All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mayo Clinic’

Joni Mitchell Improving, Still Hospitalized–What is Morgellons Disease?

Joni Mitchell remains hospitalized several days after being rushed to the hospital after a collapse. Doctors say her condition is improving. Her medical scare has prompted people all over the world to wonder about the mysterious disease she claims to suffer from–Morgellons disease. What is it? More importantly–is it real? The Mayo Clinic says Morgellons disease is both mysterious and …

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Ireland Baldwin Rushed to Hospital With Appendicitis

Ireland Baldwin, the daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, was rushed to an L.A. hospital on Thursday with what turned out to be appendicitis. The 19-year-old was suffering severe stomach cramps before going to the E.R. Alec Baldwin showed up about three minutes behind his daughter. It didn’t take long before Ireland Baldwin was admitted. On Friday, Ireland shared …

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Google Starts Returning Quick Medical Facts

Google is about to start displaying more medical information in its Knowledge Graph, enabling users to quickly search and retrieve important health info without necessarily having to click through to other sites. The company says it has been working with a team of doctors led by its own Dr. Kapil Parakh, M.D., MPH, Ph.D. to compile, curate, and review the …

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Jennifer Aniston Talks Life With Dyslexia

Jennifer Aniston grew up thinking she wasn’t smart. That no doubt shocks those who have watched the talented beauty transform from Rachel on Friends to one of Hollywood’s A-listers and film stars. “I thought I wasn’t smart,” she said during a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter. “I just couldn’t retain anything.” Finally, when she was in her 20s, she …

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Healthy Diets: 5 Best Trends of 2014 Thus Far

Well, we are more than halfway through the year. Have you met your health and diet goals? Are you still working hard on that waistline? …Or did you say, “Screw it!” and order the biggest pizza on the menu? Not to fret! Whether you’re still going strong or have decided to give your weight loss goals another shot, there’s sure …

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Cellulite Treatments: What Works And What Doesn’t

Cellulite, a term for lumpy and dimpled skin around the thighs, hips, buttocks, and abdomen, can be a cause of distress when it appears. Although cellulite isn’t a serious medical condition and is just caused by normal fat pushing against connective tissue according to WebMD, its appearance can be unsightly and the condition has spawned numerous remedies in an attempt …

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Lung Cancer, A Deathly Danger Has New Options

Lung cancer, which is the leader cause of cancer death in the United States, kills more people than breast, colon, ovarian, and prostate cancers combined according to the Mayo Clinic. This is a worldwide health concern that reports 1.6 million new cases every year. According to Edward S. Kim, M.D., “Lung cancer remains one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers. New …

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Mayo Clinic Launches Center For Social Media

Mayo Clinic said today it is launching a Center for Social Media to create broader and deeper engagement by hospitals, doctors and patients.

"Mayo Clinic believes individuals have the right and responsibility to advocate for their own health, and that it is our responsibility to help them use social media tools to get the best information, connect with providers and with each other, and inspire healthy choices," said Mayo Clinic president and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D.

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Microsoft, Mayo Clinic Partner On Health Records Tool

The Mayo Clinic has partnered with Microsoft to launch a free online tool that allows people to manage their medical information on the Web.

The application called the "Mayo Clinic Health Manager" allows users to organize health information for multiple family members, access information from one location, and proactively manage their health.

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