Washington, DC - The late Dr. Henry Heimlich created the Heimlich Maneuver in 1974.  Since then, the simple technique for saving choking victims is estimated to have saved tens of thousands of lives, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.

Washington, DC - Consistent with Mayo Clinic’s historic commitment of service to our government, John Noseworthy, M.D., Mayo Clinic president and CEO, accepted the invitation from President-Elect Donald Trump to share his perspective on the future of health care delivery, research and excellence.

Washington, DC - Gold Medal Packing Inc., a Rome, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,607 pounds of boneless veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26 and O45, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Mumps is a viral infection that primarily affects the parotid glands — one of three pairs of saliva-producing (salivary) glands, situated below and in front of your ears. If you or your child contracts mumps, it can cause swelling in one or both parotid glands.

Rochester, Minnesota - Some medical discoveries stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. Feeling that he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could help countless people, Dr. Edward Kendall spent Christmas Eve 1914 locked away in his lab. What he accomplished by Christmas morning was a gift to millions of thyroid patients, one that is still improving lives a century later. Dennis Douda has this inspiring story.