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Cal Thomas: Robin Williams - comedy and tragedy

...He suffered from clinical depression. An estimated 19 million Americans suffer from depression, according to the Mayo Clinic website. He may have tried to conquer it in the '70s and '80s by self-medicating with cocaine, but the drug...
Former quarry provides ice-climbing thrills

...Explaining the safety of the sport can be a tough sell.As novice ice climber Sarah Brown, a physician's assistant at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pointed out, stab an artery with a crampon and you could bleed to death in short order. (That's...
The Bookworm Sez: 'Train' your mind to deal with stress

...overwhelmed. But when you read "The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living...When an institution like the Mayo Clinic attaches its name to a book, you...joyful cover. But first, "The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living...
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What others say: No level of Obamacare can cure sedentary U.S.

...the state's population - has diabetes, strongly linked to being sedentary and overweight.A new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests an answer as to why, and it has little to do with Washington, D.C., policy or medical insurance...

...James said it would be difficult for him to hold down a job because he suffers from Meniere's disease, which the Mayo Clinic describes as an inner ear disorder that causes episodes of vertigo.James said that he doesn't want to be a burden...
Big spenders at work again

...duplicate of it except the one here was some larger. The same facilities at Osage, Iowa, about 65 miles from the Mayo Clinic and hospitals, and Soldotna, about 65 air miles to great hospitals in Anchorage. Driving around Soldotna, with all...
Hospital's growth spurt continues: CPH adds more staff, services

...started in mid-November and doesn't intend to leave. Hailing from Kansas, Evans did his anesthesia residency at the Mayo Clinic and received his medical degree from the University of Kansas. "My wife and I are both from smaller towns, so to...
The right gear, techniques to help sidestep injuries

...pull muscles if you're limber. Good shoes are also key to avoiding many activity-related injuries, according to Mayo Clinic-trained orthopedic surgeon Paul R. Lipscomb Jr., M.D. "It all starts with getting your foot and ankle in alignment...
Jelly belly not necessarily merry

...face and sometimes a red bulbous nose, isn't caused by drinking, but alcohol can make it worse, according to the Mayo Clinic. If Santa has been diagnosed with rosacea, he should take precautions such as wearing a scarf or ski mask when driving...

...take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.Their effort comes despite opposition from Mayo Clinic, which holds the records, and skepticism from experts that the records alone would prove anything.Rep. Phyllis...


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