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Mayo Clinic responds to increased COVID-19 activity

 In response to the recent significant increase of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS) is implementing new visitor restrictions and enhancing the ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Mayo announces plans to expand proton beam therapy services

To meet growing demand for cancer treatment, Mayo Clinic is announcing a 110,000-square-foot, $200 million expansion to the Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program in ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

HI’s Dr. Rendong Yang receives nearly $2 million NIGMS grant

The Hormel Institute’s Dr. Rendong Yang, Assistant Professor and head of the Computational Cancer Genomics lab, received a $1,987,500 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) grant ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Mayo reinstitutes mask wearing for staff

Decision made as Delta variant continues spread Mayo Clinic and its Health System sites are once again requiring staff members to mask up. The announcement, ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Regional Crisis Center opens in Rochester

Mower County 1 of 10 counties taking part in the collaborative effort of mental health support   The Southeast Regional Crisis Center in Rochester will ... Read more

2 months ago by Eric Johnson.

HI publishes COVID-19 research to aid virus control

Dr. Bin Liu, Assistant Professor and leader of the Transcription and Gene Regulation lab at The Hormel Institute, published discoveries regarding SARS-CoV-2, the virus that ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Mayo ranked No. 1 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic has again been ranked the No. 1 “Best Hospital” nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 “Best Hospitals” rankings, for ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Austin lab finds potential cancer breakthrough

A local research lab founded by a former Hormel Institute scientist has found a potential breakthrough in treating a condition that is an effect of ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Reported cases of myocarditis in younger men following COVID-19 vaccination are rare Vaccination remains important

Mayo Clinic researchers are taking a close look at rare cases of inflammation of the heart muscle, or myocarditis, in young men who developed symptoms ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

‘… this is what God was calling me to do’

By Matt Holsen Courtesy of Sanford Health A squishy unicorn displays prominently on Jenna Crooks’ desk at Good Samaritan Society – Comforcare in Austin, Minnesota. The director ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

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3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Mayo Clinic Health System to move COVID-19 testing to main clinic locations

Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea and Austin is moving COVID-19 testing to its main campuses, due to reduced viral activity and demand for ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Tying communities together

Mayo Clinic HS-Austin and Albert Lea hold ribbon-tying ceremony   In a move symbolizing completion, Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Austin and Albert Lea on ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

With summer here, expert advises talking to teens about alcohol

Children are constantly challenged to decipher the messages they see and hear about alcohol, not only with the ads they see on TV, but also ... Read more

4 months ago by Daily Herald.

Less than 10 COVID-19 cases active in Mower County

Mower County has less than 10 active COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday morning, according to Community Health Division Manager Pam Kellogg. The Minnesota Department of ... Read more

4 months ago by Daily Herald.

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