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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the September 2014 Issue

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the September 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Here are highlights from the September issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit http://www.HealthLetter.MayoClinic.com or call toll-free for subscription [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Weekend Wellness: Lifestyle changes and treatment options may help with snoring

Weekend Wellness: Lifestyle changes and treatment options may help with snoring

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there anything that can be done for snoring other than using a CPAP machine? I have tried using one for the past year, and while my wife says it does prevent me from snoring, I cannot sleep comfortably with it on. ANSWER: Although they do reduce [...]

Created by lizatorborg

Headed for the OR? Five Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before the Operation

Headed for the OR? Five Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before the Operation

The answers may make a difference in your outcome ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mar. 10, 2014 — The news that you will need surgery can prompt many questions and a lot of anxiety. Beyond details about your medical condition and treatment options, what should you ask your surgeon before the operation? Whatever you [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Cima smokers and surgery (:44)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima disclose sleep apnea to surgeon (:49)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima eating and exercise after surgery (1:23)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima getting out of the hospital faster (:48)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima importance of asking surgeon questions (:37)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

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