February 26, 2018

Weekly review: Our exclusive interview with the departing Mayo Clinic CEO

Daily Briefing

    This Oregon woman had 14 worms in her eye, perplexing doctors (Tuesday, Feb. 22)

    Abby Beckley had 14 half-inch-long, translucent worms removed from her eyeball, in what CDC researchers are calling the first case of a human infection by this type of eye worm.

    Exclusive: Mayo Clinic CEO on why he's stepping down, Mayo's future, and more (Wednesday, Feb. 21)

    A day after announcing he will step down as Mayo Clinic's president and CEO at the end of 2018, John Noseworthy spoke with the Daily Briefing's Josh Zeitlin about his nine-year tenure as chief executive, his approach to leading through change, and his advice for the Clinic's next leader.

    Counting calories isn't the key to weight loss. Here's what is, according to a new study. (Thursday, Feb. 22)

    People who primarily eat unprocessed foods may experience similar weight loss on a low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet—suggesting that there's little merit to genetic tests that claim to determine the best diet for a particular person, according to a study published Tuesday in JAMA.

    What thousands of patients—from the silent generation to millennials—told us about their care preferences (Friday, Feb. 23)

    What do millennials, Gen Xers, baby boomers, and the silent generation want from health care—and how do their preferences differ? We surveyed thousands of consumers to find out.

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