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  • For some, supplement is necessary to ensure adequate iron intake

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 43-year-old woman recently diagnosed with iron deficiency. Tests show my ferritin is very low, but my hemoglobin is in the normal range. Isn't hemoglobin usually low if you don't have enough iron? Also, what's the best treatment...
  • Apple Smartwatch Set for Fall Launch: Report

    Apple is gearing up to enter the smartwatch market with a wearable device to monitor health data set to debut in October, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported. The tech giant plans to produce 3-5 million smartwatch device per month -- more than the total...
  • Paying attention to diet may help prevent additional gout flare-up

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes gout? I've had one attack and am not on any treatment but am watching my diet. Is it possible that I won't have additional attacks or need treatment for it, or is it likely to come back again? ANSWER: Gout is a form of...
  • Fitness Files: To run with shin splints or not to run?

    "You're not going to like it, but here's what you should do," said my husband. "Don't hike Monday, don't run the rest of the week, don't race." I'd just returned from my Saturday morning run to tell him, "Catherine kicked me off the trail when I said the...
  • Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors listed as high earners

    Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors listed as high earners
    Newport Beach oncologist Minh Nguyen woke up Wednesday wearing a dubious distinction: Medicare's highest-paid doctor in California and one of the top physicians nationwide. Some of his patients and fellow physicians immediately called him wanting an...
  • Charlie Trotter, famed Chicago chef, found dead in home

    Charlie Trotter, famed Chicago chef, found dead in home
    Charlie Trotter, whose eponymous Chicago restaurant was considered one of the finest in the world, has died. The 54-year-old chef was found unconscious and not breathing in his Lincoln Park home this morning and was taken to Northwestern Memorial...
  • Kelly Clark dies at 56; made Boy Scouts divulge secrets on pedophiles

    Kelly Clark, an Oregon attorney who won a nearly $20-million judgment for a sex abuse victim against the Boy Scouts of America and forced the organization to release secrets on pedophiles contained in its so-called perversion files, has died. He was 56....
  • Seniors on the Go: Airport wheelchair service

    Earlier this year, a reader had a six-hour cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. After discharge, he was still quite weak and asked his airline to provide wheelchair service at Rochester, his connecting airport, and his final destination....
  • Before hip replacement, consider all options for treating hip arthritis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have severe arthritis in my hip and have been looking into hip replacement surgery. Would the direct anterior approach work for someone like me? When can I expect to resume my normal activities after this surgery? I'm 53 and in...
  • New approach may be needed if current psoriasis treatment no longer effective

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes psoriasis, and what are the most effective treatments? I've tried a few without much success. ANSWER: The exact cause of psoriasis is tough to pinpoint. In general, the disease has a tendency to run in families, and...
  • Thyroid nodules may develop for a variety of reasons, but usually aren't cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes thyroid nodules? Does having them mean I'm at risk for thyroid cancer? ANSWER: There are a variety of reasons why thyroid nodules may develop. In most cases, however, these nodules are benign, and the risk for developing...