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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Getting past a weight-loss plateau Has the number on the scale not budged in a while? Don't fall back on bad habits. Restart your weight-loss plan with these tips. Whole grains: Hearty options for a healthy diet Whole grains have been linked to a lower risk [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Research Shows Cardiac Rehab Patients Who Use Smartphone App Recover Better American College of Cardiology Washington — March 29, 2014 — Patients who attended cardiac rehabilitation and used a smartphone-based app to record daily measurements such as weight and blood pressure had greater improvements in those cardiovascular risk factors; they also were less likely to be readmitted to the hospital within [...]

Created by Traci Klein

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

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