Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has announced it will build a $233 million oncology facility on its Jacksonville campus that will include proton beam therapy.

Mayo Clinic in Florida, located in Jacksonville, said it’s the first medical center in the state to perform a minimally invasive procedure meant improve the quality of life for patients with severe emphysema.

A new not-for-profit drug company, called Civica Rx, is looking to help combat drug shortages and rising prices with the help of health systems and hospitals across the nation, including several in Jacksonville.

The Mayo Clinic is continuing its expansion in Jacksonville.

The head of Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville campus has been elected as the health organization’s next CEO.

2 New Buildings Enhance Mayo Clinic's Status As 'Destination Medical Center' in Jacksonville

Jul 26, 2018

The Mayo Clinic has been expanding its Jacksonville campus since Gianrico Farrugia became CEO in 2015.

An experimental vaccine could be on the market for ovarian-cancer patients as soon as 2022, according to the Jacksonville-based company that makes it.

The River City’s Mayo Clinic is participating in the trials.

Mayo Clinic has begun building what it’s calling a destination medical facility in Jacksonville.

The new treatment center is being partially funded with a $20 million grant from a South Florida foundation.


Updated at 11:45 p.m., Oct. 19

JACKSONVILLE — The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center at St. Vincent’s in Riverside opened its doors Monday to provide patients in Northeast Florida with more access to advanced and specialized cancer treatment. 

Until very recently it was thought that just one bacterium was to blame for causing Lyme disease in humans. But it turns out that a second, related bug can cause it too.

In 2013, during routine testing of bacterial DNA floating around in the blood samples of people suspected of having Lyme disease, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., realized they were looking at something different.

Court Allows Part of Lawsuit On Hospital Charges

Nov 9, 2015

A state appeals court Friday cleared the way for part of a lawsuit challenging the amount of money charged by a Jacksonville hospital for a patient's emergency care.

You've heard it a million times: The hours we spend sitting in front of our computers, sitting in front of the TV and sitting just about everywhere else are adding up. We are sitting ourselves to death.

So it came as welcome news when we read last week that just 10 minutes — 10 minutes! — of walking after sitting for a long period of time can restore the damage to our vascular system.

Shriners Hospitals and Mayo Clinic Team Up

May 28, 2015

This story has been revised to update the way Shriners Hospitals cover the cost of treatment for its patients.

Shriners Hospitals for Children has joined one of the nation's best known hospital groups.

When Gov. Rick Scott announced plans to spend tax dollars to boost Florida’s cancer centers, those associated with the Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville welcomed the news, since it treats thousands of cancer patients and is part of the National Cancer Institute system through its headquarters in Minnesota.  But as the Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau reports, the pleasant feeling was short-lived.

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It turns out heading to the gym daily doesn’t give you a free pass to sit down the rest of the day, the New Scientist reports. According to the Mayo Clinic, there is a significant link between sitting down and premature death, even if you exercise regularly. Researchers don’t recommend giving up on exercise though. While a workout cannot undo hours of sitting, "active couch potatoes" fare better than people who sit a lot and do not go to the gym.  

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At least in mice, some of the nasty side effects of methamphetamines kick in after the mouse stops using it, according to researchers from University of Florida.

Researchers with the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville have found an abnormal protein that collects in the brains of patients who have Lou Gehrig’s disease or frontotemporal dementia, the Florida Times-Union reports.

The National Institutes of Health has approved a $7-million, five-year grant to Mayo Clinic Jacksonville to boost its study on Parkinson’s disease, according to the Florida Times-Union.