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ARDS: A Potentially Deadly Complication Of Influenza (pkg)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khK7YfzSDk4 This is a story of beating the odds. It’s about a man who developed a potentially deadly complication of influenza called acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS. He ended up in a medically induced coma on a respirator in an intensive care unit – a situation from which many [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Reminders for Avoiding Winter Mishaps

Snow, ice and the arctic air of winter are more than inconveniences  — there are major health concerns to be aware of, some which can be prevented. Lori Schumacher, emergency medicine physician assistant at Mayo Clinic Health System, discusses a few common potential health issues to watch out for throughout [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Influenza is Spreading Across the United States

Journalists: Mayo experts are available for interviews. Contact  507-284-5005 or email:newsbureau@mayo.edu According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness.  Mayo Clinic specialists are offering advice and dispelling some misconceptions about the influenza to help people stay healthy. Here are some tips for avoiding illness: Wash [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Wrinkle creams: Your guide to younger looking skin Do over-the-counter wrinkle creams really reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles? Stress relief from laughter? It's no joke Laughter is powerful stress-relief medicine. Discover how to fire up your sense of humor. EXPERT ANSWERS Ministroke vs. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Flu Update: Mayo Clinic Experts Encourage Flu Vaccinations, Dispel Common Myths

Vaccination Options Are Available for Everyone MULTIMEDIA ALERT: For audio and video of Vandana Bhide, M.D., talking about the flu and flu vaccinations, visit the Mayo Clinic News Network. Jacksonville, FL — Flu season is upon us, and despite what most people think, influenza is a serious and potentially deadly disorder. The Centers [...]

Created by Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Hand-washing Do's and Don'ts Prevention: Influenza (flu)  Foreign object in the eye: First aid Food poisoning: Prevention What's the definition of palliative care?

Created by Dana Sparks

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