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What You Should Know About Caring for an Aging Parent

SPRINGFIELD, Minn. — Americans are living longer than ever before and many middle-aged adults are taking on the role of caregiver for their aging parents. Mayo Clinic Health System family physician Kelsey Nylander, D.O., says, “Caring for an aging parent can be a responsibility that requires personal sacrifices and creates potential resentment. But it [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Fertility Preservation: Your Options Before Cancer Treatment

Fertility preservation: Understand your options before cancer treatment Cancer treatment can have a major impact on fertility. Get the facts about fertility preservation options for men and women. Cancer caregivers and quality of life — new study opportunity Mayo Clinic has a new study open to cancer caregivers that is [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Buying prescription drugs online: The do's and don'ts Buying prescription drugs online? Stay safe with these do's and don'ts. Diabetes prevention: 5 tips for taking control Changing your lifestyle could be a big step toward diabetes prevention — and it's never too late to start. EXPERT [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Responding to The Tragedy in Boston

The Boston Marathon tragedy has stunned the nation. While the criminal investigation continues and healing is just beginning, there have been countless reports of the heroic efforts to save those injured in the attacks. Mayo Clinic trauma surgeon Don Jenkins, M.D., says trauma and emergency medical personnel train extensively and participate in specific drills designed to prepare [...]

Created by Dana Sparks