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    In case you missed it: This week’s Top 5 stories on social media

Check out a few of the most popular News Network stories on @mayoclinic social media this past week.

Mayo Clinic Minute: How often should you wash your hair?

To shampoo or not to shampoo? That might be your question each time you head into the shower. Everyone's hair texture and needs are different. However, there are some guidelines to consider when it comes time to wash your hair. ⁠Here's what you should consider.

Mayo Clinic study finds active workstations may improve cognitive performance

Extended sedentary behavior, whether at work or home, increases a person's risk of preventable chronic diseases. A Mayo Clinic study suggests that active workstations incorporating a walking pad, bike, stepper and/or standing desk are successful strategies for reducing sedentary time and improving mental cognition at work without reducing job performance. ⁠

Mayo Clinic Minute: Advances in treating kidney cancer

Kidney cancer is one the most common cancers in the U.S., with over 81,000 new diagnoses in 2023 alone. Dr. Aaron Potretzke, a Mayo Clinic urologist, explains how advances in diagnostics and treatment have made kidney cancer more treatable than ever before.⁠

Mayo Clinic Minute: Essential tips to ensure safe sleep for infants

The risk for sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, is highest in the first year of life. A recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics reveals that some mothers are aware of safe sleep guidelines for infants, but they regularly engage in nonrecommended practices with the goal of improving their own and their baby's sleep.⁠ Here are the current safe sleep recommendations.

Britiny’s team

Britiny Schultz was born with a congenital heart defect. In 2016, Britiny underwent a heart and double-lung transplant. Then, in the fall of 2022, she says she started having new troubles.⁠

A trip back to Mayo Clinic in early 2023 uncovered the problem — a serious lung infection called scedosporium. In March of 2023, Britiny underwent her second double-lung transplant. At a recent follow-up appointment, Britiny's doctor shared that the lungs were working fine, and the infection was gone.⁠