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Thermometers: Understand the options
Are you ready for cold and flu season? A thermometer may come in handy, but choosing one that meets your family's needs can be confusing. Before you buy, understand the different types of thermometers and which might be best for you.
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CPAP: Tips for avoiding 10 common problems
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is a common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Learning to use CPAP and finding the right equipment can be frustrating, though. Here are 10 common CPAP problems and what you can do about them.
Asthma and acid reflux
Asthma and acid reflux often occur together, but it isn't clear why or whether one causes the other. When they occur together, medications may not work as well to control signs and symptoms of either condition. Learn more from Dr. James Li, a Mayo Clinic allergist and immunologist.
Phenylalanine in diet soda: Is it harmful?
Phenylalanine isn't a health concern for most people. However, for people who have the genetic disorder phenylketonuria, or PKU, or certain other health conditions, phenylalanine can be a serious health concern. Learn more from Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian.
Antidepressants and sexual side effects
Sexual side effects are common with antidepressants. The severity depends on the individual and the specific type and dose of antidepressant, but there are some strategies you can consider for relief. Learn more from Dr. Daniel Hall-Flavin, a Mayo Clinic psychiatrist.
A hemangioma, also known as a strawberry birthmark, is a bright red birthmark that shows up in the first or second week of life. It ...
How much screen time is too much for a child? Is digital media affecting your child's health? The surgeon general has issued a new advisory, citing growing ...
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 4-year-old son has had many episodes of painful sore throats, and his doctor recommended that his tonsils be removed. Why do kids ...