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Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's also a leading cause of disability. But when treated soon after symptoms start, the effects of stroke often can be lessened or reversed. Prompt treatment is crucial because early [...]
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While 95% of Americans are in favor of being a donor, only 58% are registered. Being an organ donor can be a lifesaver. During Donate Life Month, Mayo Clinic has set a goal to sign up 600 new organ donors. One donor can impact up to 85 lives and [...]
The new online Mayo Clinic Patient and Visitor Guide provides a single place for learning about seeking care at Mayo Clinic. It is an excellent resource for anyone considering Mayo Clinic for care. Find information on requesting appointments, planning for your trip, why to choose Mayo Clinic, insurance, billing, and financial [...]
Colorectal cancer is among the most preventable of cancers. Removing precancerous polyps stops them from ever becoming malignant. And yet in the U.S. more than 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer each year. Help raise awareness for colorectal cancer screening.
The goal is to have at least 80% [...]