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'Harvesting' Healthy Approach to Fall Work

'Harvesting' Healthy Approach to Fall Work

Sparta, Wisc. — The harvest season is exciting and especially busy for rural communities, but Mayo Clinic Health System providers understand how dangerous it can be for farmers.  According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Emergency physician at Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Mayo Clinic Trauma Surgeon and Retired Air Force Colonel Receives American Legion Distinguished Service Medal

Mayo Clinic Trauma Surgeon and Retired Air Force Colonel Receives American Legion Distinguished Service Medal

ROCHESTER, Minn. –– The American Legion presented Donald Jenkins, M.D., a Mayo Clinic trauma surgeon and retired Air Force colonel, with its highest award, the Distinguished Service Medal, for his achievements in trauma and critical medical care for military personnel injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. The American Legion, chartered by [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Mayo Clinic Study Reveals Types and Severity of Youth Ice Hockey Injuries

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new Mayo Clinic study in Pediatrics reviews the types and severity of injuries among youth ice hockey players. The study examined the spectrum of injuries and found fractures and concussions to be most frequent, with many of these injuries requiring hospitalization and surgery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yrcCe_ay60 “Ice hockey is one [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Dr. Jenkins Summer Injuries: Poisonings Dangers (:23)

Dr. Jenkins warns of potential poisonings

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Jenkins Summer Injuries: Heat Injuries (:12)

Dr. Jenkins explains that heat related issues are common.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Jenkins Summer Injuries: Summer Activities and Prevention (:25)

Dr. Jenkins says that summertime activities can set the stage for problems,.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Jenkins Summer Injuries: Summer is a Busy Time (:15)

Dr. Jenkins explains that summer is a busy time for E-R's and trauma.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Jenkins Summer Injuries: Shocking Statistics (:18)

Dr. Jenkins explains that trauma is a leading cause of death.

Created by Joel Streed

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