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Would you believe one in a hundred Emergency Room visits is because of a dog or cat bite? Wounds and cuts to the skin in general are among the top reasons people head to the hospital. Here's Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic News Network.
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"Horrible Bosses" actor PJ Byrne shows his former college classmate Judy Greer some tips from planting tomatoes in an urban garden.
Take a baby aspirin a day to reduce your risk of heart attack. Many of us have heard that. But here's some information from Mayo Clinic you might not have heard. It has to do with the coating on aspirin that helps reduce stomach upset.
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Oils are stocked with calories, but how can you cook without them? Julieanna Hever, author of the �The Complete Idiot�s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition� (http://www.plantbaseddietitian.com), has the answer.
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Up to 10 percent of the population knows the aggravation; the achy wrist, the weakened grip, the numb and tingly fingers. Carpal Tunnel syndrome. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says it's a leading cause of missed time on the job. But, as we learn from Dennis Douda with the Mayo Clinic News Network, the pain doesn't have to be permanent.
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"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" trainers and life coaches Chris and Heidi Powell educate host Judy Greer on the importance of staying hydrated.
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Imagine what it would be like to give birth to healthy twin baby girls, only to find out that both of them were born with a potentially fatal disease. That happened to the family you're about to meet. Both girls needed a bone marrow transplant to hopefully cure a serious blood disorder. Vivien Williams has their story of survival.
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Host Judy Greer�s heath coach, Carey Peters, shares three easy tips for losing weight, beginning with getting your thyroid checked.
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For his entire life, radio host James Rabe has known that one day he'd need a new kidney. A disease called Alport Syndrome slowly caused his kidneys to fail. As his condition advanced, the search for a new organ began. His big sister stepped up and gave part of herself so her little brother could live.
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Lea Maloney, co-owner of D'Amore's Pizza in Los Angeles, discusses with host Judy Greer the dangers of flavor enhancer monosodium glutamate , also known as MSG.
Intro: Organ transplantation has come a long way in recent years. For example, kidney transplants are very successful operations. But unless a patient gets an organ from an identical twin, he's stuck taking medication to suppress his immune system so the body doesn't reject it. Doctors at Mayo Clinic want to change that. They're researching ways to grow organs from a patient's own stem cells. It's called regenerative medicine, and it offers hope for a solution to organ rejection.
Joint replacements have been around for a long time. Most people with conditions such as osteoarthritis can expect good results if they have one. But what about those who have complicated cases or unusual deformities that a standard replacement can't fix? In the past that's meant few options. Now, doctors at Mayo Clinic are using 3D printers to enable customized joint replacement surgeries. Many patients, who were out of luck, can now have a successful surgery and better quality of life.
MEET A PRO-HOCKEY PLAYER, NOW COACH, WHO IS BACK ON THE ICE AFTER A COMMON HEART PROBLEM SENT HIM FROM THE LOCKER ROOM TO THE OPERATING ROOM
Host Judy Greer talks fitness trackers with Greg Figueroa of Walgreens, who have their own FitBit device.
Significant visual impairment adds an extra challenge to daily tasks for more than 4-million Americans. In some cases, technology can bridge the gap. Dennis Douda shows us a great example at Mayo Clinic, where they got some help from a guy who's an expert in more ways than one.
Julieanna Hever, author of the "The Complete Idiot s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition" (http://www.plantbaseddietitian.com), shows host Judy Greer how to make her own cleaning supplies.
Robots are beginning to make heart-bypass surgery more bearable. Gone are the days of big scars and long recoveries.
A teenager never expects to hear he or she has cancer, especially if it's a type of cancer adults usually get. However, the teen you're about to meet has a gene that greatly increases her risk of getting colon cancer and, as a matter of fact, she's already faced that battle. Vivien Williams shares this family's journey of living with Lynch Syndrome.
Host Judy Greer welcomes celebrity personal chef chef Gaby Dalkin, who shares some of the secrets of her trade, beginning with a complete panty overhaul.
Sleuthing. Looking for clues. That's what doctors do when they search for signs of colon cancer. One of their main tools is the endoscope. They use it to look at the colon for signs of disease. The technology can detect cancer early when it's still curable. Now, doctors at Mayo Clinic are modifying the test to hopefully make it more effective for high risk patients.