Humidifiers can ease problems caused by dry air. But they need regular maintenance. Here are tips to ensure your humidifier doesn't become a household health hazard: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
This cream of chicken and wild rice chowder is hearty enough for a meal. Download the Mayo Clinic App to get recipes and other healthy-living insights delivered to your mobile device.
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Why are you getting screened for cervical cancer, and can you do anything to prevent it? Find out on the Hometown Health Blog: [ Mayocl.in Link ] #hthblog
The common cold is a viral infection of your nose and throat, and while it's usually harmless, it might not feel that way. Here are some self-care and prevention tips that may work for you: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
Are you struggling to drink enough water daily? Use these strategies to help improve water intake: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
Getting at least seven hours of quality rest each night is essential for optimal health. Sleep provides the foundation for all of your daily habits and decisions: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
News about closings and changed hours are rolling in. Please check this webpage for all of the information about weather-related hours and closings across the health system: [ Mayoclinichealthsystem.org Link ]
Over half of dancers will suffer leg, ankle, foot or back injuries - but the right steps can help you stay healthy. [ Mayocl.in Link ]
Brace for it. When to use an ankle brace: [ Mayocl.in Link ] #hthblog
Upper body stretches can help prevent stiffness. Try these stretches at work: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
Influenza in the U.S. is approaching peak levels and will likely be hitting epidemic levels soon. It's not too late to get your influenza vaccine: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
Hospice volunteer knitting group makes twiddle muffs for dementia patients: [ Mayocl.in Link ] #hthblog
Serve this flavorful banana topping on pancakes or waffles, or pair with your favorite low-fat yogurt. Download the Mayo Clinic App to get recipes and other healthy-living insights delivered to your mobile device.
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Research supports the idea that people with a cancer diagnosis should be active throughout all stages of survivorship, and some doctors are even prescribing exercise as a strategy to improve quality of life and long-term outcomes. Here's how to get started: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
Processed foods have been blamed for the national rise in obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. But what exactly is a processed food, and is it really all that bad for you? [ Mayocl.in Link ] #hthblog
How often should your kids bathe? A Mayo Clinic dermatologist explains how often kids at different ages should be in the tub or shower: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
As the snow is coming down, news about closings and changed hours are rolling in. Please check this webpage for all of the information about weather-related hours and closings across the health system: [ Mayoclinichealthsystem.org Link ]
What are the benefits of a high fiber diet? Read about how much fiber you should include in your diet: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
There’s been a major shift in strategy for preventing potentially deadly peanut allergies. The new recommendations for offering very specific instructions for safely introducing peanut exposure, depending on a child’s degree of allergy risk: [ Mayocl.in Link ]
Do you have an advanced care directive? Read what a hospice nurse learned about "talking turkey" on the Hometown Health Blog: [ Mayocl.in Link ] #hthblog