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Tuesday Q and A: Several treatments may be needed to eliminate plantar warts

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the best way to treat plantar warts to ensure they don’t come back?  I have them on my feet. At one point, I had them removed with freezing therapy, but they keep returning and even spreading. ANSWER: Freezing therapy, also called cryotherapy, is the most [...]

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Vaccinations

Robert Jacobson, M.D., Mayo Clinic Children's Center pediatrician and vaccine specialist, advises parents to ensure their child has recommended vaccinations and be aware of changes to those recommendations. For example, children can now be vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV), at age 11, rather than having to wait until they are [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Robotic Surgery Proves Successful, Less Invasive Way to Treat HPV-Related Oral Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue. Though oral cancer previously appeared predominantly in elderly patients with a history of tobacco and alcohol use, it's increasing in younger patients: 30- to 50-year-old nonsmokers [...]

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Mayo, Medicine and Social Media (pkg)

The reach of social media cannot be denied. It has the potential to connect us, inform us and empower us to achieve healthier, happier lives. That is certainly true when it comes to raising public awareness about medical challenges and solutions. In fact, this past week Mayo Clinic invited doctors, [...]

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Parental Perceptions are Preventing HPV Vaccination Success

A Mayo Clinic physician and two other pediatric experts say that parental perceptions pose a major barrier to acceptance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination — and that many of those perceptions are wrong. Their comments are published in the September issue of Expert Review of Clinical Immunology, in an editorial [...]

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