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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Deciding to Stay in Sports Activities

Obesity issues are facing our society and just when young people should be encouraged to stay active, there's some concern they're dropping out of sports. Speculation is that some kids quit because there’s too much emphasis on winning or they’re simply burning out early because of overall pressures. Vivien Williams speaks with Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Depression a Serious Illness – Recognize the Signs

Media Advisory: Mayo Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology has experts who can answer questions for media stories on depression. Journalists can call 507-284-5005. Depression can include a combination of symptoms: Feelings of sadness, emptiness or unhappiness Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters Loss of interest or [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic study points to modifiable risk factors of mild cognitive impairment

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Apathy and agitation among otherwise healthy senior citizens may be an early sign of a condition leading to dementia, according to a study from Mayo Clinic published this month in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Mayo researchers conducted a five-year prospective study to estimate the effect of [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Have you ever used the Internet to research a medical symptom you might be experiencing? On Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. CT, we'll discuss a condition called cyberchondria. Richard Seime, Ph.D., will be on the program to talk about the use of the Internet for medical information. Of course we know [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Heroin Use and Fatalities Rising May Be Due to Cost, Other Opioid Use

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Elk7YmaUGro Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Hall-Flavin are available in the downloads. Heroin is cheap, easily obtainable and on the rise as a killer across the nation. Because it is so cheap, heroin abuse is being seen in younger people and more people in the middle class. Experts say oxycontin [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Pomegranate juice: Can it lower cholesterol? Laryngospasm: What causes it? Detox diets: Do they work? Resilience: Build skills to endure hardship Narrow stools: Should I be concerned?

Created by Dana Sparks

TUESDAY Q &A : Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He is now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Medical Experts for Media- Psychology/Psychiatry

Robert Auger, M.D. Mark Frye, M.D. Peter Jensen, M.D. Timothy Lineberry, M.D. Terry Schneekloth, M.D. Leslie Sim, Ph.D., L.P. Max Trenerry, Ph.D., L.P Chris Wall, M.D. Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Robert Auger, M.D. –  a specialist in seasonal affective disorders, sleeping disorders. Seasonal affective disorder Sleep disorders Circadian rhythm sleep [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

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