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Regarding the May 19 letter "Be An Advocate For Your Life": Parents need to advocate for their daughters as well. Health care providers do not routinely inform both parents of minors and patients that oral contraceptives are classifed as Group I...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Daily vitamin C supplements don't lower uric acid as much as drugs used to treat high levels of the acid that's responsible for gout, says a new study from New Zealand. "It's not that the vitamin C didn't reduce the uric...
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with Parsonage-Turner syndrome following a rotator cuff repair. There's not much information out there. Can you tell me more about it? I'm currently going through weekly steroid infusion treatment. I have pain in...
And they're doctors. The first class of medical students to come out of the University of Central Florida College of Medicine graduated Friday morning during a ceremony on the UCF campus. The charter class of 36 graduates also was the first class of...
DAKOTAS GAS PRICES Gas prices on pace for all-time highs in ND, SD FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Gas prices in the Dakotas are poised to reach all-time highs. Triple A North Dakota spokesman Gene LaDoucer says he expects the state to break the statewide...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had hyperthyroidism for just over one year, and medication does not seem to keep it in check. I don't want to have my thyroid removed. But I'm nervous about radioactive iodine treatment, which is what was recommended. Is it safe?...
New technology for identifying early stage ovarian cancer in uterine and cervical cells could have the potential to one day stem this often deadly disease, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer. Using equipment that can...
Q: What symptoms should parents watch for if they are worried a young child may have autism? Is it possible to diagnose autism before age 2? A: With careful evaluation by an expert, diagnosing a child younger than 2 with autism is possible. More often,...
What is gluten? Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). What problems prompt people to avoid gluten? Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
When Medicare disclosed average charges from thousands of U.S. hospitals for 100 common procedures last week, only one hospital was near the top in every category: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Be it a cardiac stent, a hip replacement or a...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who die of a sudden cardiac event are less likely to do so on the first day of mountain activities if they sleep at higher elevations the night before, according to a new study. "The recommendations now are if you're an...
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As his caregiver, how can I tell if my father's memory loss is just a natural part of aging, or if it's the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? At what point should I take him to be seen by a physician? ANSWER: In many people, memory...
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