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15 Mar, 2017, 12:00 ET Marshfield Clinic introduces renamed Marshfield Clinic Research Institute

Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, the research arm of Marshfield Clinic and largest private medical research institute in Wisconsin,...


09 Nov, 2015, 12:39 ET 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...


18 Dec, 2013, 08:00 ET 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...


12 Jun, 2013, 11:00 ET 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...


14 Feb, 2013, 10:00 ET 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...


11 Jan, 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...


08 Aug, 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...


08 Aug, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


15 Nov, 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...


20 Sep, 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...


16 Aug, 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...


26 May, 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...


04 Aug, 2004, 01:00 ET Marshfield Clinic Pioneers Leading-Edge Electronic Patient Care System

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Before most health care providers had seen an electronic medical record, providers at Marshfield Clinic...


26 Apr, 2004, 01:00 ET Nationally-Recognized Program to Increase Child Immunization Rates Highlights National Infant Immunization Week April 25 - May 1

MARSHFIELD, Wis., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Wisconsin counties are first in the nation to get more than 90 percent of 2-year-old children up...


03 Apr, 2003, 00:00 ET Tips for More Active, Healthy Kids From Marshfield Clinic Experts for National Public Health Week

MARSHFIELD, Wis., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Public Health Week, April 7-13, focusing this year on overweight and obesity,...