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Susan and Her Daughter Kristy Remember ...

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday, until the end of 2014, for the next ten weeks, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Signs and Symptoms of Pertussis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3oZrMGDMMw ZUMBROTA, Minn. — Symptoms of an ordinary common cold are hard not to miss. But could it be worse? Mayo Clinic Health System has diagnosed several confirmed cases of pertussis, also commonly known as whooping cough. Family medicine physician at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing in Zumbrota, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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

Homemade Treats Not Best Choice at Halloween

Although homemade goodies are often appreciated more than most store-bought treats, Halloween is not the time to distribute them to trick-or-treaters. There are several precautions children and parents should take before enjoying their treats. “It is important to check all Halloween candy before it's consumed to make sure it's safe and not [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Randy Talks With His Wife Crystal About His Near Death Experience

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday for the next ten weeks, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Randy Setzer experienced multiple blood [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

'Harvesting' Healthy Approach to Fall Work

Sparta, Wisc. — The harvest season is exciting and especially busy for rural communities, but Mayo Clinic Health System providers understand how dangerous it can be for farmers.  According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Emergency physician at Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Arthritis is an Inflammation of the Joints

World Arthritis Day is Sunday October 12th MANKATO, Minn. — Arthritis is one of the most common health problems in the United States. Millions of Americans have some form of arthritis that leads to pain, stiffness and loss of motion. Many are over the age of 65, but people of all [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Running into Fall Marathon Season — Tip #9

It's sometimes difficult for athletes to carve out required time off but to perform your best, you need rest — especially after a significant body change.  For example, if you're injured or have recently given birth, your body may need a substantial respite to get back to 100 percent. Beau Johnson, physical [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

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