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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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Mayo Plan Gives Rochester Lobby Day Rallying Point

A wave of Rochester residents is descending on the Minnesota Capitol for an annual lobby day that takes on extra importance this year.

02/05/2013

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Rochester Reacts To Mayo Clinic Expansion News

A little more than 100,000 people live in Rochester – but how is the city reacting to the news of a possible influx of 30,000 new Mayo Clinic employees?

01/30/2013

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Mayo Vies For $500M In Public Money For Expansion

The Mayo Clinic, Minnesota’s largest private employer, pressed state lawmakers Wednesday to commit more than $500 million toward an ambitious development project tied to the renowned medical center in Rochester.

01/30/2013

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Mayo Clinic Teams With Optum Unit Of UnitedHealth

The Mayo Clinic and the Optum unit of UnitedHealth Group Inc. are teaming up on a research and innovation facility aimed at improving patient care.

01/15/2013

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What’s The Top-Rated Diet 3 Years Running?

If you’re trying to lose weight and build a healthier body, which diet really works?

01/09/2013

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Mayo Clinic Announces Visitor Restrictions To Curb Flu Outbreak

Pharmacies and clinics are being inundated by customers rushing in to get their flu vaccinations. Now, south Minnesota hospitals are imposing visitor restrictions to combat the outbreak.

01/09/2013

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Flu Outbreaks Cancel Sporting Events, Spur Hospital Restrictions

Influenza outbreaks are forcing Minnesota schools and hospitals to make changes to protect students and visitors.

01/08/2013

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Dayton Released From Mayo After Back Surgery

Gov. Mark Dayton has checked out of Mayo Clinic in Rochester and is headed home for a few weeks of recuperation from back surgery.

01/01/2013

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Dayton Extends Hospital Stay A Day After Surgery

Gov. Mark Dayton will ring in the new year at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, where’s he’s extending his stay by a day as he recovers from back surgery.

12/31/2012

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Gov. Dayton Recovering From Spinal Surgery

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has undergone spinal surgery that will likely sideline him for the rest of the year.

12/27/2012

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Gov. Dayton Heads To Mayo For Spinal Surgery

Spinal surgery will likely sideline Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton for the rest of the year. Dayton is heading to Rochester’s Mayo Clinic Thursday for an operation he hopes will relieve a constriction in his lower back.

12/27/2012

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Good Question: Is It Better To Eat Before Or After A Workout?

With 2013 right around the corner, people are starting to think about their resolutions. A popular one is always getting in shape.

12/26/2012

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Dayton To Undergo Spinal Surgery At Mayo Clinic

Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton will undergo spinal surgery next week at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dayton’s office announced Friday that the operation is being done to relieve a constriction in the governor’s lower back, known as stenosis.

12/21/2012

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Simple Measures Cut Infections Caught In Hospitals

Preventing surgery-linked infections is a major concern for hospitals and it turns out some simple measures can make a big difference.

11/28/2012

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Submits Letter Of Resignation

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., a once rising political star who has been on a mysterious medical leave for months for treatment of bipolar disorder, has resigned from Congress, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.

11/21/2012

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Minnesota Officials: Starving Of Boy ‘Egregious’

Officials are asking a judge to terminate the parental rights of a Minnesota couple accused of starving one of their four children, saying the 8-year-old boy suffered egregious harm and it’s not in the best interest of any child to be in their care.

11/08/2012

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Rep. Jackson Voted Absentee; No Election Event

Jesse Jackson Jr.’s spokesman says the ailing Illinois congressman has voted by absentee ballot. However, Kevin Lampe says in a statement that Jackson won’t hold an election night event next week.

10/31/2012

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Mayo Clinic Confirms Jackson Returns For Treatment

A Mayo Clinic spokesman says Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has returned to the Minnesota hospital for an evaluation. The Democrat was released from the hospital last month after inpatient treatment for bipolar disorder and gastrointestinal issues.

10/23/2012

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Mayo Clinic: Sugar-Rich Diets Linked To Cognitive Impairment In Seniors

A Mayo Clinic study finds a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors.

10/16/2012

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Mayo Clinic Pediatrician Arrested, Accused Of Molestation

A 60-year-old pediatrician has been charged with second-degree sexual assault after police say a teen patient reported being touched inappropriately during a physical exam.

10/10/2012

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Minn. Lawmakers Want Lou Gehrig’s Medical Records

Some Minnesota lawmakers are looking to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that now bears his name or from repetitive head trauma.

10/04/2012

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Mayo Study: Big Bellies Worse Than Obesity

Which is worse? Obesity or normal weight with a ‘beer belly?’ The answer from a Mayo Clinic study might surprise you.

08/28/2012

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