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Speaking of Health: Keeping your colon healthy and cancer-free
Colorectal cancer — cancer of the large intestine and rectum — is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States.
Medical Edge: Rule out underlying injuries after rib fracture
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband, 71, slipped on the stairs and now has a painful area on his rib cage. He has fractured a rib before and says there’s no way to treat it, so he has not gone to the doctor.
Medical Edge: Effects of most concussions not long-lasting, but rest is important
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What happens to the brain when someone suffers a concussion? Do concussions increase the risk of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease?
The right fit important in weight-loss programs
Dietitian says it’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture when only focusing on the numbers on the scale
Speaking of Health: Understanding and overcoming binge-eating disorder
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Medical Edge: Do homework before ordering prescriptions online
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it safe to order prescription drugs from an online pharmacy?
Under New Health Law, a Once Costly Contraceptive Gains Renewed Interest
Under the Affordable Care Act, some co-pays for contraceptives have gone away
Medical Edge: Probiotics may be effective in preventing colds
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Can probiotics really help prevent a cold? What about vitamin C?
Medical Edge: Devices can provide relief from chronic nerve pain
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What exactly are implanted pain relief devices, and would I be a candidate for one? If so, how effective are they?
Speaking of health: Heart Health: Tips to improve your ticker
Heart disease risk factors remain high
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