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  • Despite being high in fat, nuts and some oils can be heart-healthy choices

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend cooks with avocado oil and says that it's healthier than olive oil. Does avocado oil provide the same health benefits as olive oil? ANSWER: Like olives, avocados are naturally high in fat. Avocado oil can be used for frying or...
  • Pain relief from corticosteroid injections can vary greatly

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have osteoarthritis in my spine. About a month ago, I got a steroid shot in my lower back because my doctor said it might help with stiffness and pain in my back and legs. It worked wonderfully, and my symptoms are gone now. How does...
  • Lawmakers winnow list of candidates for University of Minnesota governing board

    Lawmakers narrowed down Tuesday the field of candidates for the University of Minnesota's governing board but couldn't agree in two of the five contests. Members of the House and Senate higher education committees planned to recommend five candidates for...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Alzheimer's can often be identified in its earliest stages

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How soon can Alzheimer's disease be diagnosed? What are the early symptoms to watch for? ANSWER: There's no one test that can be used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. But based on an assessment of symptoms, along with a variety of tests...
  • OSHA investigating auto parts store death

    Minnesota workplace safety inspectors are investigating the death of an employee at an auto parts store in Cannon Falls. Eighty-one-year-old John Simon Schafer, of Goodhue, died last Thursday at the O'Reilly Auto Parts store. Occupational Safety and...
  • Southland native heads to Chicago heart care institute

    Southland native heads to Chicago heart care institute
    When Palos Park native Patrick McCarthy began his cardiology career more than three decades ago, heart surgery had a high mortality rate — one in five patients died, he said. McCarthy, the executive director of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's...
  • Duluth seeks state help for Cirrus expansion

    Cirrus Aircraft says it needs a new $10 million building next to the Duluth airport to meet a growing demand for its jets. The city of Duluth has pledged $6 million and now it wants the state to come up with the rest to help the manufacturer expand....
  • Evergreen Park resident to turn 104

    Back when Kathryn "Katy" Martz was born in 1911, people didn't dote on children the way they do now. But Martz was an exception for two reasons. One, she was so thin and frail as a child that one of the Mayo brothers, of Mayo Clinic fame, used her as...
  • Regardless of risk level, take steps to help protect our your heart health

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 37-year-old man and have no health problems, but both of my parents have heart disease. My dad had his first heart attack at age 50. Are there things I can do now to prevent it, or is heart disease inevitable for me because of my...
  • Symptoms from herniated disk often effectively treated without surgery

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the typical treatment and recovery time for a herniated disk? At what point should surgery be considered? ANSWER: In many cases, pain and other symptoms caused by a herniated disk resolve with time and self-care measures. When...
  • Lawmakers hope to expand the state's newborn screening to test for deadly Krabbe disease

    Jenna Heckendorf stood beside her husband Wednesday gripping a framed photo of her baby boy. Tears streamed down her cheeks as he spoke of their 18-month-old's death. With red eyes, Kyle Heckendorf told the story of their son, Bryce, and his battle...