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Susan Fox

Caring COVID-19 nurse changed everything

Help is just a phone call away. That's what Susan Fox discovered when she called the Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Nurse Line. Read about her journey to an unexpected diagnosis.

July 22, 2021

Stomachache in children: How to know if it's serious

Most children experience abdominal pain from time to time. As a parent, it can be hard to decide if your child's abdominal pain is normal or the sign of something more serious. Here's how to know.

Timothy Slama DO By Timothy Slama July 16, 2021
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Schedule your child's back-to-school physical before fall

School will be starting again soon. Learn why it's a good idea to schedule a back-to-school physical now to ensure your child's physical and mental health.

Jane Byrd, M.D. By Jane Byrd July 14, 2021
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Tips for drinking more water

You may be surprised to find out you’re not drinking enough water. Find out why it’s important to stay hydrated, and get tips for upping your water game.

Liana Reiland DNP By Liana Reiland July 12, 2021
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Men's health: Checkups, screenings key beyond COVID-19 pandemic

Men aren't as likely as women to get preventive screenings and checkups with their health care provider. Delaying or avoiding these could lead to a treatable situation turning deadly.

Benson_Scott By Scott Benson July 6, 2021
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Boating this summer? Make safety your top priority

Boating can create lifelong memories. Regardless of the type of boat you’re on, remember these basic safety rules for a day on the water.

Jason WrayRaabolle MD By Jason Wray-Raabolle June 30, 2021
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Preparing for your first pelvic exam

A pelvic exam is a regular part of a female wellness visit and a normal part of taking care of your body. Learn what to expect and how to prepare for this simple screen for cervical cancer and HPV.

Bridget Glomsk, M.D. By Bridget Glomski June 22, 2021
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Children and screen time: How much is too much?

Experts recommend limiting children's screen time. Consider the effects of too much screen time, and discover how to reduce it using these simple steps.

Jill Christensen NP By Jill Christensen May 28, 2021
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5 tips to manage ADHD in children

ADHD affects millions of children. Learn about the subtypes, treatment and 5 behavioral strategies to help your child be successful.

Amanda Logan CNP By Amanda Logan May 27, 2021
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5 ways slimming screen time is good for your health

How much time do you and your family members spend on a screen? Are you missing out on something else important to you? Learn about the many benefits of cutting down on screen time.

Mysoon Ayuob MD By Mysoon Ayuob May 21, 2021
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4 reasons young women need a primary care provider

If you're a young woman, you probably only need to visit a medical clinic once or twice a year. So why is it so important to develop a relationship with a primary care provider now? Here's 4 good reasons.

Stephanie Held PAC By Stephanie Held May 19, 2021
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Easing the fear of nightmares

Nightmares can be scary. What can you do the next time your child awakens in the middle of the night with a nightmare? Be patient, calm and reassuring using these tips.

Hariprasath Mahaswaran, M.D. By Hariprasath Mahaswaran May 5, 2021