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Biophilia is becoming an increasingly popular principle in integrative medicine as researchers are finding health benefits associated with spending time outside.
Life will be better once I lose 10 pounds, change jobs or check everything off of my to-do list. Sound familiar? In this "Health Fusion" column, Viv Williams explores why we should focus on being happy here and now with a Mayo Clinic doctor who studies mindfulness in his lab.
The key is to continually remind children and teens that they are cared for, and to help them get back into the structure and familiar activities that give them a feeling of accomplishment. That's the advice of two experts from Mayo Clinic.
Name tag role identifiers are used to offset a phenomenon in which female physicians and doctors from underrepresented communities report being mistaken, including as nurses or cleaning staff, creating demoralization, burnout and impeding diversity in medicine.

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Voicing his concern about the so-called "stealth omicron" sub-variant that now makes up 25% of new COVID cases in the U.S., Dr. Greg Poland cautioned that the relaxation of mitigation now underway was premature.
Wouldn't it be great if you had the power to feel younger for longer as you age? In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams talks to a Mayo Clinic cardiologist about how making small changes can lead to big results. His tips are all in a new book.
The hope for a permanent, low-level rate of the virus is one that envisions intense need for local case surveillance, isolated periods of regional masking, ongoing protection of the vulnerable, and seasonal vaccination against new variants.
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Large randomized trial found outreach via electronic messaging was no better and sometimes worse than usual care.
Key to the approach was involving community leaders.

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The Mayo Clinic's modeling project is its digital crystal ball for identifying emerging high-transmission hot spots across the country. Mayo data scientist Dr. Curtis Storlie says Minnesota is now on track to double its highest case numbers. "We're probably half way," Storlie said. "From what we're seeing ... the peak in cases could be anywhere from next week to the first week of February, with an estimate of Jan. 24 as our case peak for the state."
A new survey has learned that while nearly all gastroenterologists recommend colonoscopy for colon cancer screening, one out of four primary care doctors recommend noninvasive methods.
Experts say latest form of COVID-19 shows a virus can play "the long game" by getting milder, but in some countries only.

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