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Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

July 18, 2019

Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

By In the Loop intheloop

Aja Fisher’s dream of becoming a doctor was put on hold after a leukemia diagnosis. She’s sharing her story to help raise awareness of the need for bone marrow donors among minority populations.

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Chemotherapy, Dr. Ernesto Ayala, Dr. James Foran, Leukemia, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic News Network


An (Almost) Complete Guide to Grilling and Fireworks Safety

July 2, 2019

An (Almost) Complete Guide to Grilling and Fireworks Safety

By In the Loop intheloop

Later this week, folks from sea to shining sea will celebrate the birth of our nation with glorious displays of fireworks and grilling. And while it may be tempting to go all out with both, doing so can pose serious risks to your personal safety and your digestive system. And since we care too much […]

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Tags: Dr. Doug Wesely, Dr. Gus Ruparel, Dr. Raaj Ruparel, Mayo Clinic News Network, Safety


Dig In To a Garden To Get Healthier, Happier

July 2, 2019

Dig In To a Garden To Get Healthier, Happier

By In the Loop intheloop

After the dust settles on the red, white and blue celebrations later this week, consider turning your attention to another color: green. It’s a familiar one to gardeners, who reap a host of physical and mental health benefits from time spent planting and pruning.

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Tags: Anya Guy, Dr Vandana Bhide, Dr. Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic Minute, Mayo Clinic News Network


Practice Makes Perfect Inside Mayo Clinic's Simulation Centers

April 11, 2019

Practice Makes Perfect Inside Mayo Clinic’s Simulation Centers

By In the Loop intheloop

From the realistic looking wounds to the high-tech manikins, everything in Mayo’s Simulation Centers is geared toward teaching providers how to help their future patients.

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Tags: Amy Lannen, Anatomage, Dr. Leslie Simon, Dr. Michael Maniaci, J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic News Network


Patient Becomes Advocate and Teaches Doctors About Heart Attacks

February 12, 2019

Patient Becomes Advocate and Teaches Doctors About Heart Attacks

By In the Loop intheloop

At 38, Katherine Leon wasn’t supposed to have a heart attack, which is why it was first overlooked. Sharing her story with doctors shed light on a type of heart attack that was once virtually unknown.

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Mayo Clinic News Network, Spontaneous coronary artery dissection


Laughing at Work Is Good for You -- and That's No Joke

January 22, 2019

Laughing at Work Is Good for You — and That’s No Joke

By In the Loop intheloop

Researchers have found that taking time to laugh during the workday is not just good for relieving stress and boosting engagement. It’s also good for business.

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Tags: Dr. Amit Sood, Integrative Medicine and Health, Mayo Clinic News Network, Mindfulness


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


March 10, 2015

Love Story Makes a Splash: Inside Mayo’s most-watched YouTube video

By In the Loop intheloop

It’s a story about science, technology, medical innovation, patient care and collaboration. But perhaps none of those captured the hearts and eyeballs of people around the globe like the story behind the story. “It’s a love story,” Bob Nellis, Mayo Clinic Research Communications, tells us. “The science and technology are secondary.” While that might hold […]

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Tags: Dr. Raymond Iezzi, Mayo Clinic News Network


July 1, 2014

An (almost) complete guide to grilling and fireworks safety

By In the Loop intheloop

In three days, folks from sea to shining sea will celebrate the birth of our nation with equally glorious displays of fireworks and grilling. And while it may be tempting to go all out with both, doing so can pose some pretty serious risks — to both your personal safety and your digestive system. And […]

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Tags: Diane Dressel, Dietitian, Eau Claire, Jennifer K. Nelson, Katherine Zeratsky, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic News Network


March 11, 2014

Poor excuses for avoiding exercise

By Elizabeth Harty, Sr Communications Specialist meharty

Everyone has hobbies. Some people like to read. Some like to sew. Or watch birds. Or weave baskets under water. Others make fitness and exercise their hobby. An even more popular hobby, however, may be making up excuses for not exercising. Some of us truly excel at this. The good folks at the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic News Network


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