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July 7, 2009

Tools to Live Well

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

Part of my job as a clinical dietitian is to teach others how to be healthy. I’m sure other employees feel as I do that sometimes it’s hard to practice what we preach. Because of the new LiveWell program at Mayo Clinic, this isn’t as much of an obstacle anymore. The LiveWell program offers many tools […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Florida, human resources, Jacksonville

May 18, 2009

Stroke Awareness: Do you know the signs?

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

Despite the fact that I have been a Mayo Clinic employee for almost 19 years, and have worked for over five of those years with our comprehensive Stroke Center, I was shocked to find out that I didn’t know all the signs and symptoms of stroke! It’s not just slurred speech or drooping of the […]

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Tags: Florida, Jacksonville, stroke, stroke center, stroke symptoms, stroke team

March 3, 2009

Olympic Runner Part of Mayo’s Marathon History

By Cynthia Nelson Weiss Cynthia Nelson Weiss (@cynthia nelson)

More than 6,000 people came to Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida on Feb. 15 to help find a cure for breast cancer. Runners and walkers from every state and 15 countries participated in the second annual 26.2 with Donna – The National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer.

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Tags: brazil, breast cancer, Cancer, Jacksonville, marathon, Perez, puerto rico

February 18, 2009

Surgical Precision: It’s Magnetic

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

Sometimes the doors just aren’t big enough. That was the case with this 6-ton magnet that was installed in a second-floor procedure room of Mayo Clinic’s hospital in Jacksonville. The new intra-operative magnetic resonance imaging (IMRI) system allows neurosurgeons to use real-time imaging as they operate on brain tumors. This gives them a more sensitive […]

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Tags: Florida, IMRI, intraoperative MRI, Jacksonville, magnetic resonance imaging, Surgery

February 17, 2009

Researchers Test for Alzheimer’s Risk

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

Mayo Clinic investigators have found that measuring blood levels of amyloid, an insoluble protein, can help predict who is at risk for developing mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease. The finding is another step in developing a simple blood test that, coupled with known risk factors, could someday identify people at risk for Alzheimer’s. “By […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's blood test, Alzheimer's disease, amyloid, Graff-Radford, Jacksonville, Memory Disorder Clinic, mild cognitive impairment

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