue flying through deteriorating weather.

06/18/2013

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Could A Blood Test Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester are determining whether a blood test could offer early detection for Alzheimer’s Disease. The Mayo analyzed samples of plasma and brain fluids from 45 patients.

05/29/2013

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Good Question: How Do You Keep Fear Of Storms From Becoming A Phobia?

The skies turn gray. The lightning cracks. Thunder booms. For most of us, a fleeting moment of fear is as bad as it gets. “Even when there’s not a storm, [kids are] checking the weather, they’re feeling nervous if it gets overcast. That’s different,” said Dr. Steven Whiteside, a Mayo Clinic child psychologist who specializes in anxiety.

05/21/2013

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Tom Brokaw Speaks At Mayo Clinic Commencement

Former news anchor Tom Brokaw became the first recipient of an honorary degree from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine on Saturday. “If there is an oxymoron in America, it’s a humble anchorman,” Brokaw said. “But this is truly a humbling experience.”

05/18/2013

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Mayo Study: No Link Between Anesthesia And Dementia

Can anesthesia from surgery cause dementia in elderly patients? That question was the subject of a recent Mayo Clinic study. The findings were released Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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In Tax Bill, House Advances Mayo Project Subsidy

The Mayo Clinic is partway to its goal of winning state financial support for an expansion project in Rochester.

04/24/2013

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Reworked Mayo Finance Plan Ups Local, Private Ante

State taxpayer money would go toward an expansion of the Mayo Clinic only after a hefty amount of private money and more local taxes are committed to the project, under a reworked plan unveiled in a state Senate committee on Monday.

04/22/2013

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Would You Donate A Kidney To A Stranger?

Would you donate your kidney to a stranger? A growing number of people are willing to do just that.

04/18/2013

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Mayo Clinic Subsidy Shrinks In Minn. House Plan

Minnesota House Democrats want to trim the state’s contribution to a Mayo Clinic expansion proposal by about $200 million from an original request of about $500 million from the Rochester healthcare giant.

04/15/2013

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Senate Tax Chair: New Mayo Funding Plan Needs Work

A top Senate Democrat says the altered funding plan to help the Mayo Clinic expand needs work before moving forward.

04/12/2013

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Revised Mayo Financing Plan Expected By Next Week

A reworked plan to finance public portions of a massive Mayo Clinic expansion in Rochester is expected to be ready by early next week.

04/10/2013

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Racino Bill Aims To Solve Stadium Funding Woes

Funding for the Viking stadium has come up short at the Capitol in the past, but racino supporters say lawmakers can’t ignore it any longer.

04/08/2013

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Key Lawmakers Want Greater Local Bent To Mayo Plan

Key Minnesota lawmakers on Tuesday signaled a coming makeover to the Mayo Clinic expansion plan that would reduce the state’s burden and increase the amount derived locally.

04/02/2013

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Mayo Looks For Jumpstart In Minn. House Committee

The bill to assist the Mayo Clinic in a major expansion is back before a Minnesota House committee where it hit turbulence last month.

04/02/2013

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Good Question: Is A Gluten-Free Diet Healthier For Most Of Us?

Twenty-nine percent of Americans tell researchers they’re trying to avoid gluten. Why?

03/19/2013

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Mayo Bill Pauses As Key Lawmaker Doubts Financing

A key Minnesota lawmaker says a bill committing the state to aid in a massive Mayo Clinic expansion project needs a considerable makeover to get through her House committee.

03/12/2013

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Study: Kids Who Avoid Things More Likely To Have Anxiety

Kids who avoid scary situations are more likely to have anxiety problems.

03/12/2013

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Tighter Financial Controls In Mayo Expansion Bill

A bill paving the way for a significant expansion of Rochester’s Mayo Clinic has picked up more accountability features as it steams ahead.

02/26/2013

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Mayo Study: Implantable Ring Controls Chronic Acid Reflux

A Mayo Clinic study finds that an implant can control acid reflux.

02/20/2013

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Mayo Expansion Bill Eases Past 1st Minn. Committee

The Mayo Clinic proposal for government help toward a major expansion in Rochester has eased past its first of many committee stops in the state Legislature.

02/14/2013

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Mayo Expansion Bill Makes 1st Minn. Committee Stop

The Mayo Clinic proposal for government help toward a major expansion in Rochester is making its first committee stop in the state Legislature.

02/14/2013

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Dayton Offers Stronger Support For Mayo Expansion

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is expressing his strongest support yet for an expansion of the famed Mayo Clinic that depends on the state aiding with related development costs.

02/11/2013

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Teenager Raises Thousands For Fellow Heart Patients

Ten thousand dollars is a generous donation to the medical field no matter who it comes from. The doctors at the Mayo Clinic say it meant a little more, however, when they found out the donor was a 14-year-old boy about to go through open heart surgery.

02/08/2013

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