Dupuytren's (DOO-puh-trenz) contracture is a disorder that can cause the fingers to curl in, primarily the ring and small fingers.
It's a genetic condition mostly affecting men over [...]
Millions of Americans suffer from back and neck pain. Luckily, there is a wide range of options to treat it.
Oct. 16 is World Spine [...]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Women are being encouraged to get their annual breast cancer screening because screening can save lives.
But what if [...]
Roughly 620,000 new cases of lymphoma were diagnosed worldwide, according to the World Cancer Research Fund International's 2020 report. Survival rates have improved as advances [...]
Breast cancer can affect all people, regardless of race or gender. It's the second-leading cause of cancer death for women overall. And for Hispanic women in [...]
Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referred to as "sitting disease."
In this Mayo Clinic [...]
Flu is a respiratory illness that can spread quickly in a community. Vaccination can help slow the spread of disease. There are many health benefits to [...]
Music soothes, energizes and inspires. It also fortifies pathways in your brain that neurologists say can lead to a better understanding of cognition and dementia. To [...]
Three are main forms of diabetes — Type 1, Type 2 and gestational — which can happen during pregnancy and go away once the baby is born. Those with Type [...]
Autumn is the season of change, with green leaves turning color and temperatures cooling. It's also the season of hay fever, or allergic rhinitis.
So how [...]
September is National Head Lice Prevention Month, a time to understand the signs, importance of screenings and available treatments.
Dr. Tina Ardon, a Mayo Clinic family [...]
Nearly 3 million Americans are living with a heart condition called atrial fibrillation, according to the American Heart Association. And the Centers for Disease Control [...]
Daylight saving time ends on Nov. 6 in the U.S. and Canada, meaning clocks are set back one hour. But does gaining or losing an [...]
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