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January 24, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo system to get new website

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Mayo Clinic Health System is ready to show off its new look. The network of medical centers has redesigned its website, www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org, which will launch Jan. 26. The site redesign is an extension of the health system’s recent rebranding and more clearly identifies for patients and visitors the relationship it has with Mayo Clinic. “You […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Etta James Dies From Complications From Leukemia — What Is It?

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 The legendary singer Etta James has died at age 73 because of complications from leukemia, according to several news reports…Risk factors for leukemia include genetic diseases, blood disorders, having been exposed to radiation or certain chemicals, having gone through cancer treatment previously, smoking, and having a family history of the disease, according to the Mayo […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Leather upholstery, accessories are at home throughout the house

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Whether it resembles a well-traveled saddle or a buttery smooth burst of cherry red or lime green, leather furniture is classic and strong…Doctors also recommend leather furniture for allergy sufferers because fabric harbors dust mites. Besides swapping carpet for tile or wood flooring, the Mayo Clinic’s website recommends replacing fabric-upholstered items such as leather. Kansas […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Hitting The Gym Might Make Your Employees Hate You Less

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If your boss is fat and lazy, he’s more likely to treat you badly.  Supervisors who experience high levels of stress often take their frustrations out on those below them, but a new study finds that regular exercise could help combat stress and in turn reduce the incidence of employee abuse. It’s common konwledge that […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Twitching disorder affects 12 girls at New York high school,

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 Twelve female students from Le Roy Junior Senior High School in upstate New York are experiencing a mysterious medical condition. Their symptoms include stuttering, uncontrollable twitching movements and verbal outbursts. Health officials say the symptoms are consistent with “conversion disorder.” Dr. Jennifer McVige, a pediatric neurologist at the DENT Neurologic Institute who is treating many […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Olmsted health department alerts students of TB risk,

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Olmsted County Public Health is contacting students and others who might be at risk after a Willow Creek Middle School student was diagnosed with an active case of tuberculosis… According to MayoClinic.com, a person who is not infectious can be infected with TB and have no symptoms. Additional coverage: KAAL Post-Bulletin,  1/19/2012

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Artificial Testicle Could Make Sperm for Infertile Men

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Researchers in California are attempting to make an artificial testicle that will produce human sperm. Dr. Paul Turek, director of the Turek Clinic in San Francisco, which specializes in male infertility, said the goal is not to create a testicular implant for men, but a “sperm-making biological machine” that will help scientists learn more about […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Bruce Jenner May Have Skin Cancer,

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Report Says — What Are The Risks? By Amanda Chan, According to reports from TMZ, Bruce Jenner — the stepfather of the Kardashian sisters — has had skin cancer removed from his face… The Mayo Clinic reports that skin cancer most commonly develops on sun-exposed skin, though it can also develop on other parts of […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

A Picture that Saves 1,000 Calories,

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…MayoClinic.com now features a dozen slide shows on food and nutrition topics including how to plan healthy meals and serve right-sized portions. Other recent additions include the Mediterranean diet, as well as fresh fruit and vegetable recipes.  “These photos literally can, at a glance, convey ways to save 1,000 calories,” says Jennifer Nelson, a registered […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Gray Skies Got You Down? You’re Not Alone,

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Shorter days and gloomy weather got you down? You are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from mild to severe winter blues, a condition known as seasonal affective disorder, or S.A.D…The Mayo Clinic defines the disorder as a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year. The clinic’s website says symptoms typically […]

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