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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Gleason score indicates grade of prostate cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 73 and just had a prostate biopsy that showed a malignant tumor with a Gleason score of 8. Is this an indication of an aggressive cancer, and if so, what are my treatment options? ANSWER: The Gleason score indicates the grade of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Of Super Bowls and avocados

    Yes, I know the Super Bowl is over. But this was truly one of the greatest football battles I can remember watching. Even the commercials seemed to move up in quality from years past...some of them at least. I wasn't particularly convinced that a yellow...
  • Regular monitoring of PSC can help manage symptoms, catch complications early

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband, 48, was diagnosed last month with primary sclerosing cholangitis. Does this mean he'll eventually need a liver transplant, or do some people with the disease never get to that point? He's had irritable bowel syndrome for...
  • For adults with scoliosis, treatment based on severity of symptoms

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How effective is surgery to treat scoliosis in adults? What does the surgery involve? ANSWER: Fortunately for most adults who have scoliosis, the condition can be successfully managed without surgery. For some who suffer from an...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Best way to break a smoking habit? Seek help from a medical professional

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the most effective way to stopping my smoking habit of 20 years? I've tried the gum and it helped the cravings for a while, but not enough to get me to quit smoking. Even though I'm worried about what smoking is doing to my...