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  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hair removal safe for kids, but study techniques before treatment

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 12 and has coarse, dark hair on her upper lip and wants to have it removed. I'm worried that this process is not safe for someone her age. Is laser hair removal appropriate for kids? Are there other methods that would be better?
  • Clearing up some common questions about psychiatric medications

    Taking medications on a daily basis can be a chore, but it becomes more challenging if there's lack of understanding of or misconceptions about your medication. "In my practice, I come across many patients who are skeptical about taking psychiatric...

    Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment from diabetes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures....

    Towns and Tyus arrive, Bjelica coming next to Timberwolves

    Jacqueline Cruz-Towns sat on a bench in the Minnesota Timberwolves' sparkling new practice facility, proudly wearing a Wolves hat on her head and a big smile on her face as she recalled a pre-draft visit her son Karl-Anthony made to Minneapolis last week....

    Vaccine recommended for older adults even if they've had shingles

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a healthy 78-year-old man and have never had shingles or the shingles vaccine. I did have chickenpox when I was a child. Is the shingles vaccine something you'd recommend for someone like me? What are the side effects? ANSWER:...