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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Thirty years ago, when Mayo Clinic's Mary O'Connor, M.D., was deciding on a specialty after medical school, she heard that orthopedic surgeons had to be strong — so they could saw through bones — and should be former athletes so they could relate to the musculoskeletal system. [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Current national guidelines provide benchmarks regarding the number of polyps physicians should detect, on average, during a colonoscopy. Recent studies at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida suggest these benchmarks may be too low. Their study, in the online issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, found that use of high-definition [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Every year thousands of people have cardiac catheterizations, or angioplasties — a diagnostic test of blood flow to the heart — where a doctor threads a catheter to the heart arteries to look for blockages and other issues. For years, doctors have used the artery near the [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
Naples, Fla. — August 16, 2012. Mayo Clinic and NCH Healthcare System officials today announced NCH Healthcare System as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. NCH, based in Naples, is the first member of the network in Florida and the Southeast region of the United States. Multimedia Alert: [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
Jacksonville, Fla. — August 7, 2012. Summer can mean more than just an increase in temperatures, humidity and outdoor physical activity. It can also mean an increased risk of kidney stones, which affect approximately 3.8 million people in the United States and are on the rise. Multimedia Alert: Video and [...]Created by Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Vitamin D is primarily produced in the body through direct exposure of the skin to sunlight. While it has long been touted for its important role in maintaining healthy bones, more recent research suggests that sustaining healthy levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream can also reduce [...]Created by mayonewsreleases