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Serendipity: How a Cancer-Fighting Measles Virus Brought Together Patient and Benefactors
When a massive dose of a reengineered measles virus wiped out Stacy Erholtz's cancer, she became part of medical history. But her story doesn't end there. See how her path serendipitously crossed with the benefactors who supported this research at Ma…
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Why I'm Committed to Mayo: Canadian Benefactor Maryel Andison
After suffering a stroke, Maryel Andison traveled from her home in Canada to Mayo Clinic, where she learned she had a small hole in her heart that needed repairing. The diligent care she experienced at Mayo inspired her to give back.
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Sarah Bramblette Health Care Social Media Summit

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Cindy Chmielewski Health Care Social Media Summit

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Danielle Ripley-Burgess Health Care Social Media Summit

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How Social Media Is Helping Hearts
ou might think that only young people use the Internet and social media. Well, the couple you’re about to meet proves that theory wrong. After one of them was diagnosed with a rare and serious disease, a video posted by Mayo Clinic helped them get…
- 24 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:32pm -

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  • newBaxter's blood disorder drug gets FDA approval
    (Reuters) - Drugmaker Baxter International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its drug for treating bleeding episodes in adults with a rare bleeding disorder.
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  • newWHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid-2015
    GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middl…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:36pm -
  • newDoctor with Ebola in New York hospital after return from Guinea
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the f…
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  • newEU regulator backs continued use of Ariad Pharma's leukemia drug
    (Reuters) - European regulators recommended continued use of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc's cancer drug, Iclusig, in its already approved indications to treat certain kinds of leukemia.
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  • newEU backs drug for rare sun intolerance from Australia's Clinuvel
    LONDON (Reuters) - European patients with a rare genetic disease that causes intolerance to sunlight should soon have a new treatment option, following a green light for a drug from Australia's Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals.
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  • newAstraZeneca cancer drug pipeline gets boost from European green light
    LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's cancer drug pipeline received a boost on Friday, as European regulators recommended approval of an experimental medicine against ovarian cancer.
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  • newWHO sending Ebola experts to Mali, 43 people monitored for virus
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was sending more experts to help Mali fight Ebola, a day after the first case of the disease was confirmed there.
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  • newHikma Pharma shares slip on FDA warning for Portugal plant
    (Reuters) - Drugmaker Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc said the U.S. health regulator had raised issues related to environmental monitoring at its plant in Portugal, which some analysts said accounts for about a quarter of the company's U.S. injectibles sal…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:45am -
  • newSix in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks
    WEST HAVEN, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut placed six West Africans who recently arrived in the United States under quarantine for possible Ebola exposure, a move that comes as the United States starts new restrictions on those coming from the countri…
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  • newU.S. security agency ill-prepared to deal with pandemic: audit
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which protects sites ranging from land borders and airports to the White House, may not be able to maintain operations in a pandemic due to inadequate supplies of protective gear…
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  • newNew York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A physician with Doctors without Borders who returned from West Africa recently and developed potential symptoms was being tested for Ebola at a New York City hospital, health officials said on Thursday, setting off fresh fears a…
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  • newEU names coordinator to step up response to Ebola
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union appointed a coordinator on Thursday to lead its drive to fight Ebola in West Africa following criticism that European efforts so far to contain the world's worst recorded outbreak of the disease have been inade…
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  • newMali becomes sixth West African nation hit by Ebola
    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the hemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 4,900 people.
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  • newSix in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks
    WEST HAVEN, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut placed six West Africans who recently arrived in the United States under quarantine for possible Ebola exposure, a move that comes as the United States starts new restrictions on those coming from the countri…
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  • newJohnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips
    NEW YORK/DALLAS (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson was found not liable by a Texas jury on Thursday in the first case to go to trial over whether Pinnacle hip implants made by the company's DePuy Orthopedics unit were defective.
