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U.S. Senate Telehealth Roundtable Featuring Mayo's Dr. Ommen

Harnessing the Power of Telehealth: Promises and Challenges? Mayo Clinic’s Medical Director of Connected Care Steve Ommen, M.D., is participating in a roundtable discussion before the U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. ET entitled “Harnessing the Power of Telehealth.” Click to WATCH at 2 p.m. ET  [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Added sugar: Don't get sabotaged by sweeteners Added sugar can contribute unwanted calories and aggravate health concerns. See where it may be lurking in your diet and how to cut back. Telehealth: When health care meets cyberspace From researching treatment options to emailing your doctor, see [...]

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Collaboration Means Telestroke Services in Northern New England

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Mayo Clinic Collaborate to Provide Telestroke Services in Northern New England When someone has a stroke, minutes can make the difference between life and death. Studies have shown that prompt access to a vascular neurologist vastly reduces mortality or the long-term disabling effects of a stroke. However, many hospitals, [...]

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