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  • On being Midwestern

    On being Midwestern
    For a long time, I wanted my life story to have more glamour, especially when it came to geography. I grew up in Bloomington, Ill., but I thought it added to my appeal if I said I was born in Southern California, which is true. (My Midwestern-rooted...
  • Safety tips for UTV drivers as summer season arrives

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. �� They are popular, practical and fun but quickly can turn dangerous or even deadly. Utility terrain vehicles, or UTVs, are growing in popularity. Much like the popular, single-rider all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, the UTV...
  • Mayo Clinic: Neck size one risk for sleep apnea; with shapewear, moderation is key

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Recently, I was evaluated for sleep apnea. As part of the exam, my neck circumference was measured. Why is this important? ANSWER: Having a neck circumference greater than 16 inches if you're a woman, or greater than 17 inches if you'...
  • During pregnancy, stick to the basics to ensure good nutrition for baby

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm newly pregnant and overwhelmed with food advice from my friends. Is it true that I shouldn't eat any deli meat during my pregnancy? What about caffeine? Could it harm the baby? Are there other foods I should avoid while pregnant?...
  • Fitness Files: Visceral fat is the stuff to really be concerned about

    My friend Lauren pointed to my watermelon-shaped belly. "Hey, your tummy sticks out just like mine after you eat. Downing Lauren's delectable dinner makes me despise the skinny jeans I donned for her party. But exterior roundness is nothing compared...
  • Mayo Clinic: Proton beam therapy useful against many types of cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does proton beam therapy do for cancer patients that standard radiation therapy doesn't do? How do doctors decide when to use proton beam therapy? ANSWER: Proton beam therapy is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer....
  • Fitness Files: Women should take risk of heart disease more seriously

    "Women are six more times likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer." "More women die of heart disease than men." "'Broken heart syndrome' is a condition affecting women more frequently." "Heart disease in women is handled less...
  • Health experts have figured out how much time you should sit each day

    Health experts have figured out how much time you should sit each day
    Experts say you should start standing up at work for at least two hours a day — and work your way toward four. That is a long-awaited answer for a growing number of workers who may have heard of the terrible health effects of prolonged sitting and...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: 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...
  • Neck size one risk for sleep apnea; with shapewear, moderation is key

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Recently, I was evaluated for sleep apnea. As part of the exam, my neck circumference was measured. Why is this important? ANSWER: Having a neck circumference greater than 16 inches if you're a woman, or greater than 17 inches if you're...
  • Jerry Krause lauds Fred Hoiberg as leader of high character

    Jerry Krause lauds Fred Hoiberg as leader of high character
    When Jerry Krause signed Fred Hoiberg as a free agent in September 1999, one skill stood out. "He could really shoot," the Bulls' longtime general manager said. Shortly after Hoiberg arrived for the first of his four seasons with the Bulls, another...