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September 1, 2013

Eluding the ‘Widow Maker’: The Checkup that Saved His Life

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

“You have to go to know.” George Roberts will tell you he’s a busy man — too busy to worry about a physical. As vice president of a Florida-based road construction and contracting company and chair of two industry groups, he’s got a lot to oversee. Taking time for a doctor’s visit wasn’t on his […]

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Tags: 2267, 3994, 5252, 5255, 5268, 5334, 5335, Dr. Rodriguez, Executive Health, executive physical, Florida, george roberts


April 18, 2013

Atlanta to Jacksonville: Short travel for answers from Mayo Clinic

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Diane McIver’s first visit to Mayo Clinic mixed health care with pleasure – she and her now husband tagged their annual physical appointments with a trip to the golf course. At the time, they were just dating and enjoyed “a fabulous mini vacation combining our health care with an activity we both love!” exclaimed McIver.  […]

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Tags: 5268, 5334, Diane McIver, Executive Health Program


January 17, 2013

Thoroughness is credited by Canadian for early Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

John Henderson of British Columbia is a details man: a Chartered Accountant for whom accuracy and thoroughness are paramount. So while health care is excellent in Canada, about 15 years ago Mr. Henderson, now 62, decided his routine check-ups were not as thorough as they should be for a man approaching 50. “Every time I […]

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Tags: 1136, 2391, 5268, 5335, 5336, Canada, early diagnosis, Executive Health Program, John Henderson, Mayo Clinic, Prostate Cancer


December 2, 2012

Routine Executive Health exam leads to cancer diagnosis

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Marilyn Dobski is happy to be able to spend time with her grandchildren following successful cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: 2298, 5268, Executive Health Program, Marilyn Dobski, Mayo Clinic, thyroid cancer


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