| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:25 AM
A pastor at a church in Tampa called off the funeral of 42-year-old Julion Evans less than 24 hours after learning Evans was gay, WFLA.com reports.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa initially said yes to hosting the man's funeral, but...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Drinking alcohol has been tied in the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in a new analysis of past studies, researchers found that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Three months ago, I was diagnosed with Graves' disease. I've decided to have a thyroidectomy and want to know what to expect after the procedure. Will all of my symptoms (Graves' ophthalmopathy, heart palpitations, irritability) go...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Polyurethane foam, long used in products such as bedding, furniture and insulation to make people more comfortable, someday also may save lives.
Eight Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students have devised a tool that may stop profuse...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father-in-law, husband and daughter all have essential tremor. My husband has never needed treatment, since the tremor is quite mild. But my daughter was just diagnosed at 41, and her symptoms seem to really bother her. What are the...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:43 PM
You’ve got to love this: Dark chocolate isn’t just a slightly decadent indulgence with which to woo the object of your affection.
It’s also good for your heart, your health, your mental function and memory, your mood, your energy...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Seniors and Pets, Part I: Health Benefits of Seniors owning Pets
Pets give more to humans than humans could ever give in return. The benefits we receive from pets are abundant. They provide companionship, emotional support, bonding, and some even...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, and my doctor says I need to start exercising. I want to, but the pain in my hips and knees makes even a walk around the block difficult. Are there activities that might work for someone like me?...