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Can Being Overweight Help You Live Longer?
issues (such as diabetes or heart disease), those who are overweight seem to fare better. According to a study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, normal and underweight heart disease patients with a low percentage of body fat were more than four times
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The Bedtime Rituals of the Best-Rested
half of people who sleep with their pets admit that their furry friends disrupt their sleep , found a survey by the Mayo Clinic Sleep Disorders Center. By designating the room a pet-free zone, you'll all sleep more soundly. Next: The fastest
Game On: Pat Summitt on the Fight of Her Life
care physician, who suggested that I visit the famed Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for a thorough evaluation. But I decided to ..... should prepare to retire. Soon after, specialists at the Mayo Clinic confirmed the diagnosis. I left Mayo in a state of profound
What's Worse?: Expert Advice for Everyday Health Dilemmas
life-threatening, effects on blood pressure, heart rate and brain function , according to a 2010 review in the The Mayo Clinic Proceedings . Most energy drinks also contain special ingredients that are said to boost physical or cognitive performance
11 Simple Ways to Show Yourself Some Love
that meditation may increase gray matter in parts of the brain associated with both sense of self and empathy. The Mayo Clinic 's meditation app offers a five-minute program. If you can't... Rather than drag your weary bones through the
The Latest Science on Aging: Does a Cocktail a Day Keep the Doctor Away?
but lengthy jaunts appear to preserve gray matter volume in regions crucial for memory function. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic have discovered how to prevent certain aging issues in mice. Using genetic engineering and a special drug, they rid
Dr. Oz Reveals Why Pets Really Improve Your Health
excited about the mounting evidence that they can improve our physical well-being, too. (Former president of the Mayo Clinic staff, Edward Creagan, MD, is so convinced of the healing powers of pets, he has literally prescribed them for a
Weight Loss Advice You Haven't Heard Before
prescribed activity levels could explain the observed differences in fat deposition among their volunteers. Instead, the Mayo Clinic researchers concluded that the differences in fat deposition must have been due to what they called non-exercise activity
A Reason to Be Hopeful: 5 New Breast Cancer Breakthroughs
s a tremendous amount of work being done," says Deborah Rhodes, MD, a specialist in breast cancer risk at the Mayo Clinic . "With such a multifaceted approach, we're gradually winning the war." Here, some of the most inspiring discoveries
An Inconvenient Youth: Raising Children with Autism
went to all the best hospitals. Finally we went to the Mayo Clinic when he was 6. We were there 24 hours, and they said ..... went to all the best hospitals. Finally we went to the Mayo Clinic when he was 6. We were there 24 hours, and they said