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Constipation is Often a Preventable Emergency

Constipation is Often a Preventable Emergency

It's not a dinner table topic of conversation and the word itself may elicit a teenage giggle, but constipation is very common and can cause severe discomfort and abdominal pain. Constipation affects about 15 percent of the population and is more common among people over age 65. Constipation can lead to such [...]

Created by Deborah Balzer

Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3/23/15

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headline with Vivien Williams: Revolutionary procedure makes it easier to remove rectal polyps - Eric Dozois, M.D., describes the surgery and what it means to patients. Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for the script. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_GDpixNJBU  

Created by Deborah Balzer

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Pomegranate juice: Can it lower cholesterol? Laryngospasm: What causes it? Detox diets: Do they work? Resilience: Build skills to endure hardship Narrow stools: Should I be concerned?

Created by Dana Sparks