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Venturing outdoors for recreation during winter months can be an exhilarating, if a little chilly, experience. While this can be fun, the nature of the outdoors in winter adds extra challenge and danger to be weary of.
While not harmful, a double chin can make people appear older than they are, and few people want that. Surgery is an option, but there now is an option that is not as costly and is less invasive.
Deb Gunderson has natural curiosity and a love of medicine. It was for those reasons that the licensed practical nurse opted for a sedation-free colonoscopy when she was due to receive the important colon cancer screening.
Falls can happen to people of all ages and for a great variety of reasons. Unfortunately, the older we get, the more brittle our bones can become, so the severity of injury from even a simple fall can be more debilitating. Here are a few common questions about falls and fall prevention.
For anyone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder, life can be a challenging and uncertain journey. Every person with epilepsy has a unique life situation, and the cause for their seizures may or may not be known.
Are you finding times when you look at the long road ahead and wonder how you’ll maintain this pace until you reach the finish line? A slight shift in perspective might help.
Weight loss surgery is not the best option for every person, but incorporating healthful habits is good for everyone. We have some tips to get you started living more healthfully.
Increasing numbers of expectant moms are requesting nitrous oxide for pain relief during childbirth. Answers to some common questions may help you decide if this comfort measure is right for you.
Pain, pressure or discomfort in the chest is not always severe or even the most prominent heart attack symptom, particularly in women. That’s why it’s important for women to understand their unique symptoms and work to reduce their risk of heart disease.
Just the thought of your child having surgery is something most parents don’t even want to consider, but surgeries, procedures or tests are sometimes necessary. Being proactive and educating yourself about scenarios in which your child might need to have surgery can make the process less stressful for both you and your child.
Until recently, 87-year-old Charles Kaeding of Augusta considered himself to be in fairly good health. However, that quickly changed when he noticed getting increasingly tired and becoming short of breath when exerting himself.
Another week of training is behind you. Good work! You’re getting closer to your goal, and you can do it. Make sure you’re giving your body the nutrients it needs to recover between workouts.
Katie McKenzie, M.D. welcomed to Mayo Clinic Health System
The Cannon Falls Area Baby Café is a drop-in café for new mothers and their newborns as well as family members.
Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea and Austin rates among top rural and community hospitals nationwide
Hospitals named to this list are recognized as top performers in managing risk, achieving higher quality, securing better outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction and operating at a lower cost tha...
The Springfield Area Health Care Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from students who attend Cedar Mountain, Comfrey, Red Rock Central, Springfield or Wabasso High School.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, is a minimally invasive procedure perfect for higher risk patients, like Charles Kaeding.
The treatment involves lying in a pressurized tube for about 2 ½ hours, breathing pure oxygen.
Course is designed for those with a desire to learn more about energy therapy and healing techniques.
Online team registration begins Wednesday, March 1, for the Aug. 5, event supporting hospice services.
Carrying extra pounds was costing Scott Decker money, and the extra weight was on track to cost him a lot more.
Leonid Skorin Jr., D.O. talked with conference keynote speaker about how space travel can affect eye health and visual function.
Lake City primary care team manages each resident’s routine care, evaluates and treats unexpected illnesses, and coordinates specialty care.
In-home assessments include health and physical examinations, medication compliance checks, safety evaluations and hospital discharge follow-up care.