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  • Mayo Clinic: Severe tinnitus can interfere with hearing but doesn't cause hearing loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past several months I've had a high-pitched ringing in my ears. It comes and goes, but lately it seems to happen more frequently. My doctor said it is tinnitus and quite common, but I'm concerned and want to know what could have caused it. Could it be related to stress? Does it ever lead to hearing loss?
  • Health Q&A: Health assessment can put overweight child on healthier path

     DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At what age should I be concerned about my child's weight? My 6-year-old son is healthy and gets plenty of exercise, but I feel that he's quite large for his age. He does have a huge appetite and is always saying he's hungry, and I don'...

    All About Food: Adhering to these food myths? Stop.

     All About Food: Adhering to these food myths? Stop.
    I recently received my Mayo Clinic Health Letter and one of the main topics was dietary supplements. All that I have read lately seems to suggest that these supplements are fairly useless and cannot substitute for a well-balanced, healthy diet. Whole...

    All About Food: Mucus, margarine and other myths

    I have gotten some nice feedback on the article I wrote a few weeks ago called "Adhering to these food myths? Stop" (All About Food, May 22) and have decided to do a second installment. 1. Sugary foods make kids hyperactive. This has been debunked...

    In the Pipeline: Strength is a must to fight rare disease

    In the Pipeline: Strength is a must to fight rare disease
    Cherise Sheffner is 16 and until last year attended Huntington Beach High School (and was part of the Academy of the Performing Arts program). But she’s been home this year, unable to attend school because of an obscure, debilitating disease...