Health in Rochester, MN

A crowd will gather Friday night to remember a former Mayo Clinic doctor and sculptor who left a lasting legacy along Rochester's bike trails.

This NIH study showed that the added sugar, salt, fat, and calories may not be the only things to worry about.

Find out how to prevent the top women's health risks, including heart disease, stroke and cancer.

On a sunny day, you want to see the kids outside and active. Here's how to keep them protected from skin cancer at the same time. Get more healthy living tip...

If you build more activity into your day, you might be able to skip the workout

There is no such thing as a safe opioid. That's the message of a new study released this week. American researchers found that tramadol, an increasingly prescribed post-surgery painkiller that was thought to be less addictive than other opioids, is actually every bit as dangerous.

You say you agree, but your actions say otherwiseWhen given a task they don't really want to do, a passive-aggressive person might appear to agree (sometimes even enthusiastically), but they won't fully comply with the request, Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, MD, explains to Mayo Clinic. Instead, he or she might express anger or resentment by failing to follow through or missing deadlines.You're angry but never say soSaying…

Three different drugs report lower relapse rates in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

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Experts say too much recreational screen time can lead to irregular sleep, behavioral problems and obesity. Recreational screen time includes activities like watching TV, gaming and browsing social media.
It’s something Lindsay Olson said is a huge parenting concern.

A nipple sparing mastectomy, which spares breast skin and nipples, is safe for many women and does not increase odds of cancer recurrence.

“Whatever your take is from CABANA, it is likely to be applicable to the patients we see in everyday practice,” one researcher says.

With 10,000 of Mayo's patients now sequenced for 77 genes, a subset of this information is being used to inform care while the bulk of the data is spurring research projects.

4/25/2019 by Dr. Jessica Davis
No one knows your child as well as you do. Your child's provider and care team rely on your observations of your child, as well as those from family and anyone who cares for your child. While every child develops at their own rate — some leap ahead, some make slow-but-sure progress — there are general milestones your child should reach around certain ages
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) offers checklists for following your child's…

The World Health Organization issued recommendations on screen time for the first time.

As if you needed any more proof that fruits, vegetables and whole grains are good for you, a new study finds they may cut your chances of heart failure by 41%.

Generally, most Americans — around 95 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — approve of the practice. But across the board, 69 percent of Minnesotans