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Well Living Lab Introduces New Alliance Member Program

For organizations interested in aligning with a movement to improve human health and well-being in indoor environments
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ROCHESTER, Minn., May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Well Living Lab announced a new alliance member program for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to transforming health and well-being in the indoor environment.

Big Impact in Bio: Developing Nanomedicine and Mentoring Young Scientists the World-Over


When Bronwyn Scott received a Stamps Scholarship a couple years ago, she cited an Amgen Scholar as the person having the greatest impact on her in her college career: “My incredible research mentor Dr. Joy Wolfram had inspired me to work hard, believe in myself, and remain unapologetic for my passion and drive. She continuously pushes me to reach for goals I thought were unattainable.”

Well Living Lab™ Wins Prestigious Edison Award for Collective Disruption

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ROCHESTER, Minn., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Well Living Lab™ has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Edison Award for collective disruption. Focused on market transformation and pioneering thought leadership, the Edison Awards recognize and honor the world's best innovations and innovators.

New Workplace Design Trends Promote Well-Being, Collaboration and Flexibility


In a quest to create healthier office environments, more employers have embraced the scientific research behind modern office design. There’s even a high-tech facility called the Well Living Lab, a collaboration between the Mayo Clinic and Delos, that hosts studies on “how the indoor environment influences health, well-being and performance, from stress to sleep quality, physical fitness to productivity.”

Delos™ to Open a Well Living Lab in Beijing, China

Main Lab Breaks Ground with Goals for Satellite Facilities in Metropolis China
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Beijing, China, February 22, 2017 /3BL Media/– Today, Delos™, a U.S.-based wellness real estate and technology firm, announced plans to build and operate its second Well Living Lab, which is slated to open in Beijing, China in the Fall of 2018.  The Well Living Lab (China) will be the first scientific research center in Asia to integrate building science, behavioral science, and health science to help quantify and ultimately improve the impact that indoor environments have on human health, wellness, comfort, and performance.  Through this research, the Lab aims to spur innovations that will

Award-winning MD/PhD Student Explains Impact of Amgen Scholars Program


Early on in his undergraduate career, Paras Minhas found a passion for science — and humanitarianism. Even before participating in the 2012 MIT Amgen Scholars Program, he began building experience in scientific research laboratories at Johns Hopkins University and the Mayo Clinic. In 2010, he launched the Longitude Pittsburgh Organization, a non-profit that provides opportunities for underprivileged people in Ghana, India and other places to receive an education, build life skills and access healthcare.

More Than 28 Cups of Coffee a Week May Endanger Health in Under-55s

Younger people should avoid heavy coffee consumption, suggests new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings
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Rochester, MN, August 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 400 million cups of coffee are consumed every day in America. Drinking large amounts of coffee may be bad for under-55s, according to a new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. A study of more than 40,000 individuals found a statistically significant 21% increased mortality in those drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week and death from all causes, with a greater than 50% increased mortality risk in both men and women younger than 55 years of age.

Researchers Identify 146 Contemporary Medical Practices Offering No Net Benefits

Study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings documents reversal of established medical practices in last decade
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Rochester, MN, July 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – While there is an expectation that newer medical practices improve the standard of care, the history of medicine reveals many instances in which this has not been the case. Reversal of established medical practice occurs when new studies contradict current practice.  Reporters may remember hormone replacement therapy as an example of medical reversal.  A new analysis published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings documents 146 contemporary medical practices that have subsequently been reversed.

Sharing Examination Questions Threatens Trust in Medical Profession

Experts call for Medical Leaders to Establish Guidelines, Embed Honesty in Academic Cultures, Reported in Mayo Clinic Proceedings
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Rochester, MN, May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ –Unethical behavior among physicians-in-training threatens to erode public trust and confidence in the medical profession, say two academic physicians in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Reacting to CNN reports last year about the widespread use of “recalls” and “airplane notes” by radiology and dermatology residents, Gregory W. Ruhnke, MD, MS, MPH, of the Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, and David J.

Targeted Screening For C. difficile Upon Hospital Admission Could Potentially Identify Most Colonized Patients

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Washington, DC, May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Testing patients with just three risk factors upon hospital admission has potential to identify nearly three out of four asymptomatic carriers of C. difficile, according to a new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).


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