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Urge incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a sudden, intense urge to urinate followed by an involuntary loss of urine. Treatment options range from conservative to more invasive.
Grief often means change and loss for the way things were. If you have experienced the death of a loved one, this is the hardest kind of grief and change to work through.
Some fear of cancer recurrence is normal, but excessive fear can lead to decreased quality of life. Here's how you can manage your fear.
Jake Weiss experienced what he thought were panic attack symptoms like none before: His head turned, his torso twisted abnormally, his limbs stiffened and he stopped breathing. He was having a major seizure, and his panic attacks were actually smaller seizures.
When your children are struggling, you want to be able to help them sort through whatever it is that they need. Providing some relief and health options to cope is important. Learn how anxiety affects children so you and your children find relief.
The graduation party for Susan Kohnke’s son was memorable, but not in the way she wanted. Instead of reflecting on day celebrating school successes, she remembers it being the day she developed symptoms of a severe condition that nearly claimed her life.
When medication is prescribed by a doctor and taken correctly, it can help you with day-to-day life. But did you know that you also should take precautions with over-the-counter medications?
Many aspects impact your mental and emotional health, including worry, mood, sleep, stress, relationships and alcohol consumption. Take a few minutes to answer 9 questions that will help evaluate your wellness.
Matthew Makela is a 3-year-old who tucks in 20 stuffed animals nightly and gives his younger sister a kiss, hug and farewell at day care drop-off. He's also a kid who had his first cardiac surgery at 7 days old.
It’s summer and the warmer weather tends to influence our dining habits. Whether you are dining out or grilling at home, here are some healthy reminders.
Looking to treat yourself? Try one of these 20 reward ideas unrelated to food to keep your diet on track without sabotaging a healthy lifestyle.
Are you interested in competing in a summer race event? Make sure you are taking the necessary precautions to properly train and prepare your body for the physiological demands of a race.
All proceeds from the luncheon benefit hospice patients and their families in the Albert Lea service area.
Seven new providers have joined the health care team on both campuses.
Jason Craig recently began his new role as regional chair of administration and will partner with Richard Helmers, M.D., regional vice president.
Jason Craig recently began his new role as regional chair of administration, Northwest Wisconsin Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
The procedure uses the body's natural healing process to reduce wrinkles and acne scars.
The hospital was named the No. 4 hospital in Wisconsin and recognized as a “Best Regional Hospital” in northwest Wisconsin on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals&rdq...
The Saturday Morning Sports Medicine Clinic starts Aug. 17.
Repair of the driveway and parking area near the Emergency Department entrance is expected to last approximately 4 weeks.
Doni Walker-Jackson, physician assistant, joined the Family Medicine team.
The third class of residents began work June 24 in the Mayo Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program.
Sue Loch will work at both campuses to better connect with the foundation boards and communities.
Out of the blue, Christina Anderson felt like she was trapped on a merry-go-round. It turned out to be a golf-ball size brain tumor. https://on.today.com/2MBZdGi Story from the Today Show
A breast cancer study at Mayo Clinic Health System has ended enrollment, after more than 500 patients joined the study. Mayo Clinic Health System's Density MATTERS study saw 519 women sign up for the program. Mayo Clinic Health System staff will follow enrolled women for one year for a follow-up 3-D mammogram and Molecular Breast Imaging, also known as MBI. http://bit.ly/2L2PCFn Story from WKBT News8000
Matthew Makela of Eau Claire has had multiple heart surgeries, starting when he was just 1 week old. He was recognized at a “Home Run for Life” event at an Eau Claire Express baseball game. http://bit.ly/2L63Aq5 Story from Leader-Telegram
The brand new Lutz Cancer Center at the Mayo Clinic in Fairmont has opened its doors to patients. The cancer center features additional stations for chemo patients, a designated room for bone marrow procedures, along with the scalp cooling caps that help prevent hair loss. http://bit.ly/2MyA3YZ Story from KEYC News 12
Some fear of cancer recurrence is normal, but excessive fear can lead to decreased quality of life. Here's how you can manage your fear. https://mayocl.in/2ZdWWmx
Mayo Clinic Health System will host a presentation on successful aging led by Dr. Cheryl Bihn and Dr. Clare Lewandowski on Aug. 27. The presentation will describe different kinds of pain and how they impact seniors, and discuss the role of medicine, activity and exercise in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The event is free and open to the public. http://bit.ly/2KWBIoe Story from the La Crosse Tribune
Love the sun but not what it does to your skin? If you want that sun-kissed glow without the sun's damaging rays, consider sunless tanning products. Find out how these products work and how to get the best results. https://mayocl.in/2KSAuKw
The second of a three-part back-to-school podcast series, Mayo Clinic Health System sports medicine practitioners Andrew Jagim, Ph.D., and Jake Erickson, D.O., discuss the importance of proper nutrition for the growing students bodies and brains. http://bit.ly/2KWEl9o
College life means close quarters, and that can create an environment for getting sick. https://mayocl.in/2KMHicw
If you're unsure about whether it's safe to eat seafood during your pregnancy, you're not alone. Pregnancy nutrition can be confusing, especially when it comes to seafood guidelines. Here's help understanding the facts. https://mayocl.in/2MgjwZD
Does following a weight-loss or healthy diet mean you must swear off fast food? Not necessarily. An occasional stop for fast food can fit into a healthy diet — if you're careful about what you order. Consider these tips. https://mayocl.in/2KD3XrC
As children around the nation get ready to return to the classroom, there is one important lesson they should learn at home. It's called cough etiquette, and it can reduce illness. https://mayocl.in/2KHZynl
The Density MATTERS breast cancer study at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse has ended enrollment, after more… https://t.co/1mSdlKy5Nj
RT @ChancellorJim: UWEC proud to sponsor a community gathering on opioid misuse with EC Health Department. From left: State Representativ…
Christina Anderson, 24, had surgery to remove a huge #BrainTumor just three months before her wedding. “I was going… https://t.co/Ab9JWvPhLB
RT @MayoClinic: #MayoClinicMinute: If you encountered someone who is unresponsive and not breathing, would you know how to give #CPR? Nurse…
RT @MayoClinic: #MayoClinicMinute: #Blueberries might be the best example of how good things come in small packages. Dietitian @AnyaGuyRDN…
Kindhearted kid perseveres through multiple heart surgeries (via @LeaderTelegram): https://t.co/mYDtVY6h3Q
RT @MayoClinic: #TuesdayTips: Competition, camaraderie and conditioning. Learn how #TeamSports could make for better workouts, and not just…
The brand new Lutz Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in #Fairmont opens its doors to patients (via… https://t.co/At0CXuNy3r
RT @MayoClinic: #MayoClinicMinute: If you could protect your child from a potential #cancer, would you? @drgregpoland says by ensuring chil…
RT @MayoClinic: Questions about dealing with #BackToSchool #bullying? @DrBridgetBiggs, a psychologist, replies in this #MayoClinicQandA. ht…
.@MayoClinicHS to host 'successful aging' program (via @LaCrosseTribune): https://t.co/5TCikrLkuY