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Mayo Clinic in Rochester again has been ranked the nation’s best hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019–2020 “Best Hospitals” rankings.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • August 1, 2019

Top highlights include: why you should stop taking aspirin every day, Mayo Clinic’s next maestro, and ways to avoid heat stroke and exhaustion during higher temperatures.

By Samantha Rossi • July 26, 2019

Top highlights include: healthy lifestyle may reduce risk for dementia, Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency, and a promising new migraine medication.

By Samantha Rossi • July 19, 2019

Top highlights include: loss of sleep could lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, Amazon’s Alexa to deliver medical advice in the UK, and scientists studying brains of altruistic kidney donors.

By Samantha Rossi • July 12, 2019

If your organization refers outpatient testing to Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL) for molecular pathology tests, the performing laboratory will be required to bill Medicare directly for tests that meet specific requirements. This new exception to the laboratory Date of Service (DOS) policy will not apply to advanced laboratory diagnostic tests (ADLTs) or molecular pathology tests performed on a specimen collected from a hospital inpatient.

By mayocliniclabs • July 1, 2019

Top highlights include: common drugs have a higher dementia risk and Mayo study shows vitamin deficiencies may be the only sign of celiac disease.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 28, 2019

Top highlights include: a new study shows the long-term impacts of heart disease on the brain, low drug prices can make them less available, and a Mayo Clinic study shows a link between sleep apnea and accelerated aging.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 21, 2019

Top highlights include: study finds more donor hearts are from opioid overdoses, invasive ticks are here to stay, and hospitals are looking to reduce opioid use.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 14, 2019

Top highlights include: a new study shows white meat may be bad for cholesterol level, Mayo Clinic receives gift to boost research and companies are reporting progress on cancer blood tests.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 7, 2019

Top highlights include: hospitals must fix medicare addresses in order to be paid, US diabetes rates decline as obesity rates rise, and new study shows ADHD medication side effects.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 31, 2019

Top highlights include: Blue Cross is opening primary care clinics, an update on the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase joint venture and how cancer patients are now being matched to clinical trials.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 24, 2019

Top highlights include: study shows low-dose aspirin increases bleeding in the skull, judge blocks new liver transplant policy, and ‘zombie cells’ may play role in aging.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 17, 2019

Top highlights include: pharma companies must reveal drug prices in TV ads, measles infect record high number in Europe, and Mayo Clinic launches publishing imprint.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 10, 2019