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  • When husbands want less sex, marriage can suffer

    When husbands want less sex, marriage can suffer
    There's a passage at the beginning of Michele Weiner Davis' 2008 book, "The Sex-Starved Wife: What to Do When He's Lost Desire" (Simon and Schuster), that underscores what experts say is a larger problem than our culture lets on. "You ask yourself,...
  • Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News

    Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
  • Several treatments may be needed to successfully eliminate plantar warts

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the best way to treat plantar warts to ensure they don't come back? I have them on my feet. At one point, I had them removed with freezing therapy, but they keep returning and even spreading. ANSWER: Freezing therapy, also called...
  • Medication errors may be common after hospital discharge

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than half of heart patients in a new U.S. study made mistakes taking their medications or misunderstood instructions given to them after being discharged from the hospital. Those with the lowest "health literacy" were...
  • The hazards of public dozing

    The hazards of public dozing
    A good night of sleep is worth $10 million. That's the conclusion I'm drawing from the $10 million defamation lawsuit filed this month by Andrew Rector. He alleges that ESPN commentators ridiculed him during a national broadcast when a TV camera...
  • Yale-New Haven Tops Connecticut Hospitals In Magazine's Latest Ranking

    Yale-New Haven Tops Connecticut Hospitals In Magazine's Latest Ranking
    Yale-New Haven Hospital ranked No. 1 in Connecticut in the latest best hospitals ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. None of the hospitals in Connecticut appeared on the overall national Honor Roll, a list of the nation's best 17...
  • NCAAB roundup: SMU in danger of losing Mudiay

    The Sports Xchange NCAAB roundup: SMU in danger of losing Mudiay Southern Methodist University signee Emmanuel Mudiay could be weighing a career overseas and has reached out to prospective agents. Yahoo Sports reported that the 6-foot-5 guard projected...
  • Florida Hospital named state's top hospital for 2nd year in a row

    Florida Hospital named state's top hospital for 2nd year in a row
    In its 25th annual ranking of the best hospitals in America, U.S. News & World Report identified Florida Hospital as the No. 1 hospital in the state, for the second year running. Orlando Regional Medical Center rose in the ranks to No. 8, up from its...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: For many, lifestyle changes and medication can slow progression of chronic kidney disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife was diagnosed with "moderate" chronic kidney disease about three months ago. What does this mean? Are there things she can do to stop the progression of the disease? ANSWER: Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each the size...
  • Hoiberg heads home after pacemaker surgery

    The Sports Xchange Hoiberg heads home after pacemaker surgery Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg underwent surgery to replace his heart pacemaker and was expected to be discharged from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon. The 41-year-old Hoiberg traveled from...
  • 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...