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Vaping first was said to be a safer alternative to smoking tobacco and eliminate the dangers of secondhand smoke. But that was wrong.
Taylor Sturtz, a Project Search graduate, shares how she is handling a rare genetic disorder, overcoming shyness and finding her place.
For many, fall means hunting season, which can pose dangers and send hunters to the hospital or worse. Hunters should ensure they're educated about their surroundings and remember these 11 tips.
Flu season is quickly approaching, and it is something for which we all should prepare. Learn facts about the flu and how to decrease your risk of getting it.
Dietary supplements are becoming more popular among young athletes with nearly 60% reporting regular use. But are they safe? Learn more about research and gather tips before giving supplements to your young athlete.
Carol Adams is only half joking when she says she’s had worse root canals than the treatment she underwent recently to kill a cancerous mass on her kidney.
Inguinal hernias are the most common type and can be quite painful. Learn who is most at risk of developing a hernia and how to prevent one.
A healthy diet is essential for everyone, but it's vital for people who have chronic kidney disease. Learn about the five things you need to watch for in your diet.
Whether they're pounding, pulsing or piercing, headaches are a pain. Learn about the types of headaches, common treatments and prevention.
The good news: back pain rarely is a sign of something serious. The bad news: Most of us will have back pain at some point. Learn the basics of back pain, how to get relief and when its time to worry.
Does your underwear have more than a small brown streak? If you are experiencing rectal discomfort, learn about fecal incontinence tips. Most pelvic floor issues can be diagnosed and treated once identified as a concern.
David Lindner is back to a life rich in possibilities. Read about the whirlwind week in which he learned he had a brain tumor, underwent surgery to remove it and went home to recover.
The symposium will provide information and insights on how to manage the fear of the unknown, and how to care for oneself while coping with life's changes.
The birth center project include four new rooms for moms and their families, and the pharmacy addition will include a new retail pharmacy and over-the-counter retail products, as well as an expanded i...
Two additional optometrists now see patients at the Eye Care Center in Eau Claire.
Mayo Clinic experts will provide energizing and inspiring information for women of all ages.
Exercise is a collaboration with Martin County Emergency Management, Fairmont Police.
While breast cancer is still the most common cancer among women, technology is making the screening process easier than ever.
Three additional optometrists now see patients at the Eye Care Center in Menomonie.
Patients needing same-day care can walk in, meet with a nurse and be directed to the appropriate care for their needs.
Leah Lindbeck, D.N.P., looks forward to establishing herself in the Cannon Falls community and getting to know her patients.
Awards are based on the results of a quality and accountability study that helps hospitals enhance patient care.
The best way to protect yourself and others from getting the flu is to get vaccinated each year.
An inguinal hernia isn't necessarily dangerous, but it doesn't improve on its own and can lead to life-threatening complications. Learn about the two general types of treatment options for this common condition. https://mayocl.in/2LRyFPG
Construction on two projects at Mayo Clinic Health System – Northland in Barron, including a new Family Birth Center and expanded pharmacy are nearly complete. The Birth Center project will include four new rooms for moms and their families. It will offer increased space, and will provide a calm environment and new efficiencies for staff and patients. The pharmacy addition will include a new retail pharmacy and over-the-counter retail products as well as an expanded inpatient pharmacy to meet the needs of patients. http://bit.ly/2Mq6BTZ Story from the Barron News-Shield
Heart attacks, injured backs and broken bones are among the most common medical emergencies that hunters experience. Learn how to protect yourself and your hunting party. https://mayocl.in/2Mgnj7Y
Finding ways to be active during the winter months can be challenging. Mayo Clinic Health System recently teamed up with the Rice Lake Curling club for a “Learn to Curl” program. Friends and families of all ages came out to try this challenging sport. To learn more about other Mayo Clinic Health System youth and family activities, search the Classes & Events page at mayoclinichealthsystem.org.
The eighth annual Lloyd and Ardis Peterson Cancer Symposium will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at Wedgewood Cove Golf Club in Albert Lea. This free symposium will focus on managing change and is open to the public. Breakfast will be served. http://bit.ly/32ny1z8 Story from Albert Lea Tribune
Flu season will be here before you know it and health experts say now is the time to get a vaccine. Mayo Clinic Health System's walk-in clinic opened on Tuesday and is available for people 3 years old and up through November 21st. http://bit.ly/2pnfaWC Story from WKBT News8000
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has released a report, concerned about the lack of pregnant women getting vaccinated for the flu and whooping cough. A little over half of the women surveyed received either vaccine. Those are troubling numbers for one local midwife with Mayo Clinic Health System. http://bit.ly/35HukGX Story from 1410 WIZM - La Crosse's News Station
Through its Share Program, Mayo Clinic Health System assists grieving families at their time of loss and throughout the following year, with trained staff helping them through the healing process. http://bit.ly/2ISTfxj Story from the La Crosse Tribune
With the Mankato Marathon happening soon, Jordan Moen a physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System, joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to show off some stretches one can do before race day. http://bit.ly/2ptJWgf
Heart attacks, injured backs and broken bones are among the most common medical emergencies that hunters experience. Learn how to protect yourself and your hunting party: https://mayocl.in/2Mgnj7Y
Today is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Help us support the mothers and fathers who have lost an infant too soon. Share this in memory of a little one who touched your heart.
Mayo Clinic researchers looked at lung biopsies from 17 patients who had lung injuries suspected to be caused by vaping. Researchers found no evidence that build-up of fatty substances from oils caused the injuries, which had been considered a possible culprit. Instead, the biopsies showed chemical injuries, similar to what exposure to toxic fumes would cause. http://bit.ly/2MeSZuF Story from WKBT News8000
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New birth center, expanded pharmacy near completion at Mayo Clinic Health System-Northland in Barron: https://t.co/hhAEEJGiry
RT @MayoCancerCare: Don’t miss this free screening of “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” on Nov. 13 at 5:30 at the library in Eau Claire,…
The eighth annual Lloyd and Ardis Peterson #Cancer Symposium will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at Wedgewood Co… https://t.co/Fn8V4eM6gm
RT @MayoClinic: #MayoClinicMinute: What if your doctor's stethoscope could predict your #heart's future? Thanks to #ArtificialIntelligence,…
Flu shot clinic opens in La Crosse: https://t.co/XDtzq7Xhs8 via @news8news
Experts: Flu vaccine is important precaution, especially for pregnant women: https://t.co/VcqPqAv9HF via @news8news
Midwife concerned about lack of moms-to-be getting vaccinations: “It’s safe during any part of the pregnancy. There… https://t.co/1RlB9bn2lU
'Walk to Remember' in La Crosse honors babies lost through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death:… https://t.co/kDiGDy7eTH
Importance of stretching ahead of a marathon weekend: https://t.co/VyRHYWIPuh via @KEYCNews12
RT @MayoClinic: #MayoClinicMinute: Could a #vaccine one day be given to prevent #BreastCancer? That's what a group of Mayo Clinic doctors a…
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