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Do you want to boost your spirits, feel happier and enhance your overall health? Participate in Discover Gratitude — a four-week virtual program designed to help improve your mental well-being through daily journaling and practicing mindful thankfulness.
You have lots of things to think about and do if you are starting or expanding your family. One of the most important is to take care of your body before and during pregnancy. Here are five steps to take to increase your chance of having a healthy baby.
Knowledge is power. That's Rose Boettcher's philosophy. Genetic counseling helped this three-time cancer survivor make decisions about her health care. Her test results also have inspired her to advocate for her family's health and well-being.
Most people know that Valentine's Day candy and chocolates contain extra sugar. But did you know it also is hiding in other foods you may not expect? Here's the not-so-sweet truth about added sugar in our diets and tips on how to cut back.
Does it seem like you are eating all the right foods, exercising and your weight still isn’t going down? If you’re not keeping track of what you’re eating and what you’re doing for exercise, you need to start.
The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus from China a global health emergency. Learn about what it is, its symptoms and what you can do to prevent the spread of infection.
Lizzie Stoltz was only 30 weeks pregnant when her water broke. Things happened so quickly, there was no time to get to a hospital with labor and delivery or a neonatal ICU. Find out how a telemedicine call with Mayo Clinic eased delivery of her baby girl.
Having an overactive bladder may make you may feel embarrassed, or you may isolate yourself or limit work and social life. The good news is that a brief evaluation can determine whether there's a specific cause for your symptoms.
Bill Miller doesn't like to spend his time just sitting around. That's why he sought care when pain started to interfere with the activities he loves to do. Now he is back at it and inspiring his care team.
Sustaining an injury is bad enough, but stress increases if it's combined with a new career, moving and health insurance change. Allie Harmatys' care team gave her peace of mind by quickly scheduling the tests and surgery she needed.
Mara Olson says she feels no pain and could walk all day after her hip replacement surgeries. That's the exact result her surgeon and her two dogs wanted for her.
Katie Stone never had an injury in all her years as a competitive athlete. But that changed when she tore her ACL during an alumni basketball game.
Hospitals in Eau Claire, La Crosse and Menomonie received the top rank of five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality.
Influenza typically peaks in January and February, and every year it's associated with illness ranging from mild to severe.
In conjunction with American Heart Month, Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont is inviting the community to an open house to explore the newly expanded Cardiac Rehab facility.
Heart patients share stories, medical experts answer questions and recipes samples will be available.
The multiweek workshop for women with urinary incontinence will be held on Thursdays beginning Feb. 13.
Each week in February, participants will receive emails with activities to do, recipes to try and information to read to guide them on a heart-healthy journey.
The six-week program combines Mayo Clinic Health System's sports medicine expertise with programming and principles used with national sports athletes.
Joel Gordon, M.D., has been selected to serve as Mayo Clinic Health System’s chief medical information officer.
Nevada James Hanson was born at 8:08 a.m. on Jan. 7.
Xander Hang, was born at 8:18 a.m. on Jan. 2.
Mayo Clinic Health System announced the birth of the first baby of the New Year in its Mankato hospital.
Frances (Frankie) Rachel Hagedorn, was born at 3:05 p.m. on Jan. 1.
For some people, knowledge is power. That's exactly the philosophy of Rose Boettcher, three-time cancer survivor. She underwent genetic counseling to learn about her genetic health and help her make decisions about her health care. Her test results also have inspired her to advocate for her family's health and well-being. https://mayocl.in/39y46HW
Belching, gas and bloating can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Here's what causes these signs and symptoms — and how you can minimize them. https://mayocl.in/38woU2u
Dr. Adela Taylor, a Mayo Clinic Health System allergy and immunology physician, explains how to manage upper respiratory illness in this Mayo Clinic Radio podcast: https://mayocl.in/2OWS1UJ
On Jan. 29th we got together with the Mankato community, TPT - Twin Cities PBS and Minnesota State University, Mankato to share a documentary addressing the opioid crisis. Check out the full video with documentary and expert panel discussion featuring Dr. Jason Dauffenbach, Dr. Matthew Schumann, Thad Shunkwiler and Jeff Wersal: http://bit.ly/2OUApJ8
Pregnancy is a great time to talk about heart health. Women should know that pregnancy is a time of increased risk for heart disease. https://mayocl.in/3bE7ini
Make a big batch of this cereal on the weekend and reheat all week. Top with fruit or yogurt to add natural sweetness. https://mayocl.in/37rsn0W
Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Mayo Clinic Health System is hosting a series of upcoming clinics to teach people how to perform CPR and use an Automated External Defibrillator. The goal is to train people who are likely to be around emergency situations: http://bit.ly/37tnEf4 Story: News 8 Now / News 8000
Minnesota provides a comprehensive and detailed report on quality of care measures at hundreds of clinics and hospitals across the state. Mayo Clinic Health System was one of nine medical groups that scored significantly above average in 50 percent of the preventive measures. Those involved breast and cervical cancer screenings and child immunizations. http://bit.ly/2tXfdLd Story: The Free Press of Mankato MN
Who says eating for your heart has to be tasteless? Discover the delicious side of heart healthy eating on Wed., Feb. 19 at an upcoming speaker series. Learn about how to turn your heart-healthy recommendations into a vibrant, flavorful diet. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more: https://mayocl.in/2UNHNKa
Traditionally the month for lovers and all things heart related, February also reminds us to take care of our heart. This Valentine’s Day, Dr. Breno Pessanha, a cardiologist with the Mayo Health Clinic in Owatonna wants to encourage everyone to take the health of their heart to heart as a part of American Heart Month. http://bit.ly/2Hre4P8
A new report found two Mankato area medical groups were high performers in care measures ranging from breast cancer screenings to depression remission in 2019. The results were in Minnesota Community Measurement’s annual health care quality report. The report recognized Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato for standing out in several measures. http://bit.ly/2OTxmki Story: The Free Press of Mankato MN
Learn more about women's heart health from industry professionals at the Celebrating Her Heart Health luncheon on Feb. 21. Tickets are $25. Ticket information: http://bit.ly/2u0YkiY
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For some people, knowledge is power. That's exactly the philosophy of Rose Boettcher, three-time cancer survivor. S… https://t.co/ugymWMo3ml
Belching, gas and bloating can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Here's what causes these signs and symptoms — and… https://t.co/78ehzMH6b6
Dr. Adela Taylor, a Mayo Clinic Health System allergy and immunology physician, explains how to manage upper respir… https://t.co/OEzBCPmPJr
Pregnancy is a great time to talk about heart health. Women should know that pregnancy is a time of increased risk… https://t.co/qmKR3N2GId
Make a big batch of this cereal on the weekend and reheat all week. Top with fruit or yogurt to add natural sweetne… https://t.co/2tKrxC7Fkt
Minnesota provides a comprehensive report on quality of care measures at clinics and hospitals across the state. Ma… https://t.co/NgrTtYgzpv
Minnesota Community Measurement’s annual health care quality report recognized Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato… https://t.co/f2gjzxMop2
Addressing the very real risks of super germs and infection spread, Mayo Clinic Health System has added two remote… https://t.co/g52K67lCNW
Most people know that Valentine's Day candy and chocolates contain extra sugar. But did you know it also is hiding… https://t.co/CTZMkkwJIW
Influenza and the common cold are respiratory illnesses caused by viruses. Flu symptoms tend to come on more abrupt… https://t.co/XSzJnH3ll8
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