Posts Tagged ‘ABC’

Deep Brain Stimulation on ABC World News

March 19, 2010

ABC World News Tonight ran a story yesterday about Roger Frisch, a solo violinist and associate concertmaster for the Minnesota Orchestra, and how he came to Mayo Clinic and Dr. Kendall Lee for relief of a career-threatening tremor.

Watch the story.

For background, Dr. Lee discusses how and why surgery is done in these cases while the patient remains awake and even performing crucial activities:

Dr. Lee also describes related research on deep brain stimulation:

Mayo Clinic uses and conducts research into deep brain stimulation on all three campuses: Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

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Mayo Clinic featured on Nightline

September 10, 2009

Mayo Clinic was profiled in a seven-minute extended feature by Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts Wednesday night on ABC’s Nightline program as part of it’s health care reform coverage. In case you missed it last night, you can see the story here on the Web.

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10 Ways You Can Use Mayo Clinic’s Social Media Tools

April 16, 2009

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Mayo  Clinic’s use of social media was highlighted this morning in a story on ABC’s Good Morning America (see the story). The story’s focus was on medical organizations using Twitter, but that’s just one of several social media tools Mayo Clinic is using to share in-depth medical information and to gather communities of Mayo Clinic employees, patients and their families. You can review posts in the social media category here on Sharing Mayo Clinic for some more detail on some of the platforms, but here’s a quick list of ways you can take advantage of these tools.
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