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 [...]
It's flu season again, so most people get a flu shot and strive to stay healthy. But can certain foods or supplements boost the immune system and [...]
World AIDS Day will be observed Thursday, Dec. 1, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating this chronic, potentially life-threatening condition.
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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend recently went through a bout of shingles. I really don't know much about this condition, but I know it was painful. [...]
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 [...]
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is observed Nov. 18–24. This year's theme is "Preventing antimicrobial resistance together."
Antimicrobials are medicines used to prevent and treat infections in [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Upper respiratory infections are a common occurrence this time of year. Seasonal cases of influenza, strep throat and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) [...]
World Pneumonia Day will be observed on Saturday, Nov. 12. This is a day designated to raise awareness about pneumonia, promote interventions to prevent and treat [...]
Increased cases of influenza and RSV infection, primarily affecting young children across the U.S., have prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a health alert.
"We have [...]
Cold and flu season is approaching, and that means it's time for flu shots.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics [...]
Halloween 2022 falls on a Monday, but many families and children will be holding parties and having activities throughout the weekend leading up to the [...]
COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza are respiratory infections caused by different viruses. The concern is that each has overlapping symptoms, and all are arriving together. [...]
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