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Did you know that truck driving is among the most hazardous occupations in the U.S.? Fortunately, there are steps to take to improve and maximize the health and safety of professional drivers.
With the fast pace of work and home, and being constantly inundated with technology and still wanting to have time to connect with those around us, our lives can feel overwhelming and stressful at times. Manage how you live with these five tips to feel less stressed.
Do vaccines really work? How do you know, and who is protected? Find answers to these questions and more.
Care teams collaborate on your care to deliver it with improved experiences and outcomes in a way that also reduces costs. Read FAQ about how a care team can benefit you.
For over a decade, Ann Statz endured substantial knee pain that restricted her activity. Her weight kept surgery out of reach. Learn how determination helped her overcome that hurdle.
This time of year marks the beginning of what often is referred to as “national eating season” — the time between Halloween and New Year’s Day. You can stay in control. Here's how.
Fitting a workout into a busy schedule can be hard. Luckily, you do not need to spend hours at the gym each day to improve your health. In fact, you can get a great workout in just 15 minutes.
Whether you’re starting a new exercise program, trying to eat healthier or find some time for yourself, setting a SMART goal positions you for success
When you pay attention to what you are eating and how you eat, it can not only improve your health, but also your mind.
When James Tembrock, 73, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, learned he would need heart valve surgery, he says he never dreamed his search for a less-invasive option would lead him to Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
With the impending start to the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in the stress and chaos that accompany the time of the year. Instead of planning to de-stress from the inevitable, try to embrace the hectic holidays by prepping for a busy holiday season.
The best way to prevent the spread of germs that can cause influenza and other infections is by washing your hands. Here are a few tips to clean up your hand-washing skills.
Hours of volunteer service and fundraising efforts have direct impact on patient care.
Members of the Fairmont community are invited to help celebrate the career of Sam Meals, M.D., obstetrician and gynecologist, during a retirement open house Dec. 20 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Harve...
Cathleen LaLonde, Ph.D., to practice at Fairmont hospital.
Volunteers from Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin will ring bells for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign on Dec. 10.
Technology allows radiologists to see breast scans, reduce false positives, and increase cancer detection.
Kevin Dirksen, nurse practitioner to practice at Fairmont hospital.
Professional and Community Center staff and services relocate to Seminary Professional Building in Red Wing
Beginning Monday, December 10, patient care services currently offered at the Professional and Community Center will be open for business in their new home.
Four Mayo Clinic hospitals in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota and Wisconsin will be honored with Press Ganey’s 2018 Guardian and Pinnacle of Excellence Awards.
Manish Sharma, M.B.B.S. sees patients every third week for neurosurgery services.
The new clinic space will be home to the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) and Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Departments.
Donn Dexter, M.D., received the award from University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation for his comprehensive leadership and clinical work to support organ donation.
Belle Plaine will discontinue its Express Care service in Coborn’s grocery store Dec. 31 and emphasize its Family Medicine practice for same-day health care needs in 2019.
All the decorating, shopping, cooking and get-togethers during the holiday season can leave a person breathless. Sarah Stinson, a licensed professional counselor and supervisor of the Integrative Medicine and Health program at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing shares ways to de-stress this month, including simple deep breathing techniques.
For a person with allergies, the holiday season can create challenges. Decorated trees, roaring fires and a plate of Christmas cookies can lead to problems. You can make it easier for someone with allergies by being aware of some common holiday triggers.
This time of year can often lead to the over-indulgence of rich and fatty foods. Mayo Clinic Health System health educator, Katie Johnson shows that salads are not just for summer. Try these recipes for two hearty and flavorful winter salads - a beet walnut salad and a butternut squash apple salad.
Interested in being a volunteer? Join us for a Volunteer Meet and Greet Thursday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea.
Recognizing the health benefits of play for the young and old alike, Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare is please to announce a $125,000 contribution to the All Abilities Trane Park Project. The park will allow people of all ages and abilities to play together in a safe environment without limitations. “We know that a healthy community requires more than access to quality medical care. That’s why our commitment to the health of our patients, coworkers, families and neighbors extends beyond the walls of our facilities,” says Paul Mueller, M.D., Regional Vice President, Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare. “We are pleased to offer support for projects that help to improve the health and well-being of everyone in our community.”
The holiday season is a time of celebration and excess, but too much salt, caffeine and alcohol can lead to a little-known condition called "holiday heart" that can have drastic consequences.
Volunteers from Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin will ring bells for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign on Dec. 10 at Hy-Vee in Albert Lea and at ShopKo in Austin. Bell-ringing hours at Hy-Vee in Albert Lea are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. At ShopKo in Austin, bell-ringing hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mayo Clinic Health System will match up to $1,000 at each location.
On December 5, a formal transfer of sponsorship ceremony was held to honor and celebrate the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA) at Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse. The ceremony marked a significant event in the organization’s history. In the fall of 2017, the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration announced their intention to transfer formal sponsorship and ownership of Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare to Mayo Clinic. The official transfer of sponsorship to Mayo Clinic was finalized on Oct. 31, 2018. Mayo Clinic Health System is grateful to the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration for their leadership and dedication for the past 135 years.
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Luna the lab offers her skills to Mayo Clinic patients in La Crosse. https://t.co/LGmbDso2Ro via @LaCrosseTribune
Q and A: Take a deep breath and enjoy the holidays. https://t.co/DZ27CZnM2P via @republicaneagle
Mayo #Mindfulness: Slow down for self-care during the holidays. https://t.co/wU3vrsvljb
Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse donates $125,000 to All Abilities Trane Park. https://t.co/pWyvAuMFgD via @WXOW
RT @JRHebl: Mayo Clinic Health System donates $6,500 to JZ Cancer Fund. https://t.co/8RtqkoFoJ3 via @keyc