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March 19, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Talking to Kids About COVID-19

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COVID-19 has changed life for everyone, including kids. Jenn Rodemeyer, manager of Mayo Clinic’s Child Life Program, explains how to help young people cope with the changes they’re facing.

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Tags: Child LIfe Program, Dr. Gregory Poland, Infectious Diseases, Jenn Rodemeyer


February 18, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Hot Yoga. The Hot Fitness Trend You’re Going to Want to Try

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Hot yoga has become one of the hottest fitness trends of the past decade. Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic’s Department of Sports Medicine, says the benefits are wide-ranging.

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Tags: Department of Sports Medicine, Dr Edward Laskowski, Hot yoga, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


January 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Flamenco Dance Offers Unique Form of Healing

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A pilot program offered through Mayo Clinic’s Center for Humanities in Medicine in Arizona gives patients the opportunity to heal through the art of flamenco dance.

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Tags: Carol Graziano, Center for Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona


January 16, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Family’s Birkie Fever Leads to Royal Position in Legendary Ski Race

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Mayo Clinic lab tech Tasha Pinckney, along with her dad and husband, will participate in this year’s American Birkebeiner as “Berkie Royalty” during the largest cross country ski race in North America. 

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Tags: American Birkebeiner, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Tasha Pinckney


December 3, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Silent Heart Attacks Are a Real Thing — But They Don’t Have to Be

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Heart attacks aren’t one-size-fits-all and can sometimes happen even without knowing it. But rather than worry, it’s possible to take steps to safeguard our hearts.

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Tags: Dr. Rekha Mankad, Heart attack, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Women's Heart Clinic


November 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Dog Days Bring Joy to Staff in Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

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Tammy Schmit was looking for a way to lift the spirits of her team when she had an idea: invite Mayo Clinic’s Caring Canines to bring their unique brand of cheer to the staff.

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Tags: Caring Canines, Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Kaitlyn Maidl, Tammy Schmit


November 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Tips for Turning Your Home Into a “Wellness Refuge” This Winter

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As the days turn darker, Kyja Stygar, M.D., a family practice physician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, offers tips on making it a happy, healthy winter.

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Tags: Dr. Kyja Stygar, Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


October 31, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Nurse Brings Hogwarts to Mayo Clinic To Cast a Fall Prevention Spell

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Megan VanDeVoorde, a nurse a Mayo Clinic, used her knowledge of all things Harry Potter as a way to inspire her organ transplant colleagues during the recent Fall Prevention Awareness Week.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Megan VanDeVoorde, Safety


October 31, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Why Scary Movies Make Your Heart Pound and Muscles Clench

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Dr. Regis Fernandes, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, breaks down what is happening in your body — and the reasons why — when you watch a scary movie.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Regis Fernandes, Mayo Clinic News Network


October 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

This Halloween, Be Sure To Eat Your Pumpkins, Kids

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Before the season comes to a close, pick up a pumpkin that’s grown for the purpose of being nutritious rather than nightmarish, and reap the nutritional benefits of a fall favorite.

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Tags: Anya Guy, Dietitian, Healthy eating, Jamie Pronschinske, Mayo Clinic News Network


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