Mayo Clinic

Minnesota Doctor Develops At-Home Test To Detect Colon CancerIt's been one year since Mayo Clinic researchers got the go-ahead on a potential game-changer. A test that people could take at home that screens for the second-most deadly type of cancer: Colon cancer.
Officials: New Lyme Disease-Causing Bacteria Species Discovered At Mayo ClinicA new species of Lyme disease-causing bacteria has been discovered by Mayo Clinic scientists.
Saudi Prince Must Pay 3 Women $130K In Discrimination SuitIt likely made no major dent in his pocketbook, but a Saudi Arabian prince visiting the Mayo Clinic in Rochester learns the hard way that he can't discriminate against women in Minnesota. Three women limo drivers from Rochester filed a federal lawsuit last fall after they were fired.
Baby Born On Sidewalk In Front Of Mayo Clinic MethodistA couple rushing to a Rochester hospital for the imminent birth of their daughter didn't quite make it to the delivery room -- but they came so very close. Kannon Schultz was born on the sidewalk in front of the Mayo Clinic Methodist hospital entry door with the help of an employee who was just leaving work.
After 42 Years, Metzen To Retire From Minn. SenateDemocratic Sen. Jim Metzen, whose 42 years in the Legislature make him one of Minnesota's longest-serving state lawmakers, said Saturday that he won't seek re-election. Metzen said in September that he was being treated for a recurrence of lung cancer.
Dalai Lama Getting Prostate Treatment At Mayo ClinicThe clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said in a statement Wednesday that the 80-year-old Tibetan Buddhist leader is being treated for a prostate condition "that is common for men of his age."
Dalai Lama Returns To Rochester Mayo Clinic For Medical CheckupThe Dalai Lama was traveling Tuesday to the United States for prostate treatment and a medical checkup, the Tibetan spiritual leader's website said.
70-Year-Old Injured Hunter Crawls For 16 Hours To Find HelpNorth Dakota was the site of a harrowing story of survival, and a persistent father who refused to give up. Dr. Richard Olsen, 70, broke his leg after falling into a ditch while pheasant hunting last month.
Mayo Doctors Testing 'Freezing' Treatment On Rare CancerDoctors at the Mayo Clinic are trying a new treatment for mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer. The first patient enrolled in the study was Mary Kuntz, a 68-year-old grandmother diagnosed with the disease last summer.
Dayton Has Successful Lower Back Surgery At Mayo ClinicMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has undergone elective lower back surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dayton's office says the procedure lasted about three hours Monday and was successful.
Police Arrest Man Over Mayo-Threatening Facebook PostsA Minnesota man is accused of threatening Mayo Clinic staff on a Facebook post which police say shows him holding a replica assault rifle. Rochester authorities say the 36-year-old Pine Island man was apparently dissatisfied with his treatment at Mayo and posted a photo saying he was going to go "intern hunting."
Gov. Mark Dayton To Have Back Surgery MondayGov. Mark Dayton's office said Sunday that he will undergo elective lower back surgery on Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Officials say it's a similar procedure to one Dayton had done three years ago.

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