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Making the Rounds 5/24/17

The following recently joined Mayo Clinic Health System:

3 days ago
Meetings & More 5/24/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Get Moving 5/24/17

The following events are planned:

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Cutting HPV infections in men

The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study

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Making the Rounds 5/17/17

TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Dr. Andrew Calvin, a cardiologist with Mayo Clinic Health System, recently was voted Teacher of the Year for 2016-17 by UW Health Eau Claire Family

1 week ago
Going to ‘boot camp’ 

LOS ANGELES — Gary Carmona thought he could do it all. He’s run companies and chaired nonprofit boards. But since his wife was diagnosed with dementia, Carmona, 77, has felt

1 week ago
Health Matters 5/17/17

MENTAL HEALTH URGENT CARE: Supportive Counseling and Therapy is offering mental health urgent care clinics from noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays at its office at 2153 EastRidge

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Meetings and More 5/17/17

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Get Moving 5/17/17

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Health Matters 5/10/17

BRAIN HEALTH SERIES: Sponsored by the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County and Dove Healthcare‐West Eau Claire, Friday Facts … Best Care

2 weeks ago
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WASHINGTON — Confronting an opioid overdose epidemic that is killing at least 90 people every day, two federal agencies in March gave more than 700 nurse practitioners and

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Meetings and More 5/10/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Get Moving 5/10/17

The following events are planned:

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Health Matters 5/3/17

PSYCHIATRIC CARE: Transitions, a new partial hospitalization program in the behavioral health department at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, will provide an

3 weeks ago
Meetings and More 5/3/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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<div class="libPageBodyLinebreak">Social disconnecting</div>

NEW YORK — The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24-7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have actually taken a break from social media — the bulk of

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Get Moving 5/3/17

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Hope for preemies 

WASHINGTON — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies, and animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation

1 month ago
Health Matters 4/26/17

GROUNDBREAKING: A groundbreaking ceremony will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Mayo Clinic Health System-Northland in Barron, 1222 E. Woodland Ave., for construction of new inpatient

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Meetings and More 4/26/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Get Moving 4/26/17

• Black River Falls School Forest runs, Saturday, May 6, Castle Mound Park, W10325 U.S. 12, Black River Falls. The 5K begins at 8 a.m., and the youth 1-mile race starts

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Making the Rounds 4/26/17

NEW POSTS: The following have joined area medical facilities.

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Health Matters 4/19/17

‘CONSIDER THE CONVERSATION’: A free presentation of “Consider the Conversation” will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2 at Dove Healthcare–Rice

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Meetings and More 4/19/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Scott Hamilton event

It’s been 33 years since figure-skating icon Scott Hamilton took gold at the Sarajevo Olympics, but some of his biggest victories have been off the ice. He successfully

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Olympian, cancer survivor coming to Eau Claire

Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton received the news that he had testicular cancer in 1997. 

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Get Moving 4/19/17

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Making the Rounds 4/19/17

INTERNSHIP: Samantha Goettl, respiratory therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System–Northland in Barron, recently completed a three month-long respiratory care management

1 month ago
Meetings and More 4/12/17

SPECIAL EVENTS 

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Think before you eat 

Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.

1 month ago
Making the Rounds 4/12/17

AWARD WINNER: Patrick Baker, a respiratory therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System–Oakridge in Osseo, is the recipient of the Pulmonary Health and Illness of the Lung

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Get Moving 4/12/17

The following events are planned:

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Meetings and More 4/5/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Making the Rounds 4/5/17

NEW POST: Nurse practitioner Jennifer Negro recently joined the surgery department at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

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Health Matters 4/5/17

MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID:Family members and personnel working with military and families are often not aware of how to engage veterans with mental illnesses and

1 month ago
‘Sci-fi’ cancer therapy

WASHINGTON — It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade

1 month ago
Meetings and More 3/29/17

SPECIAL PROJECTS

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Health Matters 3/29/17

FREE CLINIC: The Touched Twice United clinic will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethesda Brethren Lutheran Church, 123 W. Hamilton Ave.

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Meet the encephalophone

SEATTLE — In April of 2016, Seattle choir director and fifth-grade teacher Margaret Haney checked into the emergency room with an unusual problem — suddenly, she couldn’t

1 month ago
Health Matters 3/22/17

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Team registration for the 2017 Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival in Eau Claire ends Friday, March 31. The festival, sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System

2 months ago
Making the Rounds 3/22/17

NEW POST: Physician assistant Erica Gyorfi recently joined the Orthodpedic Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

2 months ago
Get Moving 3/22/17

The following events are planned:

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Meetings & More 3/22/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Home health aides: Wage hikes could deepen shortage

WEST CHAZY, N.Y. — Only 17 snowy miles from the Canadian border, Katie Bushey’s most basic needs are met by traveling health aides who come into her home to

2 months ago
Health Matters 3/15/17

COLON HEALTH: Visitors to the Wisconsin Sports Show in Eau Claire from Friday to Sunday at the Chippewa Valley Conference Center, 5150 Old Mill Plaza, can learn about colon

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Meetings and More 3/15/17

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Health officials: ‘Know your risk’

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real life has been a shock: baby after baby born severely anemic, lungs

2 months ago
Making the Rounds 3/15/17

PROGRAM RETIREMENT: Dr. Dennis Breen, a family practice physician, has retired from the UW Health Family Medicine Residency Program, where he served as a faculty member and

2 months ago
Health Matters 3/8/17

CAMP WABI: Registration is open for Camp Wabi, a summer camp for kids entering sixth through 10th grades who struggle with their weight. 

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First patient has TAVR surgery

Eighty-seven-year-old Charles Kaeding of Augusta has faced his share of health issues through the years, including battling prostate cancer and sustaining hip and knee

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