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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

Top highlights include: FDA approves first vaccine for dengue fever, UBiome under FBI investigation, and there’s a new Mayo Clinic CEO in Arizona.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 3, 2019

From April 30 to May 1, laboratory leaders will join together to address laboratory trends and challenges at the 25th annual Executive War College in New Orleans. This year, Curt Hanson, M.D., and Jane Hermansen are two of the featured speakers.

By Andy Tofilon • April 29, 2019

Top highlights include: FDA reviewing surgical staples. U.S. measles outbreak continues, and Mayo Clinic considered a top place to work by Becker’s Hospital Review.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 26, 2019

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is pleased to announce it has been selected as a UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network (PLN) care provider. Under the agreement, effective July 1, 2019, UnitedHealthcare members will have in-network access to Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ comprehensive subspecialty testing menu.

By mayocliniclabs • April 23, 2019

Top highlights include: FDA halts the sales of vaginal mesh, NASA twins show the effects of space flight, and Forbes names Mayo Clinic as one of America’s best employers.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 19, 2019

Top highlights include: measles cases continue to climb, study finds telemedicine linked to more antibiotics, and Mayo Clinic looks at the promise of patient-generated data.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 12, 2019

Top highlights include: study finds bad diets are worse than smoking; Amazon Alexa is now HIPAA-compliant; Mayo collaboration researching the possibility of using blood, saliva and urine to detect cancer; artificial intelligence may be able to detect coronary-artery disease just by listening to your voice.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 5, 2019

Top highlights include: Duke whistleblower gets settlement in research fraud case, Centene purchasing WellCare to create a large ACA insurer, and a new study shows the removal of ‘zombie’ cells in mice reduces the severity of diabetes.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 29, 2019

According to the popular saying, everything is bigger in Texas. There is no doubt that this saying applies perfectly to this year’s KnowledgeLab hosted by CLMA. Big ideas for the big questions facing our industry. We can’t wait to see you at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas, from March 31-April 3.

By Andy Tofilon • March 25, 2019

Top highlights include: Daily low-dose aspirin no longer recommended, new Mayo Clinic ad campaign introduced and Newsweek releases their list for the 10 best hospitals.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 22, 2019

Top highlights include: Declines in newspaper circulations, a call for a global moratorium on human germline editing, and the US News & World Report’s best medical school rankings.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 15, 2019

Top highlights include: U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide hit highest level on record, study finds new link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease, and hope for pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 8, 2019