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Sleep Specialist Helps ID Clear Signs of Sleep Trouble

November 29, 2018

Sleep Specialist Helps ID Clear Signs of Sleep Trouble

By In the Loop intheloop

Most of us don’t get as much sleep as we should. But how do you know when a lack of sleep becomes a problem that needs medical intervention?

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Tags: Center for Sleep Medicine, Dr. Michael Silber, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, REM sleep behavior disorder, Restless Legs Syndrome


Back-to-School Readiness Means More Than Pencils and Paper

August 28, 2018

Back-to-School Readiness Means More Than Pencils and Paper

By In the Loop intheloop

Family Medicine specialist Elizabeth Cozine, M.D., recently stopped by the Mayo Clinic Radio set to share how parents can set their kids up for success this school year.

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Tags: Dr. Elizabeth Cozine, Dr. Tom Shives, Family Medicine, HPV, Mayo Clinic Radio


How to Set Down Your Device and Start Paying Attention

August 7, 2018

How to Set Down Your Device and Start Paying Attention

By In the Loop intheloop

A recent study found that teens spend an average of nine hours each day looking at a screen. Adults who are determined to not let that be true for their kid will first need to look in the mirror.

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Tags: Dr Angela Mattke, Dr. Amit Sood


3 Tips for a Safe and Festive Fourth

July 3, 2018

3 Tips for a Safe and Festive Fourth

By In the Loop intheloop

Don’t let your Fourth of July celebration turn into a dangerous situation. These three timely tips will ensure you have a fun, safe and healthy holiday.

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Tags: Dietitian, Dr. David Claypool, Dr. Jose Pulido, emergency medicine, food poisoning, heatstroke, Katherine Zeratsky, Mayo Clinic News Network, Ophthalmology


Sunshine and Screen Time: Managing Your Child's Media Use This Summer

June 14, 2018

Sunshine and Screen Time: Managing Your Child’s Media Use This Summer

By In the Loop intheloop

Summer break has begun for most students, which means new (or no) routines. Unfortunately, many kids are spending a bit too much of their newfound free time staring at a screen.

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Tags: behavioral health, Dr Angela Mattke, Dr. Chelsea Ale, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, pediatrics


At 101, Regina Gurland Could Write the Book on Healthy Aging

April 17, 2018

At 101, Regina Gurland Could Write the Book on Healthy Aging

By In the Loop intheloop

Regina Gurland may have passed the century mark, but she’s not slowing down. She drives, socializes, walks her dog … and faithfully reads Mayo Clinic Health Letter.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health Letter, Mayo Clinic on Healthy Aging


Sometimes the Best Medicine Comes With Four Legs and Fur

April 10, 2018

Sometimes the Best Medicine Comes With Four Legs and Fur

By In the Loop intheloop

Mayo Clinic team members are known for their caring spirit, and the four-legged members are no exception. That’s why Mayo’s Caring Canines dog therapy program is often exactly what the doctor orders.

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Tags: Caring Canines, Charlie Waite, Dr. Mohamad Bydon


Case in Point for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Campaign

March 20, 2018

Case in Point for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Campaign

By In the Loop intheloop

Every year approximately 50,000 Americans die from colorectal cancer. A month-long Mayo Clinic social media campaign aims to change that.

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Tags: colorectal cancer, Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, Dr. Paul Limburg, Mayo Clinic in Florida, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


Want to Lose that Last 5 Pounds? Just Stand There

February 8, 2018

Want to Lose that Last 5 Pounds? Just Stand There

By In the Loop intheloop

We’ve gotten the message that too much sitting is bad for our health and that standing is good medicine. And now, new Mayo Clinic research shows standing is good for our waistline, too.

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Tags: Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, research


Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

January 2, 2018

Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

By In the Loop intheloop

Now that the holiday gatherings and other festivities are done, it’s time to get serious about that list of New Year’s resolutions.

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Tags: Dr. Stephen Kopecky, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic Diet, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


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