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May 2, 2016 · With help from Mayo Clinic, this rodeo champ was back in the saddle in no time

For 18-year-old national rodeo champion Raley Mae, having a normal life after a brain tumor seemed impossible.

But with the help of her dedicated team of Mayo Clinic, Raley Mae learned how to walk again, how to dress herself again and, most importantly, how to get back in the saddle.

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Apr 22, 2016 · 10 Things Cancer Experts Do To Avoid Getting The Disease

For these 10 cancer specialists to lower their chances of getting the disease – they practice what they preach. Axel Grothey, MD, oncologist at Mayo Clinic, says a colonoscopy is the gold standard for detecting colon cancer. He even literally adds some flavor to the exam prep. “When I have to drink the liquid provided to speed things up down there, I mix it with lemon-lime Kool-Aid. It makes it taste so much better (don’t use anything that’s a stronger color, since it can stain your colon),” said Grothey.

Apr 21, 2016 · Nobody’s perfect, so give yourself a break!

Nobody’s perfect, so give yourself a break! Negative thoughts feed pessimism and create major stress.

If you’re putting yourself down, think of something you’re good at – we know you have tons to choose from!

There really is power is positive thinking!

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Apr 11, 2016 · Millions With Leg Pain Have Peripheral Artery Disease

The motto, “No pain, no gain” is actually true for more than 8 million older Americans with peripheral artery disease (PAD). While walking is a source of pain for people with PAD, a condition caused by diseased or blocked arteries in the legs, it may be the best treatment according to Mayo Clinic. The best medicine might be doing 20-30 minute spurts of walking until it hurts, resting, and then walking.

Apr 6, 2016 · New Advances in the Understanding & Treatment of Migraines

It’s no secret that migraines can be brutal, often even debilitating, but Dr. David Dodick of the Mayo Clinic migraine program says that there may be light at the end of the tunnel! In fact, there are new drugs being tested right now that only need to be taken once every 1 to 3 months – much easier than taking pills every hour. Until that happens subscribe to our e-newsletter for the best new ways to manage pain.

Apr 4, 2016 · Six Reasons You Should Schedule A Massage Today

Do you think massages are only for special occasions? Well, you shouldn’t. According to Mayo Clinic, massages can be an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Oh, and they only list five reasons in the article, but our #6 would be “Because they just feel so good!”

Apr 1, 2016 · National Walk to Work Day

Lace up your sneakers because today is National Walk to Work Day! Walking just 30-60 minutes a day greatly reduces your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes How will you get in your steps?

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Mar 28, 2016 · 3 simple ways to keep your bones healthy and strong

Did you know your bones are constantly being broken down and replaced? But osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses like bending over or coughing can cause a fracture.

Luckily, it only takes a few simple steps to keep your bones healthy and strong! For more tips on preventing and treating osteoporosis sign up for our FREE e-newsletter.

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