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  • Sky gets first sponsor, will put Magellan on jerseys

    Sky gets first sponsor, will put Magellan on jerseys
    The Chicago Sky took a step closer to profitability, announcing its first sponsorship Thursday after reaching a deal to put the logo of steel products supplier Magellan on their jerseys. The team didn't disclose the terms of the multi-year agreement...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Teach your children the importance of good dental habits

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that some children are more susceptible to getting cavities than others? My 11-year-old has never had a cavity, but my 6-year-old already has needed four fillings. What's the best way to prevent cavities in kids? At what age...
  • Sandra Lee reveals breast cancer diagnosis, double-mastectomy plan

    Sandra Lee reveals breast cancer diagnosis, double-mastectomy plan
    An emotional Sandra Lee has gone public with her breast cancer diagnosis, explaining that she'll be getting a double mastectomy after doctors told her she was a "ticking time bomb." The lifestyle guru, celebrity chef and 10-year partner to New York Gov....
  • Experts: scoliosis more rare in infants

    Experts: scoliosis more rare in infants
    No one is certain just why some young people develop scoliosis. According to the Mayo Clinic website, scoliosis can be caused by conditions such as cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, but many cases develop without the presence of those diseases....
  • Mayo Clinic: Severe tinnitus can interfere with hearing but doesn't cause hearing loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past several months I've had a high-pitched ringing in my ears. It comes and goes, but lately it seems to happen more frequently. My doctor said it is tinnitus and quite common, but I'm concerned and want to know what could...
  • Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg has heart surgery

    Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg has heart surgery
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa State says coach Fred Hoiberg¬†has undergone open-heart surgery to replace aortic valve. Hoiberg had surgery Friday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Doctor Rakesh Suri says the operation was a success, adding...
  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities. The new system — which assigns one to...
  • For most men, vasectomy reversal a viable option at any time

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to have a successful reverse vasectomy nine years after the vasectomy was done? What should I expect as far as recovery? I'm 42 years old. ANSWER: For most men, vasectomy reversal is a viable option at any time. But the...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Childhood vaccination schedule effective at preventing many serious diseases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why do children need so many vaccines in their first two years of life? Isn't it OK and even safer to wait until they're a bit older to give them the recommended vaccinations? ANSWER: The current childhood vaccination schedule has...
  • Doctors advise against long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme Disease

    PITTSBURGH Impassioned debate, replete with criticisms and name-calling, rages over the cause of and treatment for lingering Lyme disease symptoms a topic of local importance considering the infection is now found in every Pennsylvania county and also...
  • It's Better Sleep Month. Good luck with that

    It's Better Sleep Month. Good luck with that
    May is Better Sleep Month, as if you didn't know. Better Sleep Month is promoted by the Better Sleep Council, which is an arm of the International Sleep Products Assn., which is a mouthpiece for the mattress industry. But don't let all those corporate...