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Mayo Clinic is an integrated clinical practice, education and research institution specializing in treating patients.
Mayo Clinic is an integrated clinical practice, education and research institution specializing in treating patients.

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If you missed last week's show, the 7/22 #MayoClinicRadio podcast is now available. We find out what it's like to be a paramedic from a woman who is on the job: http://mayocl.in/2v0POzd

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Do you have trouble with insomnia? Melatonin may be your answer. Melatonin is a natural hormone produced by your brain's pineal glad and connected to the wake/sleep cycle. Melatonin supplements may help people whose melatonin levels are low. Learn more from Dr. Brent Bauer. 

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A lifestyle that’s good for your general health offers some protection against dementia as well. “If you take care of your heart, it may take care of your brain, too,” says Dr. David Knopman, professor of neurology at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

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Just before and during your period, progesterone and estrogen levels decrease. In some women, these hormone changes may worsen asthma. Learn more from Dr. James Li, a Mayo Clinic allergist and immunologist.

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Whole grains have been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other health problems. See how to make whole grains a part of your healthy diet.

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Nightly feeding tubes, carrying an oxygen tank and expending 5000 calories a day just to breathe. Cystic fibrosis dominated Logan McCaskill’s young life. That all changed when the high schooler came to Mayo Clinic to be evaluated for a double lung transplant. http://mayocl.in/2tGnbSF


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Dehydration and youth sports are a dangerous mix. Make sure your child plays safely.

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Fevers by themselves may not be a cause for alarm — or a reason to call a doctor. Yet there are some circumstances when you should seek medical advice for your baby, your child or yourself. Here's what you need to know.

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A lightning strike can unleash a host of problems in your body. Just ask David Claypool, M.D., an emergency medicine physician at Mayo Clinic. Or better yet, get the scoop from someone who knows about those problems firsthand. http://mayocl.in/2u9MOil


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The values of compassion and forgiveness, higher meaning and selflessness, patience and contentment, are timeless and powerful. They provide strength to anyone who lives to protect them. These values can’t be destroyed.
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