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Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3/30/15

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headline with Vivien Williams: March is Traumatic Brain Injuries Month — Allen Brown, M.D., says the highest risk group is the elderly who most often fall at home. Dr. Brown shares tips on how to provide a safe home environment Journalists: Video is available in the [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the social media campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is [...]

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Mayo Clinic Radio: Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one [...]

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Tuesday Q & A: Risk of sustaining a concussion higher after already having one

Tuesday Q & A: Risk of sustaining a concussion higher after already having one

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter, 17, was hit while playing soccer last fall and had a mild concussion. Her doctor says it is okay for her to play again in the spring, but I’m worried. Isn’t she more likely to get another concussion if she’s had one already? Does having [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

From returning war veterans to professional athletes or even a patient with what seems like a simple bump on the head, traumatic brain injury is often misunderstood.  On Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. CT, Michael Link, M.D., and Allen Brown, M.D., will give us the definition of traumatic brain injury, explain how the injuries are [...]

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Recovery After Brain Injury: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-8-2014 From returning war veterans to professional athletes or even a patient with what seems like a simple bump on the head, traumatic brain injury is often misunderstood.  On Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. CT, Michael Link, M.D., and Allen Brown, M.D., [...]

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Mayo Clinic and Collaborators to Study Use of Electronic Media to Improve Care of Traumatic Brain Injury

Mayo Clinic and Collaborators to Study Use of Electronic Media to Improve Care of Traumatic Brain Injury

ROCHESTER, Minn. — For people who are hospitalized for traumatic brain injury, recovery may involve physical and cognitive problems that linger for years. The road back to health can be even more arduous for those who live in remote rural areas and don't have access to brain rehabilitation specialists. Mayo [...]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries are Likely More Common Than Previously Thought

Traumatic Brain Injuries are Likely More Common Than Previously Thought

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Though researchers are becoming increasingly aware of the long-term effects of head injury, few studies have looked at the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in all age groups, including males and females, taking into account both mild and serious events. In a recent study published in [...]

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