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Common Sense Prevention Tips for Common Seasonal Illnesses

This time of year, it seems like there’s always something going around — whether it’s the flu, strep throat or a gastrointestinal illness. As the weather gets cooler and the holidays near, we’re starting to congregate indoors, making it easy for germs to pass from person to person. Thankfully, there [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES 7 signs and symptoms not to ignore Some subtle symptoms — such as shortness of breath — could be red flags for more serious problems. Take note of these signs. Over-the-counter weight-loss pills: Do they work? Many weight-loss pills are readily available at your local drugstore. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Atkins Diet: What's behind the claims? Get the details on this popular low-carbohydrate eating plan, including potential weight loss, health benefits and risks. Strength training: Get stronger, leaner, healthier Want to reduce body fat, increase lean muscle mass and burn calories more efficiently? Strength training to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Flu Shot and Pregnancy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland says women who are pregnant or considering it, should not shy away from getting a flu shot. To listen, click the link below. Flu Shot and Pregnancy

Created by Joel Streed

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Ovarian cancer The signs of ovarian cancer may not appear until the later stages. Find out if you're at risk. Office exercise: Add more activity to your workday Is an office job keeping you from exercising? From balancing on a fitness ball to adjusting your commute, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Best Way to Protect a Community from Flu? Immunize the Kids!

Olmsted County area public and private schools offering school-located influenza vaccination clinics ROCHESTER, Minn. — “Everyone needs the influenza vaccine every year,” says Robert Jacobson, M.D., pediatrician and medical director of the Employee and Community Health Immunization Program at Mayo Clinic. “And school-aged children have two more reasons than everyone [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

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