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  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: 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...
  • 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...
  • Removing the pancreas used only rarely as a means of preventing cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is preventative surgery an option for people with a strong genetic predisposition to pancreatic cancer? If not, are there any screening tests that can catch it early? ANSWER: Although removing the pancreas is a possibility for people...
  • Supplements company sees big growth in 2015

    Supplements company sees big growth in 2015
    The small office/warehouse of Natural Product Solutions in Timonium hardly suggests the national reach of the dietary supplement company, or the bigger things to come in 2015: agreements that could double its range, and a new spokeswoman who is a national...
  • Surgery first step in treatment for most cases of testicular cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes testicular cancer? How do doctors determine which treatment will be most effective? ANSWER: Compared with other types of cancer, testicular cancer is rare. However, testicular cancer is the most common cancer in male...
  • Arnold Palmer Hospital captures hearts with video

    Arnold Palmer Hospital captures hearts with video
    Ten years after a horrific car accident that killed her husband, an Orlando mother went back to Arnold Palmer HospitalĀ for ChildrenĀ to find and thank the people who helped save her child. Her story is captured in a short movie called The Thank You...
  • Nearly half of Americans think flu shot can make you sick

    Nearly half of Americans think flu shot can make you sick
    More than 40 percent of a sample of U.S. adults believe the myth that flu vaccines can give you the flu, and even correcting that misconception might not convince them to get the vaccine, a new survey suggests. "It is absolutely biologically impossible...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Carpal tunnel syndrome affects hands, but symptoms differ from arthritis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a job in which I make repetitive movements with my hand, and I've had pain and numbness in my hand for years. I assumed it was due to osteoarthritis, which I was diagnosed with 20 years ago. But my doctor thinks it may be carpal...
  • Clinical trial seeks answers to sudden deaths of healthy young people

    Clinical trial seeks answers to sudden deaths of healthy young people
    Jason Lappies woke in his San Diego apartment on the morning of June 26. Not needing to report to work right away, he settled onto his couch to watch a World Cup soccer match. He teased his roommate, who had to rush off to a job. When the friend...
  • Effective treatment for knee bursitis depends on underlying cause

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the most effective way to treat knee bursitis? I've had it for months and the pain is worsening, but I've heard that even after treatment it can come back. Is there a way to prevent it in the future? ANSWER: Bursitis is a term...
  • Talking to the wall: Communication with a preteen

    Talking to the wall: Communication with a preteen
    Speaking to a preteen is like talking to the wall – and angry, emotional, confused, ambivalent, irrational wall, that is. Preteens have a lot going on in their lives – with amped-up school demands, girl drama, technology’s immediate...