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March 17th, 2012

Mayo Clinic Heading to Mount Everest


Mayo Clinic will be sending five scientists to monitor a team of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest this spring. The goal is to learn more about the physiology of humans at high altitude in order to help patients with heart conditions and other ailments. Mayo’s team is headed by Bruce Johnson, Ph.D., a veteran […]

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