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  • In the heart of Kansas, sign seeking kidney was a work of love

    LINCOLN, Kan. Maybe you saw it out there, on the rolling plains of central Kansas, nestled among billboards for McDonald's and La Quinta Inns and the Wild Wild West Gentlemen's Club. Maybe you laughed. Maybe you snapped a picture. Maybe, like many...
  • MDVIP named to top 10 health providers by Worth

    MDVIP named to top 10 health providers by Worth
    MDVIP, the Boca Raton-based network of 750 primary care physicians who give personalized health care, was ranked among the top 10 providers of executive health programs, according to Worth magazine. The financial and lifestyle publication ranked MDVIP...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Treatments and self-care steps can help ease discomfort caused by eczema

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter has very dry skin, and it seems to get worse when school starts. She develops red, itchy patches on her arms and lower legs. They usually fade away after a while, but they really bother her. What could be the...
  • Talk to doctor about chronic constipation before taking stool softener

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the long-term side effects of taking a stool softener daily? It's the only thing that keeps me regular, and when I've tried taking it every other day, it's not effective. ANSWER: At this time, no research has examined the...
  • 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...
  • Physician burnout is on the rise

     Physician burnout is on the rise
    The state of our health care system depends, in part, on the state of our health care providers. But research over the last few years has shown that physician burnout is on the rise. Mark Linzer, director of the division of general internal medicine...
  • Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...
  • Handling food safely around kids

    Handling food safely around kids
    Consuming contaminated food or drink puts anyone at risk for a foodborne illness. Foodborne pathogens do not discriminate based on genetic background or family history of illness. Bacteria and other dangers in poorly handled food can cause a small...
  • 10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed

    10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed
    We all know we should live a healthier life, but getting started can feel like climbing Mt. Everest. Do you really have to spend hours at the gym and eat 12 servings of vegetables every day to get in shape? No — the way to get started is to take...
  • Simple ways to childproof your home

    Simple ways to childproof your home
    Bringing a new baby home from the hospital is a great moment for parents. But as a child settles into his or her new home, parents look around that home and see less "home" and more "hazard." Kids are going to get some bumps and bruises along the way, but...
  • 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?...