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Mayo Clinic Minute: What's wrong with trans fat? It's considered by most health experts to be the worst type of fat you can eat. So what's really wrong with having trans fat in your diet? And what are some healthier alternatives
Home Remedies: Avoid scratching swimmer's itch Swimmer's itch?is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds
Mayo Mindfulness: Give yourself credit "Too often, we don?t give ourselves credit for the good choices we?ve made. Remember to give yourself credit for the things you?re doing well." ??Matthew Clark, Ph.D
Mayo Clinic discovery is first step toward new bacteria-based constipation treatment ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Genetically engineered bacteria are showing promise as a new treatment for constipation, researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have
Infographic: Liver transplant saves lives Learn more about transplants. Other health tip infographics:?mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com
Epilepsy patient married and seizure-free after new treatment at Mayo Clinic Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic conditions, affecting about 3 million Americans. Two-thirds of patients get some relief from medications. "But that leaves a third or
Carbon monoxide poisoning: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute While we normally hear about carbon monoxide poisonings during the winter months, reality is that they can happen throughout the year.? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Juicing can help increase your fruit and vegetable intake DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is juicing as healthy as some proclaim, or are some nutrients lost in the process? ANSWER: Juicing ? extracting the juice from fresh fruits and vegetables ? can
In the Loop: Rare disease takes 12 lives and inspires family members to find a cure Neurologists at Mayo Clinic were able to put a name to the mystery disease that had taken the lives of a dozen of Rachelle Dixon's relatives, and now Rachelle can help others with
Tuesday Tips: 7 ways to create a healthy new habit If you're trying to make healthier choices in your life willpower alone can be difficult. But here are some helpful tips to create healthy new habits. Watch: 7 ways to create a
Mayo Clinic Minute: Men and testosterone It's a hormone that makes men masculine. But it's often the one that causes the most confusion for men. So much of a man's physical characteristics are affected by testosterone
Housecall: First aid for insect bites and stings THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Insect bites and stings: First aid? Most reactions to insect bites and stings are mild, causing little more than redness, itching, stinging or minor
#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 6/9/18 Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio podcast 6/9/18 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic,?discusses diagnosis and treatment of brachial
Infectious Diseases A-Z: Severe 2017-2018 flu season brings record pediatric deaths If you were sick with the flu the first week of the new ?year, you weren't alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the week ending Jan. 6 was the overall
Mayo Clinic Minute: Which is better for losing weight - diet or exercise? You're ready to drop some pounds and get your body ready for the beach. But what's the best way to lose those pounds: exercising or starting a diet? Dr. Donald Hensrud, who heads
Sharing Mayo Clinic: Kidney transplant opens door to next adventure Lanell Johnson's path to a kidney transplant wasn't easy. But now that she's received a new kidney and is enjoying a return to good health, Lanell and her husband are eager to move
Science Saturday: The collective wisdom of biobanks Since ancient times physicians have analyzed patient specimens to diagnose illness. Now, our samples can do far more than diagnose. They can help researchers find treatments for
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Probiotics, gut bacteria and weight -- is there a connection? DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I?ve read some research that indicates one possible contributing factor to obesity is the balance of bacteria in a person?s gut. In someone who is obese, is it
Consumer Health: Sunscreen 101 Best sunscreen: Understand your options Confused about the best sunscreen to use? The best sunscreen is one that you'll use generously and according to label directions. But with
Living With Cancer: Understanding HER2-positive breast cancer HER2-positive breast cancer? HER2-positive breast cancer is a breast cancer that tests positive for a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), which promotes