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  • Former smoker should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, who's 70, was a smoker for 30 years. I've read that men who used to smoke should be screened for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What does the screening involve? What would be done if he's found to have an aneurysm? ANSWER:...
  • Medications for osteoporosis can have negative effect on bone healing after tooth extraction

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I need to have a tooth extracted. Because of my osteoporosis, the dentist said I should go to an oral surgeon. Why is that important? How do I find out their qualifications? ANSWER: Removal of a tooth is usually a straightforward...
  • 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? ANSWER: Dizziness is a common problem with many possible causes....
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Risk of increased health problems in children with older father appears to be small

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How does paternal age affect fertility? Can the age of the father have an impact on the baby's health? ANSWER: Age can have an effect on a man's fertility. However, the influence of aging on fertility in men is not as significant as...
  • Jellyfish sting swimmers at Daytona Beach

    Jellyfish sting swimmers at Daytona Beach
    Nearly 400 swimmers were stung by jellyfish this weekend at Daytona Beach. The stings occurred both Saturday and Sunday according to the Volusia County Lifeguard Corps, who flew purple and yellow "pest" flags to warn swimmers about the presence of...
  • Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

    Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general
    Three U.S. surgeons general have played the biggest roles in alerting the public to the dangers of tobacco. In 1964, Dr. Luther Terry issued the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, irrefutably linking smoking with lung disease and...
  • National Seat Check Saturday Is This Weekend

     
    If the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were to tell you that heart disease is the leading cause of death in men, you may or may not adopt the Mayo Clinic's recommended preventive measures such as quitting smoking, getting......
  • Mortgage banker adds new office in Coral Springs

    Insurance State agency sets commercial insurance rates for Citizens Next year, average statewide commercial policies with Citizens Property Insurance Corp. are rising an average 3.3 percent, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation announced Friday....
  • Burb's Eye View: Twelve-year-old raises funds in friend's memory

    Burb's Eye View: Twelve-year-old raises funds in friend's memory
    Before an ounce of soapy water soaked the first windshield at 12-year-old Will Jurman's car wash, he'd already earned $900 in memory of his friend. When it opened at 10 a.m. Sunday, cars packed the side lot at Temple Emanu El on Glenoaks Boulevard,...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: In most cases, tailbone pain goes away on its own

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there any treatment for a painful tailbone? My mother is 70 and won't go to the doctor even though she's miserable. She says there's nothing they can do for her. Shouldn't a doctor be consulted in this case? ANSWER: Tailbone pain can...
  • E.coli kills two girls in Pacific Northwest, boy hospitalized

    E.coli kills two girls in Pacific Northwest, boy hospitalized
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Two young girls have died and a boy was hospitalized in critical condition in the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday after becoming infected with E.coli in two separate incidents, health officials said. Investigations have been...