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  • Mayo Clinic unravels a mystery disease for Minnesota lawyer

    ROCHESTER, Minn. �� Greg Widseth didn't know what hit him. The lawyer felt fine as he coached his son's ninth-grade basketball workout last March. He remembers smiling at a young woman as he left the building. Now Widseth, who once had a...
  • Mexico double-transplant patient gets US humanitarian pass

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security gave a 90-day humanitarian pass to a 20-year-old Mexican man seeking a double heart and liver transplant, his mother said Monday. The document, which Jose Chua received and a copy of which was shared with The...
  • UF Health Cancer Center gets state award

    UF Health Cancer Center gets state award
    University of Florida Health Cancer Center, with locations in Orlando and Gainesville, is among four centers to received the first ever state-designated Cancer Centers of Excellence recognition. "Our goal is to treat the entire patient, offering multi-...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...
  • Teach your children the importance of good dental habits

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that some children are more susceptible to getting cavities than others? My 11-year-old has never had a cavity, but my 6-year-old already has needed four fillings. What's the best way to prevent cavities in kids? At what age...
  • Multiple tests may be needed to determine cause of abnormal bleeding

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 40 years old. After having a period that lasted nearly two months, I had tests done that showed a small, hyperechoic lesion within the endometrium. What exactly does this mean? My primary care doctor suggested a hysterectomy as...
  • Mexico double-transplant patient eyes US humanitarian entry

    A young Mexican man who is urgently trying to travel to the Mayo Clinic for a double-organ transplant has filed a third application for entry into the United States after twice being denied a visa. Jose Chua, 20, who suffers from a life-threatening...
  • Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the US

    A young Mexican who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has twice been denied a U.S. visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment, he and his family said Wednesday. Jose Chua Lopez, 20, was born with a heart defect and could die if he doesn't...
  • Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the U.S.

    Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the U.S.
    A young Mexican who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has twice been denied a U.S. visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment, he and his family said Wednesday. Jose Chua Lopez, 20, was born with a heart defect and could die if he doesn't...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Symptoms from herniated disk often effectively treated without surgery

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the typical treatment and recovery time for a herniated disk? At what point should surgery be considered? ANSWER: In many cases, pain and other symptoms caused by a herniated disk resolve with time and self-care measures. When...
  • Kennedy: Jesse Jackson Jr. leaving prison for halfway house

    Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will be released from a federal prison on Thursday and will serve out the remainder of his term in a Washington, D.C., halfway house, former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy told The Associated Press after visiting Jackson....