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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.
Movement. It seems like the simplest thing in the world. Our bodies are designed to run, jump and manipulate objects, among other miracles of locomotion. But how often do we use our bodies at their full potential?
Aric Swancutt gained a new perspective on the health care world after volunteering at the hospital on Sunday mornings.
After working at Camp Wabi for the past two years, I have come to a realization — it is the most rewarding place on this earth. As a counselor, I have witnessed the momentous, positive changes this camp can make — physically, mentally and emotionally.
Mayo Clinic Health System — Franciscan Healthcare devotes significant resources to promoting healthy eating and lifestyles, with a particular focus on gardening. That's why we are choosing to get involved with GROW La Crosse.
When fourth grade students in Cameron Elementary School in Cameron, Wis. were assigned a project about maintaining good health, Logan Crawford knew exactly what he wanted to do: build a model of a Mayo One helicopter.
An average kindergartener goes to birthday parties, builds forts and starts learning how to read. But she doesn’t plan on getting cancer. When Anika Chesak was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma -- a type of tumor that wraps itself around soft tissue -- at age 5, the course of her childhood drastically changed.
If your baby isn’t sitting up with limited support by his or her 6-month birthday, don’t panic. “‘Normal’ child development can look very different from one child to the next,” says Jay Homme, M.D., Mayo Clinic pediatrician.