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Naloxone is a potentially lifesaving medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid medicine. It can be easily administered to those who overdose. Many who are battling the opioid epidemic would like to see naloxone made more readily available.
Dr. Halena Gazelka, host of the Mayo [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed medical research and patient care to new levels. High-volume testing for COVID-19, researching convalescent plasma and monitoring patients at home are just a few of the challenges met by Mayo Clinic in Florida in 2020.
Dr. Kent Thielen, CEO of Mayo Clinic in [...]
From left, Dr. Halena Gazelka and Dr. Gregory Poland are vaccinated for COVID-19.
The U.S. rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is reportedly ramping up with news that nearly all available doses will soon be released to the [...]
HPV is the most common cause of cervical cancer. And during January, Cervical Health Awareness Month, women are encouraged to receive the HPV vaccine. They also are encouraged to schedule a screening that can find precancerous conditions of the cervix.
HPV infection and early cervical cancer don't cause noticeable symptoms, so regular [...]
Battling the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be challenging, especially for health care workers across all levels of patient care.
"People came together in adversity, responded and synergized to create a situation where we not only survived, but thrived within this challenging environment," says Dr. Conor Loftus, chair of Mayo Clinic outpatient [...]