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Does Winter Weight Gain Really Keep Us Warm?

Is winter weight gain, or 'winter fat', a cultural expectation to indulge in high calorie foods during the long winter months or really necessary when the season brings plunging temperatures?  Mark Brumm, M.D., Family Medicine in Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare says, “There is some evidence that a small [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Snacks: How they fit into your weight-loss plan Discover creative and healthy snacks to satisfy your hunger without sabotaging your weight loss. Medical history: Compiling your medical family tree Use a special family tree to track your family's health information. EXPERT ANSWERS What is BPA? Should [...]

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Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center Announces Schedule for Pre-Participation Physicals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center today announced the sports physicals schedule for high school athletes wishing to participate in athletic programs. The physicals will be performed from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3 at the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Charlton Building, Desk LC. The cost [...]

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Ready to Go Rural: Future Physicians Receive Hands-On Experience

It's no secret that demand is high for quality health care providers in small towns and rural communities across the country. Yet, the supply often falls short. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates the country will be short 90,000 doctors over all fields in the next 10 years. In light of National [...]

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General Internal Medicine Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Is the age of the primary care physician on the way out?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Colin West who studied that question. To listen, click the link below. General Internal Medicine

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New Guidelines to Treat Pediatric Ear Infections

Ear infections are one of the most common reasons children visit the doctor and the leading reason antibiotics are prescribed. Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued new guidelines for how doctors should diagnose and treat ear infections.   Information from AAP: "The AAP is updating its guidelines for treating acute otitis media (AOM), [...]

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