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New therapy dog helps during oncology treatments

...the only place where therapy dogs are used. They are becoming common at hospitals throughout the nation including the Mayo Clinic, and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. According to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which has...
Poetry helps woman move toward healing

...she adds, "He's been so worried about me all his life, and finally, he doesn't have to worry anymore." The Mayo Clinic describes bipolar, also called manic-depressive disorder, as being associated with extreme mood swings ranging from...
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Cal Thomas: Robin Williams - comedy and tragedy

...He suffered from clinical depression. An estimated 19 million Americans suffer from depression, according to the Mayo Clinic website. He may have tried to conquer it in the '70s and '80s by self-medicating with cocaine, but the drug...
The Bookworm Sez: 'Train' your mind to deal with stress

...overwhelmed. But when you read "The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living...When an institution like the Mayo Clinic attaches its name to a book, you...joyful cover. But first, "The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living...
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What others say: No level of Obamacare can cure sedentary U.S.

...the state's population - has diabetes, strongly linked to being sedentary and overweight.A new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests an answer as to why, and it has little to do with Washington, D.C., policy or medical insurance...
Former quarry provides ice-climbing thrills

...Explaining the safety of the sport can be a tough sell.As novice ice climber Sarah Brown, a physician's assistant at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pointed out, stab an artery with a crampon and you could bleed to death in short order. (That's...

...James said it would be difficult for him to hold down a job because he suffers from Meniere's disease, which the Mayo Clinic describes as an inner ear disorder that causes episodes of vertigo.James said that he doesn't want to be a burden...
Big spenders at work again

...duplicate of it except the one here was some larger. The same facilities at Osage, Iowa, about 65 miles from the Mayo Clinic and hospitals, and Soldotna, about 65 air miles to great hospitals in Anchorage. Driving around Soldotna, with all...
The right gear, techniques to help sidestep injuries

...pull muscles if you're limber. Good shoes are also key to avoiding many activity-related injuries, according to Mayo Clinic-trained orthopedic surgeon Paul R. Lipscomb Jr., M.D. "It all starts with getting your foot and ankle in alignment...
Assembly should take control of hospital changes

...Hospital as they already associate with Homer and Seward and I believe Kodiak. In my home area of Northern Iowa, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has become the center for a large number of hospitals within 100 or more miles of their base...


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