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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Should children be tested for high cholesterol? Pediatric white blood cell disorders Rheumatoid arthritis: Protect your health with vaccines Low potassium (hypokalemia) Can arthritis pain medications be harmful?

Created by Dana Sparks

Tuesday Q & A: Child's chronic cough may be symptom of asthma

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son, 8, has been coughing off-and-on at night for a few weeks and says his chest hurts, but he never complains about it during the day. Could he have asthma? How is it diagnosed? If it’s very mild, would he still need treatment? ANSWER: Based on [...]

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Tuesday Q & A: Child with glasses should have regular eye exams to keep prescription up to date

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 11-year-old began wearing glasses for nearsightedness when he was 7. Since then his prescription has gotten steadily worse. He has needed new glasses about every eight to ten months. His optometrist says this is not uncommon. But I’m worried. Is there an age a child’s eyesight [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Reveals Types and Severity of Youth Ice Hockey Injuries

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new Mayo Clinic study in Pediatrics reviews the types and severity of injuries among youth ice hockey players. The study examined the spectrum of injuries and found fractures and concussions to be most frequent, with many of these injuries requiring hospitalization and surgery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yrcCe_ay60 “Ice hockey is one [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

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