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  • Palos Hospital partners with Loyola for more specialized care

    Palos Community Hospital and Loyola University Medical Center already collaborate to treat some patients in the southwest suburbs, but they've made the partnership official. The two organizations this month signed an affiliation agreement that...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Presbyopia a normal part of aging, but regular eye exams are recommended

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have started having trouble with my vision while reading. I know this is common for someone my age. I do have "readers" that I sometimes use, but am hoping to put off regular glasses as long as possible. Am I doing harm by...
  • Party for future moms, FYOE (freeze your own eggs)

    Party for future moms, FYOE (freeze your own eggs)
    If you peeked in on a recent party at the Viceroy Santa Monica, you might have noticed that the guests, almost all female, were chatting quietly, hesitantly, in pairs or trios. This wasn't a group of good friends — Prosecco and hors d'oeuvres aside....
  • 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┬áhas 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...
  • It's not psychology, it's you: Stop blaming behavior on 'disease,' psychiatrist says

    It's not psychology, it's you: Stop blaming behavior on 'disease,' psychiatrist says
    Modern psychology can do more harm than good, asserts retired psychiatrist Anthony Daniels (pen name: Theodore Dalrymple) in his book, "Admirable Evasions: How Psychology Undermines Morality." Instead of taking responsibility for ourselves, "checklist...
  • Acid reflux often associated with hiatal hernia

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Six years ago, I was diagnosed with acid reflux and a hiatal hernia. I've had an endoscopy, as well as other tests, but doctors say there's nothing I can do other than take medication. (I'm currently on doxepin.) I'm still having sharp...
  • A number of disorders can trigger vertigo

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes vertigo? Does having it one time mean I'm more likely to experience it again? ANSWER: Vertigo is a sensation that either you or your surroundings, or both, are spinning or moving when they are not. Some people confuse...
  • Family draws on son's suicide to teach concussion awareness

    Graham and Cathy Thomas really had two options. They could let the tragedy of their son taking his own life consume them, or they could use it to help keep others from experiencing depression from brain injuries. They chose the latter. Their teenage...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Thorough evaluation before LASIK surgery can help avoid potential problems

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm considering having LASIK surgery, but have a friend who had the procedure done many years ago and is now experiencing regression in her vision and has to wear glasses again. Is this typical? What are the risks of LASIK surgery?...
  • 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....