Mayo Clinic News Releases

Aug 21, 2017

Leve modificación en las pautas de la vacuna contra el VPH para niños menores de 15 años

By Sharon Theimer @stheimer
ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Hace poco llevé a mi hija de 12 años al médico para que recibiera la tercera vacuna contra el VPH, pero me dijeron que esa tercera dosis ya no es necesaria. ¿Cuál es la razón para este cambio y por qué la vacuna contra el VPH no [...]
Leve modificación en las pautas de la vacuna contra el VPH para niños menores de 15 años
Aug 20, 2017

Artificial intelligence in health care: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Tufia Haddad, a Mayo Clinic oncologist and the physician leader for Mayo Clinic’s collaboration with IBM Watson, will discuss AI and cognitive computing in health care. Also on the program, Dr. Tina Hieken, a Mayo Clinic surgeon, will explain a new fast-track breast cancer [...]
Aug 20, 2017

Sharing Mayo Clinic: ‘There Isn’t Another Place in the World I Would Rather Crash’

By Dana Sparks @danasparks
Carbon monoxide poisoning led to a plane crash that sent pilot Dan Bass to the hospital at Mayo Clinic. His doctors were able to treat his injuries and help him  recover from the poisoning, thanks in part to hyperbaric oxygen therapy. The last thing Dan Bass remembers about his flight [...]
Sharing Mayo Clinic: ‘There Isn’t Another Place in the World I Would Rather Crash’
Aug 19, 2017

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Behavioral treatment can help control incontinence

By Liza Torborg @lizatorborg
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past few years, I’ve noticed that, when I cough or sneeze, I sometimes leak a small amount of urine. Twice in the past month, I had this happen without warning. And, instead of it being a small leak, it was like I had wet my [...]
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Behavioral treatment can help control incontinence
Aug 18, 2017

Home Remedies: Skin abrasions known as “raspberries”

By Dana Sparks @danasparks
Raspberries are usually bright red and painful, and, no — not the fruit. Raspberries, strawberries, road rash — whatever you call these scrapes — are painful and can be difficult to treat. Some suggest wrapping the wound, while others suggest airing it out. Chelsea Mann, M.D., a Mayo Clinic Health [...]
Home Remedies: Skin abrasions known as “raspberries”
Aug 18, 2017

The human microbiome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's our own personal ecosystem.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Purna Kashyap explains how the human microbiome could hold some keys to our health. To listen, click the link below. The Human Microbiome
Aug 18, 2017

Making Mayo's Recipes: 5 reasons to plan for leftover chicken

By Dana Sparks @danasparks
Leftovers can be a busy cook's best friend. Plan for them! When you're baking, roasting or grilling chicken breasts, always make a few extra. It doesn't take more time and you can turn leftover cooked chicken into quick weeknight meals. With these five recipe ideas, your family won't even realize [...]
Making Mayo's Recipes: 5 reasons to plan for leftover chicken
Aug 18, 2017

Consejos de salud: Mal aliento

By Sharon Theimer @stheimer
Por el personal de Mayo Clinic El mal aliento, también conocido como halitosis, puede dar vergüenza y, en algunos casos, incluso causar ansiedad. No sorprende que las tiendas estén llenas de gomas de mascar, pastillas de menta, enjuagues bucales y otros productos diseñados para combatir el mal aliento. Sin embargo, [...]
Consejos de salud:  Mal aliento
Aug 18, 2017

Mayo Clinic Minute: Can your child hear the teacher?

By Jeff Olsen @JeffOlsenMN
You might have a check of your student’s vision on your back-to-school list, but what about his hearing? Dr. Kelly Conroy, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, says children with an undiagnosed hearing issue can face both academic and social struggles. https://youtu.be/aeuMGZT4o7o Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:00) [...]
Aug 18, 2017

Living With Cancer: Is it melanoma?

By Laurel J. Kelly @laureljkelly
Slideshow: Identifying melanoma Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is often curable if you find it early. The exact cause of all melanomas isn't clear, but exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunlight or tanning lamps and beds increases your risk. These images and the ABCDE melanoma test can [...]
Living With Cancer: Is it melanoma?
Aug 17, 2017

Mayo Clinic contributes $28 billion to US economy, creates more than 167,000 jobs nationwide

By Duska Anastasijevic @duska
ROCHESTER, Minn. ─ Today, Mayo Clinic released a societal impact report demonstrating the powerful effect the organization has on medical practice, patients and the American economy. The report ─ a first-of-its-kind study for Mayo Clinic ─ shows that Mayo Clinic contributed $28 billion to the U.S. economy and created 167,000 [...]
Mayo Clinic contributes $28 billion to US economy, creates more than 167,000 jobs nationwide
Aug 17, 2017

Something to Think About: Light and darkness

By Dana Sparks @danasparks
Dr. Amit Sood says, "The wider I open my eyes, the more light I can see." Dear friend, Vultures soar in the sky, looking for carcass, while humming birds dart from one tree to the next, looking for fresh blossoms. They both work hard and find what they are looking [...]
Something to Think About: Light and darkness