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Oct 12, 2010 · Leave a Reply

Mayo Clinic & Minnesota Twins Team Up for Improved Health

By Elizabeth Rice @elizabeth rice

nEven though the New York Yankees ended the Minnesota Twins' playoff hopes on Saturday night, the first season in Target Field was lined with attendance records and an American League Central Division Championship, not to mention a new relationship with Mayo Clinic to help improve the health of Twins fans.n

nThroughout the 2010 season, Mayo Clinic provided on-site health screenings for thousands of fans at Target Field -- including blood pressure and cholesterol checks, Body Mass Index calculations, as well as orthopedic surgery and sports medicine screenings and education.n

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nIn-stadium signage at all Target Field games included health tips read by Twins players, and pregame radio interviews with Mayo Clinic physicians provided more in-depth information on health topics, including:n

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nTo learn more about the Mayo Clinic-Twins relationship, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/mntwins/. Details on events and activities for next season will be updated as it approaches!n

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Tags: baseball, health tips, Matthew Clark PhD, Minnesota Twins

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