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Nov 09, 2015, 12:39 ET
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Study: drug may delay, prevent blindness for millions of older Americans

A drug already used safely to treat Parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome and other movement disorders also could delay or prevent the most...

Oct 27, 2015, 09:10 ET
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Marshfield Clinic Health System, Gamma Medica Partner to Create World's First Mobile Molecular Breast Imaging Unit

  Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) and Gamma Medica, Inc., today announced their partnership to install the LumaGEM® Molecular...

Nov 20, 2014, 07:09 ET
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Clinic-developed software to support NIH/NCATS global rare diseases registry

 A computer software program developed at Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF) soon will support the National Institutes of Health...

Jul 22, 2014, 16:30 ET
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Marshfield Clinic Health System names Susan L. Turney as first CEO

 The Marshfield Clinic Health System Board of Directors has named Susan L. Turney, MD, MS, FACP, FACMPE, as the Health System's first...

Apr 03, 2014, 08:00 ET
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New institute at Marshfield Clinic brings medical, dental care closer together

A newly-formed institute within Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF) will tackle some of the biggest questions surrounding better...

Dec 18, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Study: RSV often milder than flu in older adults

 Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) appears to cause milder illness than influenza in adults age 50 or older, according to researchers at...

Jun 12, 2013, 11:00 ET
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Marshfield Clinic to launch new information services company

 Marshfield Clinic today announced its plan to form Marshfield Clinic Information Services (MCIS), a new company that will build on nearly...

Feb 14, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation Mobile App Wins National Competition

 Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, a division of Marshfield Clinic, announced today that its first completed mobile app has won a...

Jan 11, 2013, 11:30 ET

Current Flu Vaccine About 60 Percent Effective, Marshfield Clinic, Lead Researcher Commentary

 Influenza has hit the U.S. hard this winter, but early estimates show the vaccine significantly reduces the risk of getting the flu, according...

Aug 08, 2011, 13:10 ET

Marshfield Clinic Demonstrates Improved Quality of Care Resulting in Cost Savings for Medicare

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated its Physician Group Practice (PGP) Demonstration, it challenged the 10...

Aug 08, 2011, 12:36 ET

Marshfield Clinic Chooses to Participate in CMS Project

Having completed a highly successful five-year demonstration project during which it improved the quality of care delivered to Medicare...

Dec 10, 2010, 11:04 ET

Marshfield Clinic Demonstrates Improved Quality of Care Resulting in Cost Savings for Medicare

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated its Physician Group Practice (PGP) Demonstration, it challenged the 10...

Jan 19, 2006, 00:00 ET

Limit iPod Use to Avoid Potential Hearing Damage

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Are portable MP3 players like iPods too hot for ears to handle? "They're fine to use. Just be...

Nov 15, 2005, 00:00 ET

Vacations Provide Mental Health Benefits for Women, Marshfield Clinic Finds

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who take vacations frequently are less likely to become tense, depressed or tired and are more...

Sep 20, 2005, 01:00 ET

Common Cold Myths

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Did your mother ever warn you that you'd catch a cold if you went outside without a coat? Going...

Aug 31, 2005, 01:00 ET

Marshfield Clinic Partners with Pfizer Health Solutions to Offer Personal Support to Chronically Ill

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving her second heart pacemaker, Beatrice Berry, a 76-year-old resident of Rice Lake,...

Aug 16, 2005, 01:00 ET

Reminder for Parents: Backpacks

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Backpacks cause nearly half of back pain reported by school-aged children, largely because their...

May 26, 2005, 01:00 ET

Summer Fun in the Sun: Precautions Help Prevent Skin Cancer

MARSHFIELD, Wis., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin cancer, usually caused by overexposure to the sun, is the most common form of cancer. Luckily, it's...

Dec 20, 2004, 00:00 ET

Marshfield Clinic Registered Dietitian Offers Easy-to-Use Form to Help Make and Keep New Year's Diet Resolutions

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people would agree that New Year's diet resolutions are made with the best intentions but broken...

Nov 08, 2004, 00:00 ET

Begin Documenting Your Family Health History This Thanksgiving

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As researchers learn more about diseases and conditions that have a hereditary component, documenting...