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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Added sugar: Don't get sabotaged by sweeteners Added sugar can contribute unwanted calories and aggravate health concerns. See where it may be lurking in your diet and how to cut back. Telehealth: When health care meets cyberspace From researching treatment options to emailing your doctor, see [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Vitamin B-12 deficiency more common with increasing age

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that being deficient in vitamin B-12 is common. Should I take a supplement? I am 78 and in good health. ANSWER: Vitamin B-12 deficiency is more common with increasing age and affects 5 to 15 percent of adults. Some of this is early deficiency and not [...]

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A Vitamin a Day Might not Keep the Doctor Away

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Over the past few years, studies have found that vitamins previously considered beneficial may not be helping — and may be causing harm. The March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter provides an overview on the latest advice about taking vitamins. The newest research is from the [...]

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MONDAY HOUSECALL: High-Fiber Foods, Herbal Viagra, Glaucoma Vitamins and more ...

Featured Topic   Are you eating enough fiber? Find out the dietary fiber content of some common foods.Chart of high-fiber foods  Highlights Contact lenses: What to know before you buy  Grief: Coping with reminders after a loss Vagina: What's normal, what's not Lead exposure: Tips to protect your child Tattoos: Understand [...]

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