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  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
  • For most men, vasectomy reversal a viable option at any time

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to have a successful reverse vasectomy nine years after the vasectomy was done? What should I expect as far as recovery? I'm 42 years old. ANSWER: For most men, vasectomy reversal is a viable option at any time. But the...

    Severe tinnitus can interfere with hearing but doesn't cause hearing loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past several months I've had a high-pitched ringing in my ears. It comes and goes, but lately it seems to happen more frequently. My doctor said that it is tinnitus and is quite common, but I'm concerned and want to know what...

    Mayo Clinic Q&A: Childhood vaccination schedule effective at preventing many serious diseases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why do children need so many vaccines in their first two years of life? Isn't it OK and even safer to wait until they're a bit older to give them the recommended vaccinations? ANSWER: The current childhood vaccination schedule has...

    Top 3: Times it pays to take it easy

    No pain, no gain. Go big or go home. People live by these credos. But sometimes taking your foot off the gas is healthier for you than going full throttle. Here are three times when going slower is better for your health, according to Prevention...