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Twitter. A popular online social network? Yes. A vital tool for medical research? Maybe. "Until now, healthcare providers have primarily used online networks as a promotional tool," says Lee Aase, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media. "We...
Clark County Health DepartmentAs children we anticipated the arrival of the holiday season. We looked forward to school festivities, the church play and all the fun activities surrounding the holidays. As adults we may be feeling totally different about the holiday season. Often the...
HealthOptimism is a powerful force. You can talk to nurses and doctors, again and again they'll confirm that those with the best outlook on their situation tend to do better than those who approach their disease with a fatalistic attitude. But why? Much has...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Minority and Medicaid cancer patients are less likely to have their prostates removed at hospitals that use robot-assisted surgery, according to a new study that stops short of suggesting the robotic technique represents better...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAny day can be the day you decide to improve your health. But because today is New Year's Eve, consider making one or two changes today that will improve your health in 2013. None of these will surprise you. You've probably heard them all before, maybe...
Q: I'm trying to lose weight, and a friend recently told me that cutting white bread and potatoes out of my diet completely will help. Is that true? A: Your friend is right. Taking white bread and white potatoes, as well as white rice and white pasta,...
Tags: Pasta, Breads, Internists, Potatoes, White Bread
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome for nearly a year, and it's starting to affect my work. How effective is treatment? What are the risks of not treating it? Will it continue to get worse, or does the damage level off at some...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetes has already been tied to an increased risk of kidney and cardiovascular troubles, nerve damage and vision loss, and now a new study finds diabetics to be more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have...
Northville: The memorial service for Robert "Bob" Harold Nelson, 69, of Northville will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., Aberdeen, with Pastor Deb Grismer officiating. Private family burial will be at...
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Dr. Thomas Davis, a general surgeon, has joined the team at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center. Davis is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and specializes general, vascular and thoracic surgery. Before coming to Sanford, he worked at the...
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the ambitious political heir to a powerful Chicago family whose once promising future collapsed amid federal ethics investigations and a diagnosis of mental illness, resigned Wednesday from the South Side congressional seat he held...
Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress on Wednesday, saying in a letter that he is cooperating with a federal investigation "into my activities" but blaming his health problems for his decision to step down just two weeks after his reelection....
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