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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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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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Ready to start your heart-healthy diet? Here are eight tips to get you started. http://mayocl.in/2lP1lgw

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Consider it one physician’s giant leap for mankind. The latest rocket launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, included a payload of several samples of stem cells from a research laboratory at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus that are headed to the International Space Station.

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The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic gives Andy a second chance at life. The extensive, life-changing surgery will improve his ability to chew, swallow, speak, breathe and smell.

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It doesn't matter which relaxation technique you choose. What matters is that you try to practice relaxation regularly to reap its benefits.

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A new relationship can be challenging for anyone. A cancer diagnosis adds physical and emotional changes to the situation. Here are some tips for cancer survivors on dating and new relationships.
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