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  • newUK hospital to develop pioneering radiotherapy
    New £9.6m machine will be able to deliver doses of radiation to moving tumoursRelated items from OnMedica£250m investment in proton cancer therapySingle dose radiotherapy for early breast cancer set to become standardBreakthrough for long-term surv…
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  • newSunlight ‘slows’ development of diabetes
    UV light treated mice ate less and displayed fewer warning signs of diseaseRelated items from OnMedicaLess sunlight in first trimester of pregnancy linked to MSExposure to sunlight may prevent rheumatoid arthritis3.2 million Britons have diabetesLive…
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  • newDoctors raise concerns about ‘legal highs’
    Poisons experts report 13-fold increase in calls from doctors treating users of synthetic cannabisRelated items from OnMedicaDrug misuse - helping drug users Drug misuse - types of drugsEarly intervention tackles teen substance abuseCannabis use dama…
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  • newNew help to reduce risk of having a small baby
    Guidance emphasises lifestyle changes that can reduce risk of underweight birthsRelated items from OnMedicaFish oil capsules don’t cut PNDColleges urge GPs to take on maternity careDeprived women 60% less likely to have any antenatal careWomen with…
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  • newNew campaign aims to make physical activity the ‘social norm’
    Call for action from all sectors to promote and provide opportunities for exerciseRelated items from OnMedicaOlympics Games: an opportunity for lasting health legacyLifelong exercise improves brain functionActivity and less sedentary lifestyle needed…
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Response to the Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the DRC
On August 24, 2014, in the face of extensive news reporting on Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified about an additional outbreak of EVD in a remote area of the Equateur province in the Democratic…
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Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Newborn
A tracheoesophageal fistula was identified in the infant and surgically corrected. The symptoms resolved, and the patient gained weight. She was discharged home 3 days after surgery.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm…
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Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy during Meningococcal Meningitis
Video 1: Palsy of the Right Hypoglossal Nerve. Palsy of the Right Hypoglossal Nerve.Video 2: Spontaneous Recovery.The patient fully recovered from the palsy 5 months after hospital discharge.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1…
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Eliminating Barriers to Contraception
Your 17-year-old patient tells you she’s terrified of becoming pregnant. How can you help her? Recent findings are summarized in a short animation.See the NEJM Original Article, "Provision of No-Cost, Long-Acting Contraception and Teenage Pregnan…
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Ebola Cases Time Series
Video depicts the cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone as of September 16, 2014.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1411100
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Echocardiography
Video 1 shows a transthoracic echocardiogram obtained in the right ventricular inflow view shows a mobile serpiginous echogenic mass in the right atrium. Video 2 shows a transthoracic echocardiogram obtained in the subcostal view suggests that the m…
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  • newAfter 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined
    NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.
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  • newLawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new case of Ebola diagnosed in New York City has raised "even more questions about procedures in treating patients and risks to Americans," a Republican committee chairman said Friday.
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  • newDoctor with Ebola in New York hospital after return from Guinea
    By Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the…
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  • newWith U.S. Ebola fear running high, African immigrants face ostracism
    When Zuru Pewu picked up her 4-year-old son, Micah, from kindergarten at a Staten Island, New York, public school recently, a woman pointed at her in front of about 30 parents and their children, and started shouting. "She kept screaming, 'These Afri…
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  • newBaxter's blood disorder drug gets FDA approval
    (Reuters) - Drugmaker Baxter International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its drug for treating bleeding episodes in adults with a rare bleeding disorder. The drug, Obizur, has been approved for use in patients with acqui…
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  • newThe Best Workouts To Do When You're Too Tired To Exercise
    Of all the excuses we use when it comes to finding a good reason to skip a workout, "I'm too tired" is probably the most common.Click Here to see the Complete List of Best Workouts To Do When You're Too Tired to ExerciseMaybe that's because it seems…
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  • newWHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid 2015
    By Stephanie Nebehay and Kate Kelland GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be rea…
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  • newWall St. opens flat as Microsoft offsets Amazon
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened flat on Friday, as disappointing earnings from Amazon were offset by gains in Microsoft after its quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 10.41 points, or 0.06 percent, to 16,688.31, the S&P 50…
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