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Four Tricks to Save Yourself from Ticks News from Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratories ROCHESTER, Minn. — Summer fun often includes hiking, biking, and just enjoying the great outdoors. But hanging out in parks or walking on trails also invites ticks to hop a ride. Below are four tips from the Mayo Clinic Parasitology Laboratory for arming yourself [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Wrinkle creams: Your guide to younger looking skin Do over-the-counter wrinkle creams really reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles? Stress relief from laughter? It's no joke Laughter is powerful stress-relief medicine. Discover how to fire up your sense of humor. EXPERT ANSWERS Ministroke vs. [...]

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Dr. Jerry Brewer on skin problems and skin diseases

This Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic dermatologist, Dr. Jerry Brewer, talking about skin problems and diseases. Medical Edge Weekend 11-21-09

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One of the top reasons people search the Mayo Clinic website is for information about skin disorders.  On Saturday, Oct. 26, Dawn Davis, M.D., will join us to discuss many of the skin disorders that plague patients every day.  We’ll discuss warts, lice, psoriasis, skin cancer, acne and eczema.  Join [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Chemical Peels and Dermabrasion Safe, Effective Wrinkle Treatments

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Are wrinkle treatments like dermabrasion and chemical peels safe? Do they actually work?    ANSWER: Chemical peels and dermabrasion work by removing layers of skin. The skin that grows back is often smoother, with fewer wrinkles and less discoloration. Chemical peels and dermabrasion can cause side effects. In [...]

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Top List of Reasons People Go To the Doctor

A new Mayo Clinic Proceedings study shows people most often visit health care providers because of skin issues, joint disorders and back pain.    Jennifer St. Sauver, Ph.D., says, "Much research already has focused on chronic conditions, which account for the majority of health care utilization and costs in middle-aged and older adults. We were interested [...]

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