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  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: GERD a more severe form of acid reflux

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How do I know if what I have is acid reflux or GERD? Are treatments the same for both? I've had what I would describe as heartburn for years and it's getting worse as I age. ANSWER: Acid reflux happens when stomach acid flows back up...
  • Gut bacteria linked to rheumatoid arthritis

    Gut bacteria linked to rheumatoid arthritis
    Scientists can't predict what triggers rheumatoid arthritis, a mysterious and painful autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints. But they're targeting an intriguing new suspect: the trillions of microbes living and working inside the gut....
  • Dark chocolate may ease walking for patients with artery disease

    Dark chocolate may ease walking for patients with artery disease
    Older people who have trouble getting around because of poor blood flow to their legs may be able to walk a little longer and farther after eating dark chocolate, according to a new small Italian study. People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who ate...
  • After 74 years, a bond formed in tragedy endures

    After 74 years, a bond formed in tragedy endures
    Charlotte Rollenhagen still remembers the first time she saw Dorothy Hutchins at Johns Hopkins Hospital. It was 1940, and the 10-year-old girl had been badly burned when her dress caught fire on the kitchen stove in her family's Highlandtown home. Her...
  • El ejercicio excesivo es peligroso para supervivientes de infarto

    El ejercicio excesivo es peligroso para supervivientes de infarto
    WASHINGTON - Los científicos y los médicos tienen abundantes razones epidemiológicas para recomendar una actividad física regular, pero según un estudio que publica hoy la revista Mayo Clinic Proceedings, el ejercicio excesivo puede ser peligroso para...
  • Williams' genius diverted us from sadness

    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...
  • Ten workers exposed to rabies

    Ten people are going through a series of vaccinations after they were exposed to a rabid cat that had been taken to the Center for Animal Health and Welfare in Williams Township. Eight employees of the shelter and two employees at Easton Animal...
  • Robin Williams: Comedy and tragedy

    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...
  • Barrington man glad to donate stem cells

      Barrington man glad to donate stem cells
    When Bryant Sullivan got an email last year letting him know he was a potential stem cell match for a woman in need of a transplant, agreeing to blood tests and potentially more intrusive operations in order to be a donor was an easy choice, he said....
  • Former smoker should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, who's 70, was a smoker for 30 years. I've read that men who used to smoke should be screened for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What does the screening involve? What would be done if he's found to have an aneurysm? ANSWER:...
  • Medications for osteoporosis can have negative effect on bone healing after tooth extraction

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I need to have a tooth extracted. Because of my osteoporosis, the dentist said I should go to an oral surgeon. Why is that important? How do I find out their qualifications? ANSWER: Removal of a tooth is usually a straightforward...