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Safety suggestions before a hurricane hits

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

When a natural disaster strikes, being properly prepared can help ensure personal safety and well-being. Mayo Clinic experts advise that it's just as important to have appropriate medical provisions on hand as food and water. "It is important to have food, water and other household supplies on hand when preparing for a hurricane or other disaster, but [...]

Mayo Clinic celebrates 30 years in Florida

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The land in 1986 when Mayo Clinic in Florida was first being developed, graciously donated by the Davis family; and the campus today. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? Mayo Clinic?s campus in Florida is celebrating 30 years of providing high-quality medical care in Northeast Florida. Since the clinic opened in 1986, more than 600,000 unique patients from [...]

Storm prep reminders during hurricane season

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew pounds Haiti, moves toward the Bahamas and projections show a path toward U.S. coastal communities, residents may be starting to prepare for a potential severe weather emergency. But hurricane shutters, flashlights and batteries are not the only things to consider. Food safety is critical to maintaining well being during a natural disaster, and finding creative [...]

Storm prep reminders during hurricane season

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hurricane Season Food Safety and Meal Plans: Mayo Clinic Experts Offer Storm Prep Suggestions As Hurricane Matthew pounds Haiti, moves toward the Bahamas and projections show a path toward U.S. coastal communities, residents may be starting to prepare for a potential severe weather emergency. But hurricane shutters, flashlights and batteries are not the only things to consider. [...]

Mayo Clinic honored with quality leadership award

Friday, September 30, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has received the Vizient 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership award for its high-quality patient care. This award honors Mayo Clinic as one of the top hospitals nationwide for delivering safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable patient-centered care. This award recognized Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, Mayo Clinic Hospital [...]

In the Loop: ICU care doesn't stop at the bedside

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Cyrus Fitzpatrick was going to be 5 soon. And his parents, Paul and Paula, wanted to celebrate. But party planning wouldn't be the same as in year's past. That's because Paul was in the intensive care unit at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus and wouldn't be able to make it home for a party. Paula asked [...]

Mayo Clinic remembers William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., former Mayo Clinic CEO

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., a distinguished Mayo Clinic physician, research scientist and administrator, passed away on Sept. 18 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was 87. “Dr. Mayberry was an outstanding physician scientist who cared deeply for his patients and the staff and employees of Mayo Clinic,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., president & CEO, [...]

Mayo Clinic, UNF to Host 12th Annual Upbeat Pink Concert

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mayo Clinic and the University of North Florida (UNF) are honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by hosting the 12th annual “Upbeat Pink: A Musical Tribute to Breast Cancer Survivorship” concert on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Lazzara Performance Hall, UNF Fine Arts Building on the university’s campus [...]

Minnesota Public Radio, Mayo Clinic to Offer Classical Relaxation to Hospital Patients

Thursday, September 01, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients at Mayo Clinic hospitals in Rochester; Jacksonville, Florida; and Phoenix will be able to relax to a custom blend of classical music provided by Minnesota Public Radio (MPR), beginning Sept. 1. A new agreement calls for MPR’s national programming division, American Public Media (APM) — the largest provider of classical music [...]

Mayo Clinic Ranked No. 1 in Florida by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in Florida and the Jacksonville metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hospitals published online today. In addition to the Florida ranking, Mayo Clinic’s Rochester, Minnesota, campus was named the best hospital in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s [...]

Rise in Head and Neck Cancer Spurs Innovations in Care

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Incidence of head and neck cancers – usually defined as malignancies above the collarbone but outside the brain – are on the rise, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS).  The most common is thyroid cancer, with more than 62,000 cases annually. Other head and neck cancers, including tumors of the mouth, tongue, [...]

Mayo Clinic Scientist Receives Pre-eminent International Award for Alzheimer’s Research

Monday, July 25, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Guojun Bu, Ph.D., a neuroscientist on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, will receive the 2016 MetLife Foundation Major Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease ─ one of the most prestigious awards given annually to the top scientist in this field of study. The award was presented to Dr. Bu today at the [...]

Mayo Clinic Florida Campus B-Roll

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Journalists: Broadcast quality b-roll of the Mayo Clinic Florida campus is in the downloads.  

Mayo Clinic Neuropathologist Awarded International Professional Society’s Highest Honor

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dennis W. Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida, will receive the highest honor bestowed by the American Association of Neuropathologists (AANP), an international society of physicians and scientists who study, diagnose and treat diseases related to the brain, nerves and muscles. The honor — the Award for Meritorious [...]

Advancing Field of Transplantation: Lifetime Honor for Dr. Gonwa

Monday, June 13, 2016

The American Society of Transplantation (AST) awarded its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Thomas Gonwa, M.D. at the recent American Transplant Congress in Boston. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors a senior investigator whose work has advanced the field of transplantation. Dr. Gonwa came to Mayo Clinic in 2001, after leading renal and liver transplant [...]

Mayo Clinic First to Implant Device to Solve Fecal Incontinence

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A clinical team on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus is the first to offer four patients with long-term fecal incontinence a new and potentially long-lasting treatment — a small band of interlinked magnetic titanium beads on a titanium string that successfully mimics the function of the anal sphincter. At this point, Mayo Clinic is [...]

Researchers Identify Best Drug Therapy for Rare, Aggressive, Pancreatic Cancer

Thursday, May 26, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Each year, about 200 to 400 Americans develop pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma, a rare form of pancreatic cancer that has no effective standard of care. A study involving researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida and Rochester campuses has found that the chemotherapy drug oxaliplatin is effective in stopping the growth of this cancer. [...]

Three Mayo Clinic Campuses Recognized by Practice Greenhealth for Environmental Efforts

Friday, May 20, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic campuses in Florida, Minnesota and Wisconsin have been awarded for their sustainability efforts by Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to reducing the impact health care institutions have on the environment. Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, and Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, each received the 2016 [...]

Florida Scientist to Receive International Award for Advances in Dementia Research

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Rosa Rademakers, Ph.D., a neurogeneticist on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, will receive one of the highest honors in neuroscience: the 2016 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases. The $100,000 prize is an internationally recognized tribute for advancing dementia research. It recognizes major contributions to the understanding of the [...]

Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Way to Prevent Accumulation of Amyloid Plaque, a Hallmark of Alzheimer’s Disease

Thursday, March 31, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic researchers led a laboratory study that found a new way to prevent the accumulation of amyloid plaque – a key feature of Alzheimer’s disease – by eliminating a class of molecules called heparan sulfates that form on brain cells. “Just as a carpet covers a floor and can hold dirt, molecules [...]