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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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Gout Isn’t Always Easy to Prove: CT Scans Help Catch Cases Traditional Test Misses

Accurate diagnosis key because painful disease treated differently than other forms of arthritis ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 25, 2014 — Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

CT Lung Scans Recommended for High Risk Patients

http://youtu.be/KZZ_kf3ByYw The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, of which Mayo Clinic is a partner, is announcing a preliminary recommendation that people at high risk for lung cancer consider having annual low-dose CT scans. Smoking is the biggest risk factor for developing lung cancer, resulting in 85 percent of the lung cancers in the United States, and high-risk individuals are those 55 to [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

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