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  • 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?
  • Colic usually improves on its own within months

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 6-week-old granddaughter is extremely fussy for much of the day, sometimes crying off and on for four or five hours. I understand it's probably just colic, but should she be seen by a pediatrician to rule out other problems? Is...

    Fitness Files: Eat a vegetable, don't be one

    When I left classroom teaching, a young teacher with a 100-watt smile took my place. Marlie's zany originality, no-nonsense manner and empathy for children made her exactly the person I hoped would replace me. That year, she turned 30. Rebelling...

    Palos Hospital partners with Loyola for more specialized care

    Palos Community Hospital and Loyola University Medical Center already collaborate to treat some patients in the southwest suburbs, but they've made the partnership official. The two organizations this month signed an affiliation agreement that...

    Mayo Clinic Q&A: Presbyopia a normal part of aging, but regular eye exams are recommended

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have started having trouble with my vision while reading. I know this is common for someone my age. I do have "readers" that I sometimes use, but am hoping to put off regular glasses as long as possible. Am I doing harm by...