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Spring Break Can Be Fun, But Take Precautions and Be Safe

Spring Break Can Be Fun, But Take Precautions and Be Safe

LA CROSSE, WI. – For many college students, spring break is a time of festivity in warm vacation destinations. It’s a way to relieve the academic stress of the semester. However, this season of revelry also poses some major health and safety risks. Mayo Clinic Health System would like to [...]

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Safe and Sober Holidays

Safe and Sober Holidays

The holidays can be stressful, and for those in recovery it’s a time to be vigilant against relapse. Fountain Centers, a Mayo Clinic Health System program for substance abuse and addiction, offers the following tips to help ensure a clean and sober holiday season. Common relapse dangers to be aware [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Binge Drinking and Smoking

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic, Dr. Steven Ames talks about the relationship between binge drinking and smoking. To listen, click the link below. Binge Drinking & Smoking

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High Cost of Underage Drinking

A recent University of Michigan study reveals 'extreme' binge drinking might be more common among teens than some experts thought. Meanwhile, a Mayo Clinic study published last year in Journal of Adolescent Health shows hospitalization for underage drinking comes with a price tag. The estimated total cost is about $755 million per year. The Mayo study also revealed geographic [...]

Created by Dana Sparks