National Influenza Vaccination Week will be observed Dec. 5–9, which makes this a good time to learn more about the flu and why you need to [...]
The game of pickleball is surging in popularity across the country. It can be played at any age and skill level. While many might assume [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: The holiday season is always stressful for me. I get overwhelmed with the hustle and bustle, especially shopping for gifts and juggling the [...]
Regular screening is one of the most important ways to prevent colorectal cancer (colon and rectal).
"Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death in [...]
National Handwashing Awareness Week will be observed Dec. 4–10, so this is a good time for a reminder of how important it is to wash [...]
More than half of all patients who receive solid organ transplants will have an incidence of skin cancer at some point — most often a [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 14-year-old son grew almost 4 inches in the last year. I noticed that he has a few pink and purple streaks on [...]
It was May 25, 2021. After Tom Lansing of Stewartville, Minnesota, mowed his mom's yard, the then 59-year-old decided it was a perfect late afternoon [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers replicated chronic dry mouth from radiation damage in preclinical models, laying the foundation for stem cell research to regenerate salivary tissue after [...]
Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 6, patients at Mayo Clinic in Rochester may request an unlimited number of visitors to be placed on their visitor list.
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Three respiratory viruses — COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV — are currently circulating in the U.S., and experts worry that holiday travel [...]
During the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians across Mayo Clinic transitioned to virtual modes of care to continue to treat patients safely — [...]
Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week will be observed Dec. 1–7, which makes this a good time to learn about the risk factors for developing these disorders.
One of the potentially painful side effects of cancer treatment is lymphedema. Lymphedema is tissue swelling caused by the buildup of fluid that's usually drained [...]
Thanksgiving Day marks Family Health History Day, an annual national public health campaign to encourage people to better understand what health characteristics run in their [...]
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the risk factors for pancreatic cancer and what you [...]
Cardiac amyloidosis is a type of amyloidosis, which occurs when the body produces abnormal proteins that bind together to form a substance called amyloid. Amyloids can [...]
Diabetes is a chronic condition that impairs the body's ability to regulate blood sugar due to inadequate insulin production. Producing insulin is a function [...]
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