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  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Dizziness a common problem with many possible causes

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 68 and have periodic spells of dizziness. They don't last long and I don't seem to have any other symptoms. Should I see a doctor? What might these spells indicate?
  • There is something rarer than being killed by lightning, CDC says

    The lightning strikes that killed one person and injured at least seven others at Southern California’s Venice Beach this week were freak events. But when it comes to extreme weather, there’s something even more unusual than being killed by...

    Eye infections common, especially in children

    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'...

    Try different treatment options, lifestyle changes to help ease snoring

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there anything that can be done for snoring other than using a CPAP machine? I've tried using one for the past year, and while my wife says it does prevent me from snoring, I can't sleep comfortably with it on. ANSWER: Although...

    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...