Week in Review: March 17

The Week in Review provides an overview of the past week’s top health care content, including industry news and trends, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Laboratories news, and upcoming events.

Industry News

Rochester public schools receives grant to support youth mental health

This grant is federal funding for a new partnership between Rochester Public Schools and Winona State University to address student mental health needs. Source: KTTC

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Biden to seek more than $2.8B from congress for cancer fight

President Joe Biden is asking Congress for more than $2.8 billion in the federal budget he’s sending to Capitol Hill on Thursday to help advance his cancer-fighting goals. Source: AP

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FDA releases new regs intended to help detect breast cancer sooner

The FDA announced new regulations on Thursday that would require mammogram providers to notify patients about their breast density in an effort to improve early detection of breast cancer. Source: The Hill

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Chantell Canfield

Chantell Canfield is a web content coordinator for Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She began working for Mayo Clinic in 2021.