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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Rare, inherited risk factor can result in emphysema and liver damage DEAR MAYO CLINIC:?A family friend was recently diagnosed with emphysema, but he never smoked and was told that his condition was caused by alpha-1. What is this, and how is it
Tuesday Tips: The weight loss secret you need to know Need to lose weight? Reach for foods with lots of nutrients -- but not lots of calories. For instance, eat an orange instead of drinking a cup of juice. You'll gain fiber and cut
Mayo Clinic Minute: What happens to donated blood? In the winter months, it's common for blood donations to drop due to bad weather in many areas of the country and the flu. That's why January is National Blood Donor Month, a time
Housecall: Do you need a sleep study? THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Polysomnography: Why it's done and what you can expect? Do visions of sugarplums elude you as you try to get a good night's rest? Your health care provider
Infectious Diseases A-Z: Norovirus cases rise in winter months Norovirus is a highly contagious viral infection that is commonly referred to as "stomach flu." However, it is not related to the flu, which is caused by the influenza virus. "
#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 1/12/19 Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 1/12/19 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast,?Dr. Jennifer Martinez-Thompson, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, discusses diagnosis and treatment options for
Mayo Clinic Minute: Don't get tricked into bogus erectile dysfunction treatments Erectile dysfunction is more common than most men want to admit, but there are plenty of effective and affordable treatments. However, Dr. Tobias Kohler, a Mayo Clinic urologist
Science Saturday: Simpler instructions lead to better outcomes for patients A Mayo Clinic study found that when patients leave the hospital with instructions that are easy to read, they have better health outcomes. When you leave the hospital following an
Mayo Clinic Q and A: 'Watermelon stomach' isn't what you might think DEAR MAYO CLINIC:?My mother-in-law was diagnosed with internal bleeding in her stomach, a condition that her doctor told her is sometimes called "watermelon stomach." Can you
Consumer Health: Are you an emotional eater? Weight loss and emotional eating Emotional eating is eating as a way to suppress or soothe negative emotions, such as stress, anger, fear, boredom, sadness and loneliness
Are your headphones too loud: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Are you listening to life at too high a volume and putting your hearing at risk? Exposure to loud sounds can damage the cells of your inner ear. Symptoms and injury can occur from
Living With Cancer: Ovarian cancer risk after hysterectomy Ovarian cancer risk after hysterectomy? If you've had a hysterectomy, your risk of developing ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal cancer,?a type of cancer that acts like ovarian
Mayo Clinic Minute: Honesty is key in checkups Tops on the list of suggestions for becoming a better patient: Don't let embarrassment get in the way of honesty. "It starts when a patient calls our office to schedule an
Making Mayo's Recipes: Overnight refrigerator oatmeal Do this easy pre-made breakfast tonight to pack and go tomorrow. Just place ingredients for overnight refrigerator oatmeal in a mason jar, and you'll have breakfast ready in the
Women's Wellness: Low rate in cervical cancer screenings The percentage of women who are screened for cervical cancer may be far lower than national data suggests, according to a Mayo Clinic study recently published in the?Journal of
Carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Carpal tunnel syndrome develops when one of the tree nerves that runs through your wrist gets squeezed or compressed. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,Dr. Alexander Shin, an
Mayo Clinic Minute: Why yo-yo dieting might be bad for your heart For many people, a new year means a renewed effort to lose weight. So you crash diet?- only to gain it all back again. If this sounds familiar, you could be yo-yo dieting. Research
Mayo Mindfulness: The incessant stream of information How can I cope with the huge amount of information coming at me every day? I feel like I'm "drinking from a fire hose." _____________________________________________________ How do
Helping Others Heal: Taking her own advice For years,?Dr. Rozalina McCoy, has counseled patients and colleagues in?Mayo Clinic's Division of Community Internal Medicine?about avoiding low-value tests and treatments -- those
Home Remedies: All about acne Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on