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  • The Mayo Clinic: Irritable bowel syndrome often chronic, but treatments can ease symptoms

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past year or so, I have felt like I'm often either constipated or I have diarrhea, with only a few "normal" days here and there. I have a friend with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who suggested I be tested for this. However, my symptoms are not as severe as hers. Would you suggest I see a doctor about my symptoms?
  • Mayo Clinic: Low sexual desire a complex and common issue for women

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is low sex drive in women a common part of aging? Is there anything that can actually increase sex drive? I've read that a new drug to help with low sexual desire in women may soon be available. How would that work? ANSWER: Low...

    The Mayo Clinic: Regular skin checks can help catch melanoma early

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When I was in my teens and 20s, I regularly used a tanning bed. I'm now 43 and very worried about melanoma, so I go to a dermatologist every year for a skin check. I have numerous moles, but the skin check only takes about five minutes....

    Mayo Clinic: Asbestos exposure most significant risk factor for mesothelioma

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes mesothelioma, and how is it different from lung cancer? Are there any treatments or ways to slow its progression? ANSWER: Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer, with about 3,000 new cases reported each year in the United...

    Mayo Clinic: Double vision can often be effectively treated

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have double vision in my right eye and can read with glasses, but distance is not very clear. What causes double vision? Is there a procedure to correct it? ANSWER: A number of conditions can lead to double vision. Treatment...