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New option for earlier diagnosis, staging of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is difficult to find early because it often doesn't cause symptoms until after it has spread to other organs. Learn about a minimally invasive procedure used to improve chances of survival.

Sebastian Strobel, M.D. By Sebastian Strobel June 14, 2021
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COVID-19 and celebrations: Tips for gathering safely

Nearly everyone had at least one event delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While eager to be with friends and family again, here's how to limit your risk and protect others during in-person gatherings.

June 11, 2021
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Solve chronic stuffy nose with intense cooling

Put a freeze on your chronic stuffy nose. Learn how nasal cryotherapy uses intense cooling to treat overactive nerves in your nose and sinus cavities, and helps with long-lasting symptom relief.

Quintin Cappelle MD By Quintin Cappelle June 11, 2021
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Discovering calm in the chaos

How do you find calm and prioritize well-being in the midst of chaos? Watch a video presentation of two experts giving practical strategies to help you take a well-deserved break from stress, and discover calm and peace.

June 10, 2021
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Tips for traveling after getting vaccinated for COVID-19

While many restrictions have been lifted, COVID-19 has not gone away. So how safe is it to travel? A Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert answers your questions.

June 9, 2021
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Dedicated to our communities: A 2020 reflection

Being healthy is much more than just physical health. It's determined by social, behavioral and environmental health, among other factors. Review how we're working to improve the health of the communities we serve.

June 9, 2021
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Cataracts: What to look for

Cataracts can cause things to look foggy, and make reading or driving at night difficult. Learn when to make an eye exam appointment.

Michael Garvey, M.D. By Michael Garvey June 8, 2021
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'Every day you don't lose, you are winning'

Jennifer Summers is thrilled she can carry a 32-ounce water bottle. This may not feel like an important feat to some, but it's momentous those with spinal muscular atrophy. Read how a specialized treatment close to home makes this possible.

June 7, 2021
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7 ways to reduce food waste in your kitchen

Almost 133 billion pounds of food in the U.S. is wasted annually. Learn how to reduce food waste, and get a soup recipe to make with leftovers.

Romi Londre RDN By Romi Londre June 4, 2021
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Recent infection could affect COVID-19 vaccination

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 is an essential tool in fighting the pandemic. But a recent COVID-19 infection could affect the recommended timing of your vaccination. Get the details.

June 3, 2021
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Q&A: COVID-19 and loss of smell, taste

If you've lost your sense of smell this past year, you're not alone. Learn what you might expect, how long it could last, why COVID-19 can affect it and more.

David Valencia MD By David Valencia June 3, 2021
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What is dense breast tissue, what do you need to know?

If your mammogram shows you have dense breast tissue, you may wonder what that means for you. This Q&A explains why density matters and about recommended screening tests.

Richard Ellis MD By Richard Ellis June 2, 2021