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  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Rotator cuff injury that involves torn tendon may require surgery

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a rotator cuff tear that isn't getting better despite physical therapy. My shoulder is painful and weak, and I have trouble raising my arm. At what point should I consider surgery? How likely is the surgery to completely relieve...
  • Fatigue is a common problem for those with Crohn's disease

    Fatigue is a common problem for those with Crohn's disease
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease nearly a year ago. The medication I'm on seems to take care of most of my symptoms. But I'm often extremely tired. Can anything be done to help with fatigue from Crohn's? ANSWER: Fatigue is a common...
  • For most, enterovirus D68 causes only mild symptoms

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is it that children are the ones most affected by the enterovirus? I've read that it starts with mild cold symptoms, so how will I know when it's time to see a doctor? What symptoms should I look for in my children? ANSWER: There...
  • Minimalist shoes a good choice for some runners, but not right for everyone

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Are minimalist shoes safe for running? I can't seem to find other shoes that work well for me, but I'm worried that I'm going to do long-term damage to my feet if I wear minimalist shoes. ANSWER: Minimalist shoes, also known as barefoot...
  • Feral cats pose a serious health threat to humans [Letter]

    In late August, Richard Henry Lee Elementary School in Glen Burnie had to close its doors because a feral cat had found its way into the building. In closing the school, officials demonstrated prudent concern for the health and well-being of students....
  • When bunions become painful

    When bunions become painful
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had bunions for years, but they haven't bothered me much until recently. I now have pain every day and most shoes hurt my feet. Is surgery the only option at this point? What does that involve, and can it be done on both feet at the...
  • Self-care steps may help to prevent tonsil stones from returning

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes tonsil stones? Is there a way to permanently get rid of them, other than having my tonsils removed? I'm 48 and have heard that having a tonsillectomy as an adult is a significant surgery that can lead to other problems....
  • 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...