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Rochester, Minnesota is located in Olmsted County. Zip codes in Rochester, MN include 55906, 55902, and 55903. The median home price in Rochester is $174,900. More Rochester information.

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The cast of "The Wedding Will Out" or "A Night in the Nutt House" performs July 27 - Aug 19 show. Fri. and Sat.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Las Vegas Newstrip

Small weight gain can raise blood pressure in healthy adults

Gaining just five pounds can increase your blood pressure, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014. Many people understand the health dangers of large amounts of extra body weight, but reasearchers in this study wanted to see the impact of a small weight gain of about five to 11 pounds.

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Daily Times

Ways to stop overeating after your workout

You must have sweated off hundreds of calories during that Spin class, so it's totally okay to indulge in a bowl of ice cream when you get home - right? Not so fast. Research shows that people tend to reward themselves with rich foods and large portions after exercising and that they often eat back all of the calories they just burned.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Rochester Students Get Head Start on Health Careers

According to Rochester Public Schools, the health care industry accounts for 37 percent of Olmsted County's economic base. With this percentage on the rise, a program in Rochester Public Schools is helping students prepare for health care careers before graduation.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Newswise

Multi-Institutional Research Team Measures Multiple Morbidities

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A collaborative study by researchers from Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University has measured multimorbidity - multiple diseases or medical conditions co-occurring in a single patient - and has determined which combinations of medical conditions are more prevalent by age, sex, and race/ethnicity in a geographically-defined Midwestern population.

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TVSPY

On the Move, 9/11/14

Jeanna Radzinski joins ABC Affiliate KAAL in Rochester, Minnesota where she will be the Weekend sports anchor and will do sports reporting Weekdays. Jeanna is a graduate of Boston University and a native of Detroit.

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KIMT

Rochester Mayor to lead education advisory council

The RCAC is a 24-member advisory body that was established by the Minnesota Legislature in 1988 to recruit, screen and recommend qualified candidates for each opening on thestate Board of Regents. Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede has served on the Council since 2004.

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KAAL-TV Austin

Body in Rochester's Zumbro River Identified

Through the use of evidence at the scene and later forensic examination during the autopsy, it was determined the man was 60-year-old Walter Bray. Police tell us Bray's last known address was at a homeless shelter in the Twin Cities.

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Fox News

Mayo Clinic taps supercomputer

From quiz show "Jeopardy" to health care, IBM's Watson supercomputer will soon be used by Mayo Clinic to match cancer patients with clinical trials in an attempt to find help for their illness. Starting early next year, the artificially intelligent computing system that can read natural language will enroll patients with colorectal, lung, and breast cancers in clinical trials, expediting what is often considered a slow and inefficient process.

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ABC News

Cancer Survivor Saved by Measles Virus Raises Funds for Expanded Trial

Now, a year after finishing her treatment, the 50-year-old mother of three is transitioning from patient to advocate, working with the Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic to expand the tiny trial that saved her life. "When I was first diagnosed, there was not a lot of options.

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Fox News

11 ways to stop overeating after your workout

You must have sweated off hundreds of calories during that Spin class, so it's totally okay to indulge in a bowl of ice cream when you get home-right? Not so fast. Research shows that people tend to reward themselves with rich foods and large portions after exercising, and that they often eat back all of the calories they just burned.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

HON

New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease

An expert panel has issued new guidelines for managing sickle cell disease, stressing the use of the drug hydroxyurea and transfusions for many with the genetic disorder. "This is a major step forward to try to put together all of the evidence and try to highlight what is most important," said Dr. Barbara Yawn, professor of family and community health at Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, Minn.

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News Max

Even a Little Extra Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Mayo Clinic

A few extra pounds might do more than test the strength of that belt around your waist, a small study suggests: You could also boost your blood pressure slightly, even if you gain just 5 percent of your body weight. For the study, researchers told 16 people to consume an extra 400 to 1,000 calories a day for eight weeks.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Newswise

Mayo Clinic and Delos(r), the Pioneer of Wellness Real Estate(tm),...

ROCHESTER, Minn. - DelosA , the Pioneer of Wellness Real Estatea , and the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation today announced their agreement to design, build and operate the newly formed WELL Living Lab - a multidisciplinary lab that will be uniquely focused on the interaction between health, wellness and the built environment.

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Business Journal

Without moving an inch, Mayo taps an overseas market: China

The Mayo Clinic is benefiting from a new wave in medical tourism - increasingly wealthy Chinese patients coming to the United States to seek treatment for serious medical conditions. The Wall Street Journal , in a broader report on the trend , said that the Rochester, Minn.-based hospital has seen its number of Chinese patients more than double over the past year.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Contrast-enhanced CT scan safe for most patients

According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography images can be safely used in most patients. The study appears online in the journal Radiology .

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NewsTarget.com

Diabetes and high blood pressure dramatically increase risk of brain damage and cognitive decline

Millions of people are unaware of the devastating effects posed by elevated blood pressure and diabetes as they progress through middle age and into their senior years. Making matters worse, many of these same individuals are unaware that they are hypertensive or hyperglycemic, compounding the negative health effects of these metabolic conditions that greatly advance the risks for developing a host of chronic illnesses ranging from heart disease and stroke to cancer and dementia.

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Hayfield Herald

Community News Corporation

The cast of "The Wedding Will Out" or "A Night in the Nutt House" performs July 27 - Aug 19 show. Fri. and Sat.

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Hayfield Herald

Public transit one step closer to reality

For those residents wanting transportation from home to a restaurant, the post office, perhaps, or to the supermarket, help is on the way. The Byron city council, in a 4-1 vote, approved a resolution at its Aug. 26 meeting that gives the greenlight for public transportation service in the community.

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Newswise

Mayo Clinic and IBM Task Watson to Improve Clinical Trial Research

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Mayo Clinic and IBM today announced plans to pilot Watson, the IBM cognitive computer, to match patients more quickly with appropriate clinical trials, beginning with research studies in cancer.

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