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ROCHESTER, Minn. — The next frontier in individualized medicine is here. Mayo Clinic's 11th annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Nov. 2–3 will focus on "Exploring [...]
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International Stuttering Awareness Day will be observed on Saturday, Oct. 22, which makes this a good time to learn about supporting a child who stutters.
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — A team of researchers from Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded a five-year, $12.1 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence [...]
World Stroke Day is Oct. 29
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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 42-year-old woman of Hispanic descent. At my annual physical, my clinician suggested I be screened for diabetes. I was surprised. [...]
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National Mammography Day will be observed on Friday, Oct. 21, which makes this a good time to learn about mammograms and why they're important.
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — Today, Mayo Clinic celebrated a milestone at the construction site of an 11-floor building where researchers will make scientific breakthroughs that address [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic will launch a new Mayo Clinic Proceedings expansion journal on digital health, with the first issue to be published in [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has been recognized for outstanding achievement by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. During the Upper Midwest Emmys [...]
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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: It seems like everyone I know has some type of back pain. My husband and I both suffer from back pain but mine [...]
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