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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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Science is an Act of Love: Dr. Giancarlo Rastelli at Mayo Clinic

Date: 2020-09-01 13:24:22 The story of a brilliant young Italian physician who made important contributions in cardiac surgery and research at Mayo Clinic before his untimely death from cancer at age 36. His values still inspire us today. Mayo Clinic Heritage Films produces original documentaries and dramatizations about key aspects of Mayo’s history. With the […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Strategic Management and Resource Team keeps patients safe during COVID-19

Date: 2020-08-21 18:12:29 In an effort to see patients safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic developed a Strategic Management and Resource Team, also known as a SMaRT team, to help institute safety measures like universal masking, expanded cleaning protocols and use of virtual visits. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. A. Noelle Larson, […]

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Mayo Clinic Family Medicine Residency Rochester Resident Testimonials

Date: 2020-09-01 15:13:31 Family Medicine Residents at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN describe their experiences training in a rural resident clinic and a world-renowned tertiary care medical center.

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Link between hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, menopausal hot flashes

Date: 2020-08-20 14:15:26 A study recently conducted at Mayo Clinic found that women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy were more likely to experience bothersome menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats. Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and hot flashes are both linked to heart disease risk. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Herd immunity, antibodies and COVID-19

Date: 2020-07-30 14:18:38 The concept of herd immunity has sparked debate about whether it would control the spread of COVID-19. Herd immunity happens when a sufficient proportion of a population is immune to an infectious disease, meaning spread from person to person is unlikely. So what is known about immunity and COVID-19? On the Mayo […]

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What is Hyperparathyroidism?

Date: 2020-08-30 21:57:47 They are tiny hormone glands next to the thyroid—the parathyroid regulates your body’s calcium levels. But if these glands create too much hormone, patients can develop a condition called hyperparathyroidism. “It’s only in about seven to 1000 people, but I see it quite frequently and it’s often just discovered incidentally with high […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag COVID-19 questions answered

Date: 2020-08-25 17:28:46 During the COVID-19 pandemic, new information about the disease is discovered on a weekly basis and it can be hard to keep up. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners’ questions on COVID-19. Does hand sanitizer […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Delegate, delete, do how to integrate home, work life

Date: 2020-07-30 17:40:35 During the COVID-19 pandemic, teleworking has become a way of life for many. As the physical boundaries between work and home blur, work-life balance can be a challenge. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Adam Perlman, director of Integrative Health and Wellness at Mayo Clinic in Florida, offers helpful strategies for […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Delegate, delete, do how to integrate home, work life

Date: 2020-07-30 17:40:35 During the COVID-19 pandemic, teleworking has become a way of life for many. As the physical boundaries between work and home blur, work-life balance can be a challenge. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Adam Perlman, director of Integrative Health and Wellness at Mayo Clinic in Florida, offers helpful strategies for […]

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