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February 25, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Heart Disease Hasn’t Slowed Record-Setting Swimmer

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Clay “Trip” Hedrick is a world-record-setting swimmer who hasn’t let heart disease — including bypass surgery — slow him down.

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Tags: Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Dr. John Stulak, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic News Network, Mayo Clinic Radio, Stent procedure


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


September 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Hit the Soap and Water After Touching These Seven Things

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A list of seven surfaces that harbor a staggering number of germs is a great reminder to protect yourself by taking one important step over and over again: Wash your hands.

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Poland, hand hygiene, Mayo Clinic News Network, Vaccine Research Group


September 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment

New Study Says Owning a Dog May Improve Heart Health

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According to a new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes, having dogs by our side may make our hearts as healthy as they make them full.

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Tags: Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, heart health, Mayo Clinic News Network


July 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

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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


July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment

An (Almost) Complete Guide to Grilling and Fireworks Safety

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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


July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Dig In To a Garden To Get Healthier, Happier

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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


April 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Practice Makes Perfect Inside Mayo Clinic’s Simulation Centers

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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


February 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Patient Becomes Advocate and Teaches Doctors About Heart Attacks

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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


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