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Mobile technology collaboration with EMS aims to improve outcomes for stroke

For many patients, having access to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is the difference between life and death. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized a national recognition week to highlight the work of EMS, its personnel and the work they do as first responders for those needing medical attention. National EMSWeek is May 21-27  “EMS puts […]

Living donor organ donation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Charles Rosen discusses living donor organ donation. To listen, click the link below. Living Donor Organ Donation

Something to Think About: Personal and global meaning

Dr. Amit Sood says, "It is easier and more useful to make your life more meaningful than to search for the ultimate meaning of life." Dear friend, Our mind doesn’t have access to the ultimate meaning of life. Answers to questions about what the world is and how it was created can take us closer […]

Anger management can prevent relationship damage

Anger is a natural emotion. It's neither good nor bad. It's simply an emotion. What people do with their anger can become good or bad, but the emotion is neutral. “Anger acts like an early-warning system for our bodies, letting us know when something is not right,” says Paul Roadt, a Mayo Clinic Health System […]

El alivio de los ojos secos puede no requerir tratamientos especiales ni colirios

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: A medida que me hago mayor, mis ojos ahora son más secos y aunque he intentado aliviarlos con colirios, algunas gotas me irritan y otras parecen tener una consistencia espesa. ¿Cuál es su opinión al respecto? RESPUESTA: Los ojos secos se presentan cuando las lágrimas, que son una mezcla de agua, aceites […]

Women’s Wellness: Managing urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a prevalent issue, with anywhere from 25-50 percent of women reporting an episode in the past year. “Managing urinary conditions can be frustrating and time-consuming, but there are helpful tips and lifestyleShow More Summary

Mayo Clinic Minute: Living near nature linked to better health

A new study says living near green space can help women live longer and improve their mental health. "This was a large survey of nurses who were asked about where they live and how much green space nearby," explains Dr. Vandana Bhide, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine specialist, who was not part of the research. "Results suggest […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Common side effects of cancer treatment can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue and weight loss. These side effects make getting proper nutrition a challenge. To improve the lives of cancer patients, leading cancer centers in the U.S.,...Show More Summary

Wellness Wednesday: Try this core twist to improve your swing

Getting ready for golf or tennis season? You can improve your swing with a simple twist. Remember, strong obliques help stabilize your trunk on the court, the course and beyond. Expert tips provided by wellness physical therapists at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. Get more healthy action tips from the Mayo Clinic App. Watch: […]

Infographic: Asymptomatic Carotid Disease

  Learn more about asymptomatic carotid disease. Other health tip infographics: 

Mayo Clinic PathWays: What’s the diagnosis?

This week's case reviews the biopsy slides of a 45-year-old woman with a right labia lesion and no known previous cancer history. Can you make the diagnosis? View the case and make your diagnosis. Learn more about Mayo Clinic PathWays.  

La hidronefrosis en el recién nacido puede resolverse por sí sola, pero hay que controlarla

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: A nuestro bebé le diagnosticaron un problema llamado hidronefrosis en uno de los riñones y nos dijeron que terminará por necesitar una cirugía. ¿Cuál es la causa, y cómo le afectará esa afección en el futuro? RESPUESTA: La hidronefrosis es una afección en la que la orina no fluye fuera del riñón, […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: ABCs of hepatitis

Hepatitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. It comes in many forms, including hepatitis A, B and C. But what do those letter designations mean, and how do they differ from one another? In this Mayo Clinic Minute, infectious disease specialist Dr. Stacey Rizza explains the ABCs of hepatitis. Vivien Williams reports. […]

Consumer Health Tips: Stroke

Stroke: Symptoms and causes A stroke is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. Early action can minimize brain damage and potential complications. […]

Innovative brain tumor surgery leaves patients with no visible scarring

For patients diagnosed with certain types of brain tumors, surgery is absolute. Until recently, though, an open craniotomy was the only option. But, now, by combining tumor removal with a cosmetic surgery approach, some patients can undergo a minimally invasive procedure that leaves no visible scar. Leveraging the expertise of surgeons who are familiar with […]

Thyroid nodules and cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. John Morris discusses thyroid nodules and what to do if you find a lump on your neck. To listen, click the link below. Thyroid nudules and cancer

In the Loop: Care team honors patient’s last minutes of life

Life as a care provider on 6 Mary Brigh at the Saint Marys campus of Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester is not for the faint of heart. "Many of our patients come to us very critically ill," says Janelle Wozniak, a registered nurse on the floor's medical intensive care unit. To support patients who are […]

El reflujo gastroesofágico puede desencadenar síntomas similares a los de problemas cardíacos

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Mi padre fue recientemente a la sala de emergencia con un terrible dolor en el pecho y sudor, por lo que creía que sufría un ataque cardíaco. Lo retuvieron allí toda la noche para monitorizarlo, pero los médicos le dijeron que el corazón estaba bien y que los síntomas probablemente se debían […]

Tuesday Tips: Prep for healthy eating all week

Slow-cook some chicken. Hard-boil some eggs. Prep some smoothies. You can tackle a few cooking tasks this coming weekend for healthy eating all next week. Watch: Prep for healthy eating all week. Journalists: The broadcast-quality video (1:20) is in the downloads.

Discovery’s Edge: Rochester Epidemiology Project is a treasure trove for research

Only one resource in North America offers complete disease information about a real population spanning half a century. Only one repository can be used to study almost any condition, pointing the way to new discoveries. It’s a treasure trove of data, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and used by researchers nationally, including […]

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