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Thank you to all laboratory professionals for their efforts to provide critical answers for patients every day, and drive innovation in the field of medicine.

By Kevin Ritchart • April 24, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: US FDA seeks to allow salt substitutes in everyday foods, radioactive water leaks at Minn. nuclear plant for 2nd time, and pushback grows over mental health impacts of social media.

By Chantell Canfield • March 31, 2023

Today's highlights include: End of Covid emergency will usher in changes across the US health system, vaccine makers prep bird flu shot for humans ‘just in case’; rich nations lock in supplies, and a nuclear power plant leaked contaminated water in Minnesota.

By Chantell Canfield • March 24, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: Rochester public schools receives grant to support youth mental health, and FDA releases new regs intended to help detect breast cancer sooner.

By Chantell Canfield • March 17, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: President Biden to End Covid-19 Emergencies On May 11, and Children’s Minnesota Received $3 Million Grant To Address Pediatric Health Disparities.

By Chantell Canfield • February 3, 2023

Diagnostic tests are a critical part of America’s health infrastructure and helping people live healthier lives. But in a recent op-ed published on RealClearPolicy, William Morice II, M.D., president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Matt Sause, president and CEO of Roche Diagnostics North America, explain how the well-intended Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) puts vital diagnostic tests at risk.

By Luci Gens • July 13, 2022

The Office of Decedent Affairs plays a key role in Mayo Clinic’s mission as its staff guide families through the logistics and complexities of a loved one’s death with skill and empathy.

By Tracy Will • April 29, 2021

At the beginning of the pandemic, pooled testing was seen as a way to potentially conserve valuable testing resources, but logistical hurdles and other challenges have limited its usefulness.

By Tracy Will • January 29, 2021

Mayo Clinic Laboratories and American Hospital Dubai announce a strategic partnership aimed at improving advanced laboratory diagnostics in the Dubai region. Under the agreement, the two organizations will begin delivering laboratory testing through a collaboration based out of American Hospital Dubai in early 2021.

By Suzanne Ferguson • January 7, 2021

Aimee Boerger, who works at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, was among the staff members who shared their stories.

By Tracy Will • December 18, 2020

At the beginning of the pandemic, Mayo Clinic and its partners across the state worked tirelessly to ramp up testing, investigate treatment, and explore vaccine development.

By Tracy Will • December 18, 2020

Dr. Binnicker weighed in on the impact of false positive test results, as well as testing's role in a larger strategy to control the virus.

By Tracy Will • December 16, 2020

Findings show 86 cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota associated with the rally, but notes that number underestimates the event's full COVID-19 impact in the state.

By Tracy Will • December 11, 2020