Bad Breath: What Causes It and What to Do About ItIn The Know

Bad Breath: What Causes It and What to Do About It

Almost everyone experiences bad breath once in a while. But for some people, bad breath is a daily problem, and…

How Sweet (Potato) It Is!Nutrition

How Sweet (Potato) It Is!

A sweet potato by any other name is still a rich source of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, most notably, beta…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Prevent Kidney Stones with Simple Dietary ChangesIn The Know

Ask the Harvard Experts: Prevent Kidney Stones with Simple Dietary Changes

Q: I recently passed a kidney stone. I never want to go through that pain again! What’s the best diet…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Congenital Heart Defect Can Affect Health of Mother and BabyCardiology

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Congenital Heart Defect Can Affect Health of Mother and Baby

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband and I are hoping to start a family soon, but I have a congenital heart…

Pear Nutrition: 5 Ways this Fruit Can Boost Your HealthNutrition

Pear Nutrition: 5 Ways this Fruit Can Boost Your Health

If you only think about pears during the holidays when a bunch of them arrive in the mail in a…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Do I Need an Antiviral Drug to Treat Flu?Immunology

Ask the Harvard Experts: Do I Need an Antiviral Drug to Treat Flu?

Q: If I get flu-like symptoms, how do I know if it’s really influenza or something else? If it really…

The Pros and Cons of Recreational Marijuana in Illinois: A Health PerspectiveAlternative Medicine

The Pros and Cons of Recreational Marijuana in Illinois: A Health Perspective

With recreational marijuana legal in Illinois as of January 1, people have been lining up — in some instances, down…

Surprisingly Healthful Wintertime TreatsNutrition

Surprisingly Healthful Wintertime Treats

It turns out that some seemingly decadent wintertime foods are, in fact, quite good for you. Here are a handful…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Identifying Severity of Separated Shoulder Is Key to Effective TreatmentOrthopedics

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Identifying Severity of Separated Shoulder Is Key to Effective Treatment

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A few weeks ago, I was snowboarding and dislodged my collarbone. I was told I have anywhere…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Fainting Spell Should Be Evaluated by Healthcare ProviderCardiology

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Fainting Spell Should Be Evaluated by Healthcare Provider

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I had a fainting spell the other day, which had never happened to me before in my…