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Headed for the OR? Five Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before the Operation

The answers may make a difference in your outcome ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mar. 10, 2014 — The news that you will need surgery can prompt many questions and a lot of anxiety. Beyond details about your medical condition and treatment options, what should you ask your surgeon before the operation? Whatever you [...]

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Women Urged to Take Charge for Better Heart Health

When it comes to heart disease, men and women are not created equal, says the founder of Mayo Clinic's Women's Heart Clinic Sharonne Hayes, M.D. "Women have more risk factors and they have different risk factors," says Dr. Hayes. "Some of those are autoimmune diseases, like lupus and rheumatoid [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Diet & Preventive Medicine

Donald Hensrud, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Donald Hensrud, M.D., a specialist in all aspects of nutrition, weight loss, preventive medicine, and executive health Chair, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Previous Medical Director, Executive Health Program, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, for more than 10 years Medical Editor-in-Chief, The Mayo Clinic [...]

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There Really is a REAL Mayo Clinic Diet (pkg)

Especially this time of year, after the holidays, some people rely on fad diets for quick results instead of committing to more medically sound weight-loss programs. Well, The Mayo Clinic Diet is the real deal and is consistently ranked high on the lists of healthy programs. Vivien Williams has more in this report.  [TRT [...]

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Tuesday Q & A: Reducing four white foods may make it easier to eat less, lose weight

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m trying to lose weight, and a friend recently told me that cutting white bread and potatoes out of my diet completely will help. Is that true? If it is, what makes these foods so bad?       ANSWER: Your friend is right. Taking white bread and white potatoes, as [...]

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Money Talks When It Comes to Losing Weight, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

SAN FRANCISCO — Weight loss study participants who received financial incentives were more likely to stick with a weight loss program and lost more weight than study participants who received no incentives, according to Mayo Clinic research that will be presented Saturday, March 9 at the American College of Cardiology's [...]

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Can You Have Your Deep-Fried Butter & Eat It Too? Mayo Expert Weighs in on State Fair Food

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 29, 2012.  It's state fair time in much of the country, and that means plenty of intriguing people watching, enjoying amusement rides, games and live music and, in nearly every scenario, eating a hearty amount of less-than-healthy food. How unhealthy? State fair food booths are famous [...]

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Looking Inside Whole Grains

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Don't assume that a favorite wheat bread is offering the benefits of whole grains. The April issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers the gritty details on whole grains. They can help protect against cardiovascular disease. Whole grains may help lower weight and reduce the incidence of [...]

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A Picture that Saves 1,000 Calories

ROCHESTER, Minn. — When it comes to healthful eating, a picture may be worth 1,000 calories. MayoClinic.com now features a dozen slide shows on food and nutrition topics including how to plan healthy meals and serve right-sized portions. Other recent additions include the Mediterranean diet, as well as fresh fruit [...]

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A Picture that Saves 1,000 Calories

ROCHESTER, Minn. — When it comes to healthful eating, a picture may be worth 1,000 calories. MayoClinic.com now features a dozen slide shows on food and nutrition topics including how to plan healthy meals and serve right-sized portions. Other recent additions include the Mediterranean diet, as well as fresh fruit [...]

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Eating for Performance: What to Eat: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, registered dietician Sherry Mahoney provides some thoughts on what to eat for top athletic performance. To listen, click the link below. Eating For Performance What to Eat

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

 Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired? Light therapy Types of diabetes: What are the differences? How new cancer drugs are developed Does diet have a role in rheumatoid arthritis?

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The Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy!

Results from another research trial say the benefits of the Mediterranean diet are numerous. The study, involving over 7,000 participants, is published in the The New England Journal of Medicine.  Mayo Clinic says people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a longer life expectancy and lower rates of chronic diseases compared with other adults. The [...]

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Yes, There is a REAL Mayo Clinic Diet (pkg.)

Losing weight often tops the list of New Year's resolutions but too often people choose unhealthy fad diets for quick results. Now, Mayo Clinic has the real deal to help people lose weight the healthy way. Vivien Williams has this report.  [TRT 1:51] Video and script are available in the downloads above. Medical Edge pkgs. can be edited [...]

Created by Dana Sparks