El minuto de Mayo Clinic: Alimentación sana para el corazón femenino

La enfermedad cardíaca es la causa principal de muerte femenina. Pese a la mayor concienciación, los funcionarios de la salud informan que las mujeres siguen sin percatarse de sus riesgos. La Dra. Amy Pollak, cardióloga de Mayo Clinic, dice que una manera de reducir el riesgo de cardiopatía y de accidente cerebrovascular es a través de una […]

Housecall: Keeping track of your health history online

THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES Personal health records and patient portals A personal health record is a collection of information about your health. This may include your health care providers’ names and contact information, appointment schedules, test results, medications and dosages, and dates of illnesses and surgeries. Electronic personal health records make your information accessible to […]

Housecall: Understanding ALS

THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES ALS: An overview Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, is a progressive nervous system disease that destroys nerve cells and causes disability. ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in a limb, or slurred speech. There is no cure, and, eventually, the disease is fatal. […]

Making Mayo’s Recipes: Know these homemade salad dressings by heart

You think you’ve made a healthy choice by tossing together a nice green salad. But once you douse it in store-bought salad dressing, filled with unnecessary salt and sugar, it’s not so healthy anymore. So, why not try this homemade House Ranch or Citrus Vinaigrette to control that salt and sugar intake? Make your salad completely […]

Making Mayo’s Recipes: Citrus seared salmon

This salmon recipe doubles down on citrus flavor — with orange zest in the seasoning and orange juice in the sauce drizzled on after cooking. You can also grill this salmon instead of cooking in a pan and use Dijon mustard or honey in the sauce, which is tasty on sea scallops, too. Each Friday […]

Could Eating Fish Help in the Alzheimer’s Fight?

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids and including fish in our diet for heart health are well documented, but now an observational study published this week by The Journal of the American Medical Association states that eating fish at least once a week could help in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Despite concerns regarding mercury in seafood, […]

Monday’s Housecall

THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES Belly fat in men: Why weight loss matters For men, regardless of overall weight, having a large amount of belly fat increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. Functional fitness training: Is it right for you? Functional fitness exercises mimic everyday tasks. You may find that carrying groceries or […]

Monday’s Housecall

THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES Omega-3 in fish: How eating fish helps your heart Worried about heart disease? Try eating one to two servings of fish a week. Discover the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. Prescription weight-loss drugs Interest in weight-loss medicines is growing as more drugs become available. Could one of them help you? Find […]

Monday’s Housecall

THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls Take steps now to prevent falls and maintain your independence. Here are six strategies to help you avoid injury. Vegetarian diet: How to get the best nutrition A vegetarian diet can meet your nutritional needs if you follow this helpful guide. EXPERT ANSWERS Elliptical […]

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