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  • Treatments and self-care steps can help ease discomfort caused by eczema

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter has very dry skin, and it seems to get worse when school starts. She develops red, itchy patches on her arms and lower legs. They usually fade away after a while, but they really bother her. What could be the cause? Should we be using lotion on these areas, or something stronger? At what point should she be seen by a dermatologist?
  • With blood pressure, both numbers are important to overall health

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a high systolic (top number) blood pressure, but my diastolic (bottom number) is normal. What does this mean? Is it considered high blood pressure? Do I need any treatment? ANSWER: When measuring blood pressure, both numbers...

    National Seat Check Saturday Is This Weekend

    If the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were to tell you that heart disease is the leading cause of death in men, you may or may not adopt the Mayo Clinic's recommended preventive measures such as quitting smoking, getting...

    Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: In most cases, tailbone pain goes away on its own

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there any treatment for a painful tailbone? My mother is 70 and won't go to the doctor even though she's miserable. She says there's nothing they can do for her. Shouldn't a doctor be consulted in this case? ANSWER: Tailbone pain can...

    Burb's Eye View: Twelve-year-old raises funds in friend's memory

    Burb's Eye View: Twelve-year-old raises funds in friend's memory
    Before an ounce of soapy water soaked the first windshield at 12-year-old Will Jurman's car wash, he'd already earned $900 in memory of his friend. When it opened at 10 a.m. Sunday, cars packed the side lot at Temple Emanu El on Glenoaks Boulevard,...