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Tuesday Q and A: GI symptoms that come on quickly not always a concern

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and in good health. Two weeks ago I became very ill (bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal cramping for three days) after eating at a restaurant. The stool samples did not show any sign of food-borne disease, and I was told my symptoms were probably [...]

Created by lizatorborg

Family Conflicts, Other Non-Physical Worries Before Cancer Surgery Raise Patients’ Complication Risk

Meeting non-medical needs ahead of operations can aid recovery, cut health care costs, study suggests ROCHESTER, Minn. — How well patients recover from cancer surgery may be influenced by more than their medical conditions and the operations themselves. Family conflicts and other non-medical problems may raise their risk of surgical [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes Are you trying to reduce the sugar and calories in your diet? Find out if artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes are good choices. Colon cancer screening: Weighing the options If you need a colon cancer screening, you might have [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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