| Oct 2, 2009
Mononucleosis, the curse of high school and college students, doesn't have to bring social and academic lives to a screeching halt, researchers say. Instead, the disease can be treated to shorten the duration of the illness and reduce the chance of...
| Jun 8, 2009
| 12:44 PM
Mr. Fix-it answers listeners' questions about home improvement.
Lou Manfredini is host of the widely popular "Mr. Fix It" call-in show heard Saturday mornings, 6-9 a.m. on WGN Radio 720 AM throughout the Chicagoland market. Since 1995, Lou has...
| Apr 27, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How do you treat chronic postherpetic neuralgia?
ANSWER: Postherpetic neuralgia is a painful condition that affects the nerve fibers and skin. It can be difficult to treat. Effective therapy often requires a combination of several...
| May 10, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had three bouts of shingles that have caused me pain. How do I prevent additional attacks?
ANSWER: Recurrent bouts of shingles are often associated with immune system problems that occur with aging or as a result of a medical...
| Feb 26, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I had chickenpox as a child, and about seven years ago I had shingles. I will be 80 years old soon and am wondering whether or not I should still get the vaccine to prevent shingles. What are the risks of getting the vaccine? Can I get...
| Dec 26, 2003
It was at best a make-work mission.
The 80 experiments on the agenda for Columbia's 28th flight had no urgency. Many were high school student projects.
In truth, it was a mission meant to maintain momentum. After 13 delays in two years, shuttle planners...