Imperial Valley News
Phoenix, Arizona - The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees recognized three retiring members, elected new members and re-elected members at its board meeting today.
Scottsdale, Arizona - "Eat well to maximize your body's fuel for everyday tasks." This is a key behavior for a healthy lifestyle.
Rochester, Minnesota - Cardiac rehabilitation is extremely beneficial for people with a variety of heart disorders. It involves a combination of medically supervised exercise, education and risk factor management.
Rochester, Minnesota - It was just supposed to be wrist surgery. But when Ron Hall, an 80-year-old retired structural steel worker from Blue Earth, Minnesota, was preparing for his procedure, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports, doctors noticed something else. They discovered that the major artery that carries blood through his stomach was "in high danger of rupturing." When given this news, Ron and his wife, Val, considered their options. And then, Val says her "brain clicked on that we were near the Mayo Clinic."
Rochester, Minnesota - Hives (urticaria) are raised, red or white itchy welts on your skin. A sudden onset of hives (acute hives) usually has an identifiable cause or trigger - such as insect stings or bites, medications, certain foods, allergens, or infections. Acute hives go away within a few weeks and are usually effectively treated with antihistamines.
Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry spoke by phone today with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to discuss the progress made by two UN task forces meeting in Geneva this week.