• Medical Edge

    Monday's Housecall

    THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Exercise and cold weather: Tips to stay safe outdoors Don't let cold weather spell the end of your exercise. With these ideas, you can stay fit, motivated and warm. Memory loss: 7 tips to improve your memory Concerned about memory loss? Take heart. These simple steps may help sharpen your memory. [...]

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  • Influenza is Spreading Across the United States

    Journalists: Mayo experts are available for interviews. Contact  507-284-5005 or email:newsbureau@mayo.edu According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness.  Mayo Clinic specialists are offering advice and dispelling some misconceptions about the influenza to help people stay healthy. Here are some tips for avoiding illness: Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently [...]

  • Treating Carotid Artery Disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

    In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Bruce Evans describes treatment options for carotid artery disease. To listen, click the link below. Treating Carotid Artery Disease

  • TUESDAY Q & A: “Frozen shoulder” develops slowly and can take months to heal

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve had pain in my right shoulder for a few weeks that has been getting worse rather than better, even though I’m letting it rest. I have read the term “frozen shoulder” – could that be what I have? What causes it? Should I see my doctor, or will it eventually heal on [...]

  • Monday's Housecall

    THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Wrinkle creams: Your guide to younger looking skin Do over-the-counter wrinkle creams really reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles? Stress relief from laughter? It's no joke Laughter is powerful stress-relief medicine. Discover how to fire up your sense of humor. EXPERT ANSWERS Ministroke vs. regular stroke: What's the difference? [...]

  • Complementary and Integrative Medicine: Mayo Clinic Radio

    On Saturday, Jan. 11, Brent Bauer, M.D.,  joined the program to discuss several topics from the perspective of complementary and integrative medicine.  Are multivitamins a waste of money?  What are alternative therapies for ear infections, asthma and headaches?  Is there an alternative approach to cancer treatment? For more information on complementary and integrative medicine at Mayo Clinic visit www.mayoclinic.com The four [...]


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  • Five tips for a healthy 2014

    Are you ready to begin the new year with a resolution for good health?  On Saturday, Jan. 4, Edward Creagan, M.D., will join us to share ‘Five Tips For a Healthy 2014.’ How does social networking and email affect our health?  What is the one word you need to know for your personal and professional survival?  We’ll [...]

  • Monday's Housecall

    THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Meatless meals: The benefits of eating less meat You can eat healthfully without spending a lot. One way to achieve healthy savings is to serve meat less often. Managing fatigue with multiple sclerosis The fatigue that often accompanies MS can make it hard to do what you want to do. Use [...]

  • Monday's Housecall

    THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Allergy-proof your house See how to allergy-proof your house with these simple changes and find relief for your symptoms. Living with multiple sclerosis Having a chronic condition like multiple sclerosis can be challenging. Learn how you can manage the disease and live well with MS. EXPERT ANSWERS Cold or allergy: Which [...]