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Influenza and Sepsis: Mayo Expert Describes Signs of Severe Sepsis, Septic Shock

Sepsis can be a dangerous complication of almost any type of infection, including influenza, pneumonia and food poisoning; urinary tract infections; bloodstream infections from wounds; and abdominal infections. Steve Peters, M.D., a pulmonary and critical care physician at Mayo Clinic and senior author of a recent sepsis overview in the medical journal Mayo [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Recurrent Breast Cancer

Recurrent breast cancer This breast cancer may occur months or years after your initial treatment. Know the symptoms and find out how to cope. Resistance training helps cancer survivors Using weights, weight machines or elastic bands to exercise has helped some people with cancer lessen fatigue and improve their quality [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Anger and cancer — what to do with the difficult emotions

Anger and cancer — what to do with the difficult emotions Anger is normal when dealing with cancer. Try to direct it to something positive, be upfront about it and find a way to cope. Preventing infections during chemotherapy Chemotherapy drugs can damage your bone marrow, reducing your body's ability [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Surviving Sepsis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Kannan Ramar explains the dangers of sepsis. To listen, click the link below. Surviving Sepsis

Created by Joel Streed

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Germs: Understand and protect against bacteria, viruses and infection What's the best way to stay disease-free? Prevent infections. Learn simple tactics to help you stay healthy. Healthy eating: Jazz it up with these tips Healthy eating doesn't have to be boring. Here are 10 ways to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Headed for the OR? Five Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before the Operation

The answers may make a difference in your outcome ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mar. 10, 2014 — The news that you will need surgery can prompt many questions and a lot of anxiety. Beyond details about your medical condition and treatment options, what should you ask your surgeon before the operation? Whatever you [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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