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Seeing Inside the Heart with MRI (pkg) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows physicians to look inside the heart while it's beating. They can locate the damage done by a heart attack, study the tissue characteristics and identify infection. Vivien Williams reports that Mayo Clinic physicians are tailoring treatment with MRI to keep people healthier longer. [TRT 1:17] (Previously aired on MCNN Feb. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

TUESDAY Q & A: Talk with your doctor about risks and benefits of daily aspirin

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Should I be taking a daily aspirin even if I’ve never had heart issues? I am a 62-year-old woman with no health problems, and I exercise daily. My husband takes an aspirin every day and thinks I should do the same. ANSWER: For people who do not have heart disease, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks