It's the stereotypical image of an eating disorder: a young, white female who is extremely thin. But that's not always the case.
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Having excess belly fat could put postmenopausal women at risk of serious health conditions. Dr. Ekta Kapoor with Mayo Clinic's Center for Women's Health explains [...]
For 20 years, Mayo Clinic has been screening the hearing of newborn babies to help identify those with hearing loss. Dr. Joscelyn Martin, a Mayo [...]
Everyone is at risk of getting a concussion. Those most at risk are kids on the playing field. If a child gets a concussion, removing him [...]
Kids are back in the classroom, and so are plenty of germs. A common back-to-school sickness is viral gastroenteritis, or stomach flu. It's an intestinal [...]
As many as 6 million Americans have a heart condition called atrial fibrillation that increases their chance of health problems. Indeed, the Centers for Disease [...]
As meal replacement options expand, it's important to remember two things: Not all replacements are created equal, and not all meals should be replaced.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially serious infectious disease that mainly affects your lungs.
Recommendations for who should be tested have changed over the years. The [...]
All that reading, writing and arithmetic really can add up.
"As kids are growing and developing, they’re at risk for injury if they’re carrying something that’s [...]
Postpartum depression is real. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 1 out of every 10 new moms suffer from it. It's much more [...]
Basic exercise, specifically the pushup, can be a useful tool for clinicians who want to evaluate cardiovascular disease risk in patients, according to a recent [...]
How long can you keep leftover foods before they go bad? Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, says that there [...]
Millions of people use electronic cigarettes, or vaping devices. While tobacco use remains the largest cause of preventable death and disability in the U.S., vaping [...]
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