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Lymph Node Ultrasounds More Accurate in Obese Breast Cancer Patients, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic research into whether ultrasounds to detect breast cancer in underarm lymph nodes are less effective in obese women has produced a surprising finding. Fat didn’t obscure the images — and ultrasounds showing no suspicious lymph nodes actually proved more accurate in overweight and obese patients [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Pregnancy & Ultrasound

Pregnancy & Ultrasound

Created by Shawn Bishop

Treating GI Bleed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9052p-kEp9k Imagine this: You find out you're bleeding internally and the only way to stop it is a big operation. Then you doctor tells you it's so risky you might not make it off the table. That's what the man you're about to meet faced until doctors at Mayo Clinic [...]

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Heart Surgery for a Newborn (pkg)

You're pregnant...and with twins! For the couple you’re about to meet, that was exciting news. But at their 18-week checkup, an ultrasound exam revealed a serious problem. One of their babies had a severe congenital heart defect, and there was little chance she could survive without surgery. Here's a story of courage, minutes after [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Coping With Varicose Veins During Spring Break Shorts & Swimsuit Season

With spring break shorts and swimsuit season here, many people are showing off their legs for the first time in months, and for some, that also means deciding what to do about unsightly varicose veins. The bulging purple or blue lines may be simply a cosmetic issue, or they could [...]

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