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Check out a few of the most popular News Network stories on @mayoclinic social media this past week.

IBD Pride Clinic: Belonging while battling bowel disease

In July 2022, Mayo Clinic was one of the first in the nation to open an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pride Clinic. The clinic aims to create an affirming space for LGBTQ+ patients to talk about their specific healthcare concerns.

Mayo Clinic gives tips on staying active with joint pain

A good first step if you want to join a sport or up your exercise goals is to check with your primary care clinician or see a sports medicine specialist who can assess your overall fitness level, general mobility and if you have current injuries or pain.⁠

Tips from a gynecologic surgeon on recovery from surgery

Dr. Megan Wasson, a gynecologic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive procedures at Mayo Clinic, says it's a priority to help patients in their recovery from surgery so they can get back to their lives as quickly as possible.

Helping kids with anxiety through exposure therapy

Dr. Stephen Whiteside, a psychologist with Mayo Clinic Children's Center, says exposure therapy helps kids face their fears more effectively than talk therapy, often requiring fewer sessions.

$20 million gift from Dwight and Dian Diercks to accelerate Mayo Clinic's strategy for transformational healthcare AI and innovation

An extraordinary act of philanthropy will accelerate Mayo Clinic's work at the forefront of healthcare innovation. Mayo Clinic is incredibly grateful to Dwight and Dian Diercks for their visionary gift of $20 million supporting Mayo Clinic Platform and advancing Mayo's use of AI to improve patient outcomes in cancer.