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Tuesday Q and A: For most, enterovirus D68 causes only mild symptoms

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is it that children are the ones most affected by the enterovirus? I have read that it starts with mild cold symptoms, so how will I know when it’s time to see a doctor? What symptoms should I look for in my children? ANSWER: There are [...]

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Monitoring Enterovirus D68

Written by Greg Brown, Mayo Clinic News Specialist According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), enterovirus infections are common in the summer and fall. However, hospitals throughout the U.S. are seeing more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68. The CDC is watching the [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hepatitis C and baby boomers Millions of baby boomers have the hepatitis C virus and don't know it. Highly effective treatment is available, so get tested. Belly fat in men: Why weight loss matters Guys, carrying extra weight around your middle can be risky. Find out [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

  Asthma treatment: Do complementary and alternative approaches work? Trigger finger Painful urination (dysuria) Spina bifida Paleo diet: What is it and why is it so popular?

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Tuesday Q & A: Child's chronic cough may be symptom of asthma

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son, 8, has been coughing off-and-on at night for a few weeks and says his chest hurts, but he never complains about it during the day. Could he have asthma? How is it diagnosed? If it’s very mild, would he still need treatment? ANSWER: Based on [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Dust mite allergy Does dusting make you sneeze or have a runny nose? Learn the symptoms and treatments of a dust mite allergy and find ways to cope. Aerobic exercise: Top 10 reasons to get physical Need inspiration to work out? Consider the top 10 benefits [...]

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Asthma and COPD May Require Multiple Treatments

Asthma and COPD May Require Multiple Treatments March 19, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: I am an active 84-year-old man and was diagnosed with asthma and COPD a few years ago. My pulmonologist prescribed two medications — Advair and Spiriva — that seem to do the same thing. Why would I [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Relationship Between RSV and Asthma in Children Unclear

Relationship Between RSV and Asthma in Children Unclear April 23, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: My 3-month old has just gotten over RSV, and our pediatrician says we now need to watch for asthma as she gets older. How are these two conditions related? Answer: Although the two seem connected, the [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

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