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By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • December 6, 2021

Today's Highlights Include: What are omicron variant symptoms? Everything to know about the latest COVID-19 strain, it’s flu season, and here’s why you should get your flu shot this winter, and will the vaccines stop Omicron? Scientists are racing to find out.

By Chantell Canfield • December 3, 2021

Today's Highlights Include: Military doctors land in Minneapolis to take on hospital surge, hospital robots will save the lives of hundreds of premature babies, and Minnesotans reflect on the power of giving thanks before a meal.

By Chantell Canfield • November 26, 2021

Since being diagnosed with Graves’ disease, Ryan Black has come to know all too well the pain and discomfort of frequent blood draws. But rather than wallow in self-pity, the teen is spending her time trying to make blood draws easier and less painful for others like her. And she’s doing it with research from Mayo Clinic.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • November 24, 2021

Today’s Highlights Include: Johnson & Johnson to split into 2, aim for faster growth, report: ‘whole of society’ effort must fight misinformation, and question's being answered about COVID-19 boosters with Dr. Abinash Virk.

By Chantell Canfield • November 19, 2021

Starting mid-November, you will notice enhancements to MayoClinicLabs.com. We are building a better website for you, our clients, to ensure the best experience possible. We’re moving toward a simpler, more intuitive and customized experience, making it easier to do business with us.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • November 18, 2021

Today’s Highlights Include: Where to get a COVID shot and a booster, this newspaper is cutting back on print and training readers to use iPads instead-will it work, and the U.S. lifts travel ban for vaccinated foreigners.

By Chantell Canfield • November 12, 2021

Today's Highlights Include: Pfizer antiviral pill reduced risk of COVID hospitalization and death by 89 percent in high-risk people, company study shows, GOING VIRAL: Rochester woman shares positive experience during Mayo visit, thousands respond, and are your symptoms signs of a cold, allergies, Valley fever, West Nile Virus or COVID-19?

By Chantell Canfield • November 5, 2021

Today's Highlights Include: Biden administration moves to make at-home COVID-19 tests more available, ERs are now swamped with seriously ill patients — but many don't even have COVID, and U.S. releases updated vaccination, testing rules for foreign travelers.

By Chantell Canfield • October 29, 2021

Today's Highlight's Include: US expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots, White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11, and Facebook is reportedly changing its name.

By Chantell Canfield • October 22, 2021

Today's Highlight's Include: Walz to announce plans Friday morning to address hospital capacity, expanding COVID rapid testing, hospitals brace for an onslaught this winter, from flu as well as COVID, and Mayo announces urgent need for O+ and O- blood types.

By Chantell Canfield • October 15, 2021

It can be hard to know when to use a rapid at-home COVID-19 test and how to interpret the results. Dr. Binnicker reviews the pros and cons of these tests, and explains when you need to get tested by a lab.

By Tracy Will • October 14, 2021

Topic's Include: Breast Cancer Awareness: What experts want you to know about prevention, 50 Years of CT: then, now, and what’s to come, and Pfizer asks FDA to authorize covid-19 vaccine in young children.

By Chantell Canfield • October 8, 2021