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  • Mustaches may raise burn risk with home oxygen therapy

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new case report from U.S doctors suggests that men who use home oxygen therapy should consider a clean-shaven look to reduce their risk of serious facial burns.
  • Surgical spell: Using hypnosis instead of anesthesia

    Bob Dick recently toughed his way through a 90-minute total knee replacement without the aid of anesthesia, choosing to stay awake through the chisel and the buzz of the electric saw. When he reached Duke University Hospital, in Durham, N.C., he...

    Be sure to include your teenage son when discussing changes in his behavior

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 14-year-old son is going through puberty and has become withdrawn and non-conversational. When should I become concerned about the possibility of depression at this stage of life? Is it unwise to push him to join in family chats and...

    Eye infections common, especially in children

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandson had a virus with flu symptoms. Then one of his eyes got very red, but it wasn't itchy or matted shut. When my daughter took him to the doctor, she was told it was the virus settling in his eye. But it wasn't pink eye. What'...

    Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Many tests are available to seek out the cause of miscarriages

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 32 and have had one healthy pregnancy and baby. But over the past 18 months, I've had two miscarriages, both in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. My doctor does not recommend testing until after a third miscarriage. What do you...