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Since 2011, thousands of Mayo Clinic Health System patients who have undergone robotic hysterectomies or prostate procedures have experienced a much shorter healing time due to the technology. Now, as robotic procedures have moved into general surgery, more patients are experiencing the benefits of robotic surgery for hernia procedures.
Focusing on gratitude can help you find new appreciation for life. Learn how practicing gratitude impacted two community members' lives. What might gratitude do for you?
Mike Hesch eats carrots. And Brussels sprouts. And sweet potatoes. In fact, Mike is very eloquent about his newfound love for vegetables. Eating well is just one of the elements of Mike’s healthy lifestyle, which involves a three-pronged approach: nutrition, exercise and stress reduction.
It's time for the back-to-school countdown. In addition to school supplies and clothes, make sure your child's health needs are addressed, too.
There is something special about Camp Wabi, a camp designed specifically to help young people struggling with weight. Campers and counselors share what's up with Wabi.
It’s a pattern that is all too familiar to many patients: You have a visit with your provider regarding an important health concern only to return home and forget the details of your diagnosis or treatment plan. Now, how do you find the time in your busy day to contact your provider?
With the growing popularity of tattoos, you may wonder if a tattoo is the best way to express health care wishes.
Pacemakers have evolved over the years by becoming more compact and sophisticated, but they still operate the same way in keeping the heart beating at a regular rate.
Women’s bodies experience many changes over a lifetime, so it’s never too late to educate yourself about what to expect.
This year, Mayo Clinic celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Mayo Clinic Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital. However, Mayo Clinic’s history in caring for children, both locally and across the region, began long before the creation of the children’s hospital.
When the smell of wood smoke fills the air and night falls before dinner, rest assured that autumn has turned to winter. But somewhere between the backyard bonfires and sipping hot cocoa, a less pleasant phenomenon takes hold of some people — seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Are you feeling chest pain? Tingling or numbness in your left shoulder? Nausea? You might be having a heart attack — but you might not realize it.