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  • Spokesman: Little Jimmy Dickens, oldest Grand Ole Opry star, dies at 94

    Spokesman: Little Jimmy Dickens, oldest Grand Ole Opry star, dies at 94
    Little Jimmy Dickens, a diminutive singer-songwriter known for his sense of humor and as the oldest cast member of the Grand Ole Opry, has died. He was 94. Dickens died Friday at a Nashville-area hospital of cardiac arrest after suffering a stroke on...
  • Several factors affect long-term treatment for DVT

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Eleven years ago, I developed deep vein thrombosis, which led to a pulmonary embolism. A vena cava filter was put in place, and I've been on warfarin since that time. Will I ever be able to discontinue warfarin and take aspirin instead?...
  • 5 tips for celebrating New Year's Eve in Las Vegas

    5 tips for celebrating New Year's Eve in Las Vegas
    The body heat of more than 300,000 people may help warm up the Las Vegas Strip for New Year’s Eve, but partyers should come prepared for subfreezing temperatures. With that in mind, here are five tips for a happy holiday in Las Vegas: -- Dress...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hearing loss should be evaluated as soon as it's detected

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband is 68 and has some hearing loss but won't go to see the doctor. He says it's a normal part of aging and thinks there's not much that can be done for it anyway. How is age-related hearing loss treated, other than a hearing aid?...
  • Should you exercise while sick? It depends

    Should you exercise while sick? It depends
    As someone prone to allergies, I’m used to dealing with sinus misery and frequent colds. But as someone who also feels compelled to run and hit the gym often, I’m used to asking myself when sick: Should I really exercise feeling this way?...
  • Orlando Home Health Care: Revisiting Some Top Alzheimer's and Dementia Stories of 2014

    As we approach the end of 2014, we begin contemplating what many of us, here and abroad, learned about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementias. Crucial scientific investigations have kept the public intrigued, and, on their toes. On a human...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Reverse shoulder arthroplasty may be best option to treat torn rotator cuff and arthritis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have severe arthritis in my shoulder. I recently found out my rotator cuff is also torn. I can't lift my arm much anymore without a lot of pain. My doctor recommends reverse shoulder arthroplasty. What does this surgery involve? How...
  • Removing the pancreas used only rarely as a means of preventing cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is preventative surgery an option for people with a strong genetic predisposition to pancreatic cancer? If not, are there any screening tests that can catch it early? ANSWER: Although removing the pancreas is a possibility for people...
  • Supplements company sees big growth in 2015

    Supplements company sees big growth in 2015
    The small office/warehouse of Natural Product Solutions in Timonium hardly suggests the national reach of the dietary supplement company, or the bigger things to come in 2015: agreements that could double its range, and a new spokeswoman who is a national...
  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment options available for vaginal prolapse

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with vaginal prolapse and am not sure where to begin with treatment. What is the best long-term treatment? I'm only 53. ANSWER: Surgical and nonsurgical treatment options are available for vaginal prolapse. The...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Tracking headaches may help teen see patterns, avoid triggers

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter, 16, has had headaches off and on for the past year. Ibuprofen seems to help, and she says the headaches are not severe. But I am concerned that they're so frequent. What could be the cause of recurring headaches in teens?...