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  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Eye infections common, especially in children

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandson had a virus with flu symptoms. Then one of his eyes got very red, but it wasn't itchy or matted shut. When my daughter took him to the doctor, she was told it was the virus settling in his eye. But it wasn't pink eye. What'...
  • Mayo Clinic offers at-home colon cancer test

    MINNEAPOLIS Mayo Clinic is taking another step toward making detection of colorectal cancer as convenient as possible, announcing Monday an at-home kit that arrives and is sent back in the mail, stool sample included. In a joint announcement with...
  • Jellyfish sting swimmers at Daytona Beach

    Jellyfish sting swimmers at Daytona Beach
    Nearly 400 swimmers were stung by jellyfish this weekend at Daytona Beach. The stings occurred both Saturday and Sunday according to the Volusia County Lifeguard Corps, who flew purple and yellow "pest" flags to warn swimmers about the presence of...
  • If essential tremor interferes with daily activities, treatment may be helpful

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father-in-law, husband and daughter all have essential tremor. My husband has never needed treatment, since the tremor is quite mild. But my daughter was just diagnosed at 41, and her symptoms seem to really bother her. What are the...
  • Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection after ovaries are removed

    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...
  • Robin Williams: comedy and tragedy [Commentary]

    Robin Williams: comedy and tragedy [Commentary]
    Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to my eyes. Williams' death made headlines and led TV newscasts. His comedic genius diverted us...
  • Florida church cancels funeral after learning man is gay

    Florida church cancels funeral after learning man is gay
    A pastor at a church in Tampa called off the funeral of 42-year-old Julion Evans less than 24 hours after learning Evans was gay, WFLA.com reports. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa initially said yes to hosting the man's funeral, but...
  • Former Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse dead at 64

    Former Dallas Cowboys fullback Robert Newhouse, who is remembered most for throwing a touchdown pass to Golden Richards in Super Bowl XII, died Tuesday night. He was 64. Newhouse battled with his health since suffering a stroke in 2010. He spent much...
  • Signs and symptoms of sarcoidosis can vary depending on organs affected

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm very healthy and active, but was recently diagnosed with sarcoidosis. My doctor said it may go away on its own, but I'm worried it will worsen. How often should I see my doctor for monitoring the condition? What treatments do you...
  • Several treatments may be needed to successfully eliminate plantar warts

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the best way to treat plantar warts to ensure they don't come back? I have them on my feet. At one point, I had them removed with freezing therapy, but they keep returning and even spreading. ANSWER: Freezing therapy, also called...
  • Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

    Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general
    Three U.S. surgeons general have played the biggest roles in alerting the public to the dangers of tobacco. In 1964, Dr. Luther Terry issued the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, irrefutably linking smoking with lung disease and...