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September 4, 2014

Australian Paramedic Students Hop on Board With Gold Cross

By In the Loop intheloop

You’ve heard the old axiom, “Sharing is caring.” Aside from schools and playgrounds, that’s perhaps nowhere more important than in health care. And as AM 1240 WJON in St. Cloud, Minnesota, reported recently, our friends at Gold Cross have been holding true to that by hosting paramedic students from La Trobe University in Bendigo, Australia, […]

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Tags: Education, Gold Cross, Paramedics


September 2, 2014

Let Sleeping Kids Lie?

By In the Loop intheloop

If you’re the parent of a school-age child, congratulations. You made it. You survived another summer. And for many, today is the day you’ve been waiting for: the first day of school! But if your teen, or preteen, was a little slow to rise and shine this morning, new research shows he or she may […]

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Tags: Education, Sleep, Teenagers


September 2, 2014

Paramedics in Training Meet Case in Point

By In the Loop intheloop

On the first day of class, students in the new Emergency Medicine Paramedic Program at the Mayo School of Health Sciences will meet someone who is living proof of the importance of training programs such as theirs. Dan Anger, coordinator of the new program, will introduce his best friend and the person who convinced him […]

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Tags: Education, Medical Transport, Paramedics


May 15, 2014

Helping students learn science from the InSciEd Out

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

If K-12 students throughout the southern half of Minnesota do not grow up to be scientists, it will be through no fault of Mayo Clinic’s Chris Pierret, Ph.D. That’s because in addition to the great work he’s doing with young Austin McCoy (a story we shared last week), Dr. Pierret and others at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Chris Pierret, Education


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