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Avoid Risk of Pill-Induced Esophagitis Typical instructions on a bottle of medication often suggest pills should be taken with a full glass of water and that the person taking the pills not lie down for 30 minutes. Mayo Clinic experts say it's essential you pay attention to those directions because if you don’t you could be [...]

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Annoying Acne: It's Not Just for Adolescents   Acne is just a teenager problem, right?  No. It can also be an issue for adults, especially women. Twenty-five percent of women in their 30’s get acne and it can plague people for decades. Experts at Mayo Clinic have tips on how to handle adult acne. [TRT 1:46] [...]

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Christmas Eve Discovery 100 Years Ago is Still Helping Millions

Some medical discoveries truly stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. Feeling he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could help countless people, Edward Kendall spent Christmas Eve 1914 locked away in his lab. What he accomplished by [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

New Mayo Clinic Technology Lowers Risks for Premature Babies

Baby Jase's entry into the world was sudden ... and two months too early. A new tablet-based technology allowed local doctors and Mayo Clinic specialists to collaborate on life-saving medical care. [TRT 3:50] Journalists: A broadcast quality video package is available in the downloads.   This is a special report [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Claire’s Story

Claire had cancer … but she also had energy, enthusiasm, wisdom, grace and gratitude. Her tenacity and spirit lifted those who loved her. What she gave to others is immeasurable and what she’s still giving seems infinite. She especially wanted young people to know about melanoma. This is Claire’s journey [...]

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Rare Cancer Leads to Rare Rotationplasty Surgery

Seventeen years ago a little girl with osteosarcoma had groundbreaking surgery at Mayo Clinic . This rare cancer involved her knee and a rare procedure called rotationplasty. She was one of the first children in North America to have this unique surgery which enabled her to walk, ride a bike, roller blade and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans

As the number one cancer killer, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. To help detect it sooner, when it’s far more treatable, Mayo Clinic has launched a Lung Cancer Screening Program. For some, the process is already proving to be a life saver. [TRT: [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

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