November is National COPD Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
COPD is a leading [...]
November is National Diabetes Month, which makes this a good time to learn what you can do to prevent diabetes complications.
More than 37 million people in [...]
Turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes are Thanksgiving staples. Yet, potatoes tend to get a bad rap when it comes to eating a healthy diet. But [...]
LA CROSSE, Wis. ― The tradition of embedding crucifixes in the cement pillars of Mayo Clinic buildings is a little-known fact. Beginning in 1967 with [...]
The urban legend about how the tryptophan in turkey makes you tired is as much a Thanksgiving tradition as stuffing and cranberries. Like many long-told tales, there's [...]
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 [...]
A traditional American Thanksgiving meal often centers around a turkey. And unknowingly, an improperly cooked turkey can be contaminated with bacteria, like salmonella.
Most people recover on [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Sixty years ago, treatment options were few for a child born with a structural heart defect. Innovations in therapies have since transformed [...]
Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the U.S., accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year, according to [...]
Mayo Clinic hospitals continue to score the highest safety marks from the Leapfrog Group, earning "A" grades again this year for patient safety.
Mayo Clinic hospitals across Mayo [...]
When you're at the mall or on a hike, there's usually a map somewhere with an "X" that says, "You are here." If you're a [...]
On Nov. 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated and expanded recommendations for clinicians providing pain care for adult outpatients with [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My dad mentioned to me that he has several dark spots and cobweblike strings that interfere with his vision. Is this something to [...]
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