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Oboe Becomes a Surgical Instrument

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dnsdA9AnEU For all of the high-tech and futuristic technology finding its way into health care, Mayo Clinic surgeon Shelagh Cofer, M.D., proves that old-fashioned common sense has its place too. How do you make sure a procedure to restore a musician’s wind power has worked before you leave the operating [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Watch the Sodium When Preparing for Holiday Picnics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKMUC0yUudc   Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and potato salad. Those are the fixings for a fantastic Fourth of July picnic. The problem is this menu can be loaded with sodium, which is bad for your health, especially if you have heart disease.  Vivien Williams and photographer Andy Shilts talk with Mayo Clinic cardiologist Stephen [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

"He's the Bravest Kid I've Ever Seen" - Boo's Kidney Transplant

This little boy you’re about to meet was hit so hard with influenza it damaged his lungs to the point he was put on life support. The ordeal ended up severely damaging his kidneys and doctors feared he was too sick for a transplant. Then he went to Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Twitter Chats Connect Medical Experts

Twitter boasts hundreds of millions of subscribers. So, why wouldn't doctors with important news to share about treatment see if they could get the word out with a few well-worded tweets? Take a discussion recently on immunotherapy and ways medicine can work with our immune systems to fight cancer. Here's [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Mayo Clinic's Zebrafish Program

There is a tiny unsung hero in the medical world, the zebrafish. Studying it has led to countless breakthroughs, from understanding how the body works, to treatments for conditions like cancer and heart disease. At Mayo Clinic, researchers often take their quest for answers to the "Fish Farm.” Journalists: The [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

July 4th Marks 75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s Farewell Speech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5im7vNnaCM ROCHESTER, Minn. — Seventy-five years ago, on July 4th 1939, baseball legend Lou Gehrig delivered the famous speech bidding farewell to the ballpark and his fans. Two weeks before Gehrig had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Accompanied by his wife, Eleanor, Lou left [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

Obsessive Searching for Health Information: Cyberchondria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CY2i5eGF7Q0 Just about everyone searches the Internet now and then for health information. But for some that searching becomes an obsession. They spend hours looking at causes for symptoms and worrying until they’re convinced they have a deadly disease. It’s called cyberchondria. Psychiatrists at Mayo Clinic see people who struggle [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

The Soothing Sounds of Harp Therapy (pkg)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvAHK0hkxX0&feature=youtu.be Journalists: This nat pkg. is available in the downloads. LA CROSSE, Wis. —  The Reverie Harp® is a therapeutic lap instrument that's comfortable to hold and easy to play, and its pentatonic scale ensures a pleasant sound. So, Tom Vaughn and Dana Lochner decided to share the soothing melodies [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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