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Wickenburg Community Hospital adds Mayo Clinic “Telestroke”

WICKENBURG, Ariz. — Wickenburg residents in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic telestroke program that is now be available at Wickenburg Community Hospital. A recent agreement between Wickenburg Community Hospital and Mayo Clinic in Arizona means the service featuring a remotely controlled, self-propelled [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Opens Door for Early Screening Tools for Parkinson’s Disease

PHOENIX — A smell test could someday be one of the tools to screen for people at risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It develops gradually, sometimes starting with a barely [...]

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Caroline's Courage After Stroke

Who do you picture when you think of a stroke victim? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention most people who have strokes are over the age of 64. But a little girl named Caroline knows all too well they can strike at any age. She was just [...]

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Mayo Clinic study examines thoughts on predictive tests for Alzheimer’s

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study examines the question “what would you do if you knew you are predisposed to Alzheimer’s disease?” The study, which will be published in the October edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, was conducted to measure attitudes concerning Alzheimer’s genetic and biomarker tests. Other studies [...]

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