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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Endometrial ablation generally a safe, low-risk procedure

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 37 years old. Over the past 18 months, my periods have become extremely heavy. I've gone through an evaluation, and my doctor recommends an endometrial ablation. What does this procedure involve? Will I still have a period every...
  • Save money on prescription drugs

    Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than 50 percent take at least two, according to a 2013 Mayo Clinic study. With health care costs on the rise, here are ways to save money without jeopardizing your health: >>...
  • GI symptoms that come on quickly not necessarily cause for concern

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and in good health. Two weeks ago, I became very ill (bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal cramping for three days) after eating at a restaurant. The stool samples did not show any sign of food-borne disease, and I was told my...
  • Miley Cyrus and the VMA-Jesse Helt Affair -- what's next?

    "NO GOOD deed goes unpunished," said Clare Booth Luce. Mrs. Luce also said, "The difference between an optimist and a pessimist is that the pessimist is usually better informed!" BOTH OF the above could certainly pertain to the not-entirely-surprising...