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Mar 30th

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Influenza and Sepsis: Mayo expert describes warning signs of severe sepsis, septic shock

Influenza and Sepsis: Mayo expert describes warning signs of severe sepsis, septic shockSepsis can be a dangerous complication of almost any type of infection, including influenza, pneumonia and food poisoning; urinary tract infections; bloodstream infections from wounds; and abdominal infections. Steve Peters, M.D., a pulmonary and critical care physician at Mayo Clinic and senior author of a recent sepsis overview in the medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, explains sepsis symptoms and risk factors, the difference between severe sepsis and septic shock, and how sepsis is typically treated:
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"Why Vegan Is the New Black: More Than 100 Delicious Meat and Dairy-Free Meal Ideas Your Whole Family Will Love"

"An estimated 82% of black women and 69% of black men are considered overweight or obese, with 45% and 40%, respectively, suffering from hypertension. Heart disease is the #1 killer of African-Americans, with cancer, stroke and diabetes also among the top five reasons for early death.
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Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, we've got the Mayo ... Clinic Sports Medicine Center

Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, we've got the Mayo ... Clinic Sports Medicine CenterThe Mayo Clinic, Rochester's world-renowned medical center has brought its "Mayo Model of Care" for patients in sports medicine to the Twin Cities.
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INSIGHT-2-HEALTH FITNESS CHALLENGE: Making fitness a new year's resolution

INSIGHT-2-HEALTH FITNESS CHALLENGE: Making fitness a new year's resolutionI'm taking the Insight 2 Health Fitness Challenge's (I2HC).

It begins Saturday Jan. 17 and guides participants through steps towards lifestyle changes that are sustainable and will enhance your quality of life.
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Is there more to see in your family tree?

Is there more to see in your family tree?Find out if glaucoma runs in your family.

It may be easy to see that beauty is deeply rooted in your family tree. But some things that are passed down from generation to generation are not as easily seen—like glaucoma, an eye disease that runs in families and often has no warning signs.
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Deaths climb above 7,300

Deaths climb above 7,300Ebola may have fallen off America's radar, but the virus continues to devastate communities in three affected West African countries.
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Is it a cold or the flu?

Is it a cold or the flu?As we approach the height of flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the 2014-2015 season may be severe - as many strains of the influenza virus being seen are not covered by this year's vaccine.
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