: A Critical Analysis of the Constitutionality of Government-Mandated Health Insurance: An Apple a Day Keeps the Commerce Clause

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Dr. Michael Keane, Psychopharmacologist from Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia, discusses his article appearing in the March 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the affects the Interstate Commerce Clause and the United States legal system has on healthcare insurance and its mandate to cover any and all potential diseases. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00198-X/fulltext

ADHD After Early Exposure to General Anesthesia and Surgery

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Dr. David Warner, Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings revealing an association between ADHD ) and exposure to multiple procedures and surgery requiring general anesthesia in young children. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00072-3/fulltext

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis: A Case Series of 98 Patients.

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Dr. Jason Szostek, internist in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings describing a phenomena of relief from cyclical vomiting after long term use of marijuana by hot showers. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00026-7/fulltext

Generalizability of Epidemiologic Findings: The Rochester Epidemiology Project

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Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings comparing data from the US Census bureau with statistics from the Rochester Epidemiology Project confirming the generalizability of its data. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00073-5/fulltext

Blurred Boundaries: The Therapeutics and Politics of Medical Marijuana.

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Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Professor of psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the potential benefits and current legal limitations for including marijuana in medical research. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00021-8/fulltext

One Thousand Patients With Primary Myelofibrosis: the Mayo Clinic Experience.

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Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, Consultant in the Department of Hematology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings describing the Mayo Clinic experience with 1000 patients who have primary myelofibrosis and providing context for the design and interpretation of clinical trials. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00013-9/fulltext

Postoperative Emergency Response Team Activation at a Large Tertiary Medical Center

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Dr. Toby Weingarten, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which provides methods in which emergency response teams can assess rapidly deteriorating patient conditions that may indicate earlier intervention options. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00005-X/fulltext

Deep Brain Stimulation in Tourette Syndrome: A Description of 3 Patients With Excellent Outcome.

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Dr. Rodolfo Savica, Neurologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings showcasing 3 highly successful outcomes in patients with Tourette syndrome who underwent deep brain stimulation. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00012-7/fulltext

Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1976-2008.

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Dr. W. Ray Kim, Associate Professor of Medicine and Hepatologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, reporting on a 2-fold increase in the incidence of liver cancer during the past 3 decades, primarily in conjunction with the rate of hepatitis C infection. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00004-8/fulltext

Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2012: A New Era in Journal Stewardship.

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Dr. William L. Lanier, Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and Editor-in-Chief of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, discusses his editorial appearing in the January 2012 issue of the journal on the redesign of Proceedings and the many exciting new features found there. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00020-6/fulltext