Consumer Health: Which thermometer do you need?

Thermometers: Understand the options  Are you ready for cold and flu season? A thermometer may come in handy, but choosing one that meets your family’s needs can be confusing. Before you buy, understand the different types of thermometers and which might be best for you. *** Also in today’s tips … CPAP: Tips for avoiding 10 […]

Living With Cancer: Whipple procedure for pancreatic cancer

Whipple procedure: An overview  A Whipple procedure, also known as a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is a complex operation to remove the head of the pancreas, the first part of the small intestine, the gallbladder and the bile duct. It is the most common surgery to treat pancreatic cancer that’s confined to the head of the pancreas. Find […]

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Spotting after menopause

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 52 and had recently gone 10 months without a period, so I had assumed I was postmenopausal. But, over the past few months, I’ve had light spotting. Does this mean I’m not past menopause? Do I need to see my health care provider about this? ANSWER: It’s possible that you […]

Find more holiday joy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In his classic Christmas song, Andy Williams calls this “the most wonderful time of the year.” But, do you agree? Or do you feel overwhelmed by a calendar that’s overbooked with shopping, parties and other holiday commitments? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amit Sood offers two tips to make the holiday season […]

Consejos de salud: Prevención del cáncer de mama

La prevención del cáncer de mama comienza con hábitos saludables, tales como limitar el consumo de alcohol y mantenerse físicamente activa. Comprende qué puedes hacer para reducir el riesgo de padecer cáncer de mama. Escrito por personal de Mayo Clinic Si te preocupa el cáncer de mama, quizá te preguntes si hay alguna medida que […]

Science Saturday: What’s a nomogram and other medical research questions

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery focuses on the science of best practice. Best practice in health care, that is. Across the center, researchers work together with the medical practice to find ways to improve health, and the ways people (patients, caregivers, providers) experience health care. […]
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