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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...
  • 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...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hearing loss should be evaluated as soon as it's detected

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband is 68 and has some hearing loss but won't go to see the doctor. He says it's a normal part of aging and thinks there's not much that can be done for it anyway. How is age-related hearing loss treated, other than a hearing aid?...
  • 5 tips for celebrating New Year's Eve in Las Vegas

    5 tips for celebrating New Year's Eve in Las Vegas
    The body heat of more than 300,000 people may help warm up the Las Vegas Strip for New Year’s Eve, but partyers should come prepared for subfreezing temperatures. With that in mind, here are five tips for a happy holiday in Las Vegas: -- Dress...
  • Several factors affect long-term treatment for DVT

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Eleven years ago, I developed deep vein thrombosis, which led to a pulmonary embolism. A vena cava filter was put in place, and I've been on warfarin since that time. Will I ever be able to discontinue warfarin and take aspirin instead?...
  • Little Jimmy Dickens, oldest Grand Ole Opry member, dies at 94

    Little Jimmy Dickens, oldest Grand Ole Opry member, dies at 94
    Little Jimmy Dickens, a diminutive singer-songwriter known for his sense of humor and as the oldest cast member of the Grand Ole Opry, has died. He was 94. Dickens died Friday at a Nashville-area hospital of cardiac arrest after suffering a stroke on...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Steps can be taken to combat prediabetes and prevent its progression to diabetes

    By Adrian Vella, M.D., Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to cure prediabetes, or does being diagnosed with it mean you'll either always have it or eventually become diabetic? ANSWER: Having prediabetes does...
  • Let It Go: Learning to move on and forgive your kid

    Let It Go: Learning to move on and forgive your kid
    “To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.”  - Confucius Our kids do things that drive us nuts and make us crazy. That is a reality of parenting.  They don’t listen to us when we try to guide them, they wait until...
  • Father's diagnosis affected Jordan Clarkson on the court

    Father's diagnosis affected Jordan Clarkson on the court
    Jordan Clarkson didn't get off the bench in the Lakers' latest game, as if that was even close to a travesty. His real edification on the unpredictability of life came last year, after the best game of his college career at Missouri. He had just...
  • Jayson Werth to undergo shoulder surgery today

    Jayson Werth to undergo shoulder surgery today
    Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth will undergo surgery on the acromioclavicular joint in his right shoulder on Friday and will require two to three months of rehabilitation, which could put the veteran's availability for opening day in...