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  • Fitness Files: Gluten-free doesn't mean stress-free

    "So Pig-Pen from 'Peanuts' had the right idea?" a friend emailed after reading my last article.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome affects hands, but symptoms differ from arthritis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a job in which I make repetitive movements with my hand, and I've had pain and numbness in my hand for years. I assumed it was due to osteoarthritis, which I was diagnosed with 20 years ago. But my doctor thinks it may be carpal...

    Intermittent swelling in jaw could be related to the salivary glands

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A week ago, I woke up with some swelling inside my mouth near my jaw. It went away after an hour or so, but came back again two nights later. Could this be a blocked salivary gland? If so, what is the treatment for it? ANSWER: It is...

    Take steps to prevent kidney stones from forming

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My family has a history of kidney stones, and I'd like to prevent them if possible. What should I do to keep from getting kidney stones? Are there foods or drinks I should avoid? ANSWER: A family history of kidney stones does...

    Marijuana in blood does not give much insight into drug's effects on behavior, experts say

    ST. LOUIS Michael Brown had the main active ingredient of marijuana in his blood when he was shot to death by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer on Aug. 9, but what does that mean? A measurement of marijuana in the blood only indicates that someone has...