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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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Heartburn and other symptoms of GERD - gastroesophageal reflux disease - can seem similar to those of a heart attack, and it can be difficult to tell the difference. Here's what you need to know about when to seek medical care.

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Since the first of the year, nearly two dozen people from six states–California, Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania – were reported to have been infected with measles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). http://mayocl.in/2lfBAV0

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The Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup is back for its third installment, focusing on heart health and what Americans are doing well – and what they need to improve on. Find out more at healthcheckup.mayoclinic.org. 

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Are you shoveling safely? Learn how to minimize your risks.

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Give your diet a healthy boost with these 10 health foods.

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Not getting enough shut-eye can affect your immune system, increasing your risk of getting a cold or other viral illness. Long-term lack of sleep also increases your risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart and blood vessel disease. Learn how lack of sleep can make you sick.

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Some are turning to acupuncture to heal the hurt from grief. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical practice that has been around for thousands of years. Mayo Clinic Acupuncturist Alexander Do says the technique incorporates a holistic view of the body.

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Autonomic neuropathy occurs when the nerves that control involuntary bodily functions are damaged, and it can be a rare side effect of certain chemotherapy drugs. Learn more from neurologist Dr. Sarah Berini.

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If you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, now's the time. Influenza has been spreading in the U.S., and deaths from the infection are at epidemic levels. Find out who's most at risk and why vaccination is so important.

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Waiting on a heart transplant? You may be eligible for a ventricular assist device or a total artificial heart to aid circulation while you wait, or as a treatment instead of a heart transplant. Learn more. http://mayocl.in/2lW5cEm
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