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Mayo Clinic Arizona Otolaryngology Residency Program

Date: 2020-10-20 13:36:18 Program Director overview of Otolaryngology Residency

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Mayo Clinic Minute: The importance of stretching throughout your workday

Date: 2020-09-18 21:02:41 More health and medical news on the Mayo Clinic News Network. https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/ Journalists: Clean and nat sound versions of this pkg available for download at https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/ Register (free) at https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/request-account/

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Child Passenger Safety

Date: 2020-09-27 19:24:39 It’s the leading cause of death in children under the age of 19. “We really stress the importance of buckling up your children, every time, every ride,” said Sally Kreuscher, a child advocacy program coordinator at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Health experts say it’s important to make sure a child’s […]

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Relocating Cancer Services

Date: 2020-09-06 01:35:40 It houses the latest cancer treatments, therapies, and technology—The Regional Cancer Center offers patients outpatient cancer care including counseling, physical therapy, and palliative care. “As part of our cancer program, we have discussed many times amongst other providers in town about whether this community could really support a cancer hospital and we […]

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Plasma Donations Needed During Covid-19

Date: 2020-09-06 00:36:44 As the numbers continue to rise, health experts are looking for donors. “COVID 19 is still raging through the community. We are doing more transfusions of plasma then we have, every day is a new record for us right now,” said Jeremy Puckett, blood center supervisor at Lee Health. While donations are […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Will there be an at-home test for COVID-19?

Date: 2020-08-06 16:47:24 The Food and Drug Administration has paved the way for commercial developers to create at-home COVID-19 tests. While no test is yet approved for home use, a fast and cheap test could encourage people to test themselves routinely before going to work or school. Real-time results would enable infected people to self-quarantine […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Children, COVID-19 and multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Date: 2020-09-02 17:00:29 Children can become ill with COVID-19, and sometimes they develop a rare but serious reaction called multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C). When this reaction happens, different body parts become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, intestinal tract and brain. More than 600 cases of MIS-C have been reported in the U.S. as of Aug. […]

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COVID-19 and Kids

Date: 2020-09-06 13:53:45 No matter how old you are, health experts say, when it comes to COVID-19, no one is immune. “We’ve seen newborns who are COVID positive all the way through children who are in their late teens,” said Armando Llechu CAO Golisano Children’s Hospital. To date, Golisano Children’s Hospital has diagnosed several hundred […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Strict adherence to public health measures effective in combating COVID-19

Date: 2020-08-18 15:43:51 Until a vaccine is developed, public health measures are best defense against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These measures include masking, hand hygiene and physical distancing. “Strict adherence to those things is a very powerful antidote to this virus,” says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Back-to-school recommendations

Date: 2020-08-06 20:27:38 Whether in person, online or a hybrid model of education, families and school districts are planning for how to safely teach students during the COVID-19 pandemic. No matter which plan is chosen by communities, this school year will be challenging. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious […]

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