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When Cats Bite: 1 in 3 Patients Bitten in Hand Hospitalized, Infections Common

Middle-aged women were most common cat bite victims Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 5, 2014 — Dogs  aren’t the only pets who sometimes bite the hands that feed them. Cats do too, and when they strike a hand, can inject bacteria deep into joints and tissue, perfect breeding grounds for infection. [...]

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Hand Problems

The Medical Edge Weekend program featuring Mayo Clinic Dr. Richard Berger talking about hand problems was recorded on Saturday, August 15. Medical Edge Weekend 8-15-09  

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A Pain-free Thumbs Up! (pkg)

Whether it’s getting in the way of your mad skills on a video game – or it’s interfering with your job – thumb arthritis is a common complaint. In fact, about 1 in 10 people will have to see a doctor for a painfully stubborn thumb. And women are [...]

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Take a 'Minute' to Check Your Golf Swing!

It may not be a contact sport, but injuries are still common in golf, particularly to the hand and wrist. How can you lower your risk and what do you do if a day on the links has you hurting? Reporter Dennis Douda and photographer Andy Shilts spent time with Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and avid [...]

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Get A Grip On Golf Pain (pkg.)

According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them? Here’s Dennis [...]

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Get A Grip On Golf Pain (pkg.)

According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them? Here’s Dennis Douda for Medical [...]

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Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Peter Murray, a hand and microvascular surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Florida, explains the fairly common condition called carpal tunnel syndrome discusses the symptoms, causes, and non-surgical as well as surgical treatments of carpal tunnel syndrome.Dr. Peter Murray, a hand and microvascular surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Florida, explains the fairly common condition [...]

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