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How to manage daylight saving time

It’s time to spring forward as daylight saving time begins this weekend. Here are a few tips for managing the transition so you aren’t so groggy. The best part is an afternoon nap is on the list!

Rachel Ziegler MD By Rachel Ziegler March 5, 2021

Warming comfort for young boy with head injury

A blanket is just a piece of cloth stitched together, but it can be so much more. Especially when it is given to provide comfort during a difficult time. That's something young Andrew knows well.

March 5, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic has increased loneliness and other social issues, especially for women

Social distancing has reduced the spread of COVID-19, but it also has created or aggravated social issues, such as loneliness, and strained friendships, new Mayo research has found. Women and those with poorer health are disproportionately affected, the research team says.

March 5, 2021

Q&A: Constipation in children

As many as 30 percent of children have issues with bowel movements due to constipation. Learn what's normal, what's not, what to try and when to seek help.

Sara Herrmann, M.D. By Sara Herrmann March 3, 2021

Does exercise help you lose weight?

Your first instinct may be to go to the gym when you want to lose weight. Learn why this may not produce the results you want and what's more effective.

Andrew Jagim PhD By Andrew Jagim March 3, 2021

Don't let fear of needles interfere with vaccinations

Virtually all vaccinations, including the COVID-19 vaccines, involve a needle. Don't let fear of needles stop you from getting vaccinations that can protect your health. Here are three ways to work through your fear.

March 2, 2021

6 tips to reduce children's screen time

Children are on screens during the school day more than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 6 tips to help trim screen time when they're not in school.

Madhan Prabhakaran MD By Madhan Prabhakaran February 26, 2021

Chronic sinusitis: More than a stuffy nose

While the signs of nice weather are welcome for some, for others, they signal the start of sinus problems. Here's what you need to know about chronic sinusitis and finding relief.

Cara Cockerill MD By Cara Cockerill February 25, 2021