Items Tagged ‘Just Want To Talk’

February 28, 2017

Eating disorders affect more than just a person’s appearance

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Eating disorders are serious conditions that negatively impact a person’s health, emotions and ability to function normally. Spread awareness during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and seek help for loved ones who may be living with an eating disorder. The National Eating Disorders Program educates and screens individuals for eating disorders and connects those who […]

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Tags: Healthy Living, Just Want To Talk, Kids and Teens


March 8, 2016

The one test that can improve your health today

By Tameka Davis davistameka

Genomic sequencing. It sounds futuristic, but what is it exactly? It starts with one sample of your DNA – researchers then use it to learn about your health history, assess your risks for developing certain diseases and understand how your body metabolizes drugs. To help you better understand how genomic sequencing can help you lead […]

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January 28, 2016

Mayo Clinic Radio: Saturday, January 30

By Kelsey Mohring kelseydm

Listen up! Grab yourself a cup of joe and join #MayoClinicRadio this Saturday morning to discuss epilepsy, improving health care outcomes and parathyroid disorders. Mark your calendars and learn more here.

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January 7, 2016

Patients leaving hospitals often don’t understand care plans

By Kelsey Mohring kelseydm

Say what?! According to a new study led by a Mayo Clinic trauma surgeon, many patients leaving the hospital don’t understand their follow-up care plans! And apparently, it’s not just the poor handwriting 🙂 Learn more here.

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December 18, 2015

Take care of yourself, too!

By Rebecca McRoberts rebeccamcroberts

While caregiving for a loved one can be rewarding, it’s also pretty stressful! These tips from Mayo Clinic experts can help you deal with the stress of being a caregiver. We’re here for you, so you can be there for them.

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December 2, 2015

Here’s how patients can take a larger part in their own care

By Kelsey Mohring kelseydm

Don’t feel powerless over your health care! Here are some suggestions for taking more of an active role. Our favorite is from our own Victor Montori who says, “Talk about what you want out of health and health care… it can be changed… you have a role to play to make health care much more… responsive […]

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October 16, 2015

11 everyday habits that are making you poor

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

We’ve all been there—you forget to pack a lunch for work, so you go out. But eating out for lunch every day is killing your bank account, and it turns out, it’s not the only habit racking up the bills. Try making coffee at home in the morning and grocery shopping just once a week. […]

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October 5, 2015

Mayo doctor retires after 30 years, delivering 7,000 babies

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

That’s a lot of babies! After 30 years with the Mayo Clinic Health System, Dr. Laurence Nace estimates that he’s delivered about 7,000 babies. Watch: KTTC-TV

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