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  • Treatment for rib fracture limited, but first rule out other underlying injuries

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband, 71, slipped on the stairs and now has a painful area on his rib cage. He has fractured a rib before and says there's no way to treat it, so he has not gone to the doctor. Is it true that nothing can be done? Does he need to...
  • Self-care measures helpful, but may not be enough to resolve Achilles tendinitis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes Achilles tendinitis? Are there things I can do at home to help it heal more quickly? ANSWER: Although Achilles tendinitis is often associated with an increase in sports activity, any increase in stress on the tendon can...
  • The music world loses a great jazz champion -- Jean Bach

    "What people think of me is none of my business!" This has been attributed to Oscar Wilde, Mae West and Gary Oldman. So, who do you think said it? The music world lost a great champion over Memorial Day. She was Jean Bach, a beauty in her 90s who...
  • Are painkillers also killing your hearing?

    Frequent use may be a preventable contributor to hearing loss. When you think of risk factors for hearing loss, over-the-counter painkillers probably aren't among them. But a Harvard study published in a recent issue of the American Journal of...
  • Rethinking fiber and hydration can lead to better colon health

    They're the biggest contributors to improved digestion. If you struggle with bloating, diarrhea, and constipation, your diet may be partly to blame. Certain foods and medications can cause these digestion problems. Likewise, eating too few fibrous...
  • Could your joint pain be bursitis?

    The tip-off may be swelling near, but not in, the joints. Joint pain is a common complaint as we age, but the cause isn't always arthritis. Sometimes another condition can result in pain, stiffness, swelling, and tenderness around the joints. It's called...
  • Bad mix: Blood thinners and NSAIDs

    Take the lowest dose of NSAIDs and stop using them as soon as possible. Blood thinners are usually given to people at risk for developing blood clots from conditions such as abnormal heart rhythms. Use of these lifesaving medications requires caution...
  • Am I taking too much ibuprofen?

    Q: I've been taking a couple of over-the-counter ibuprofen tablets two or three times per day to ease pain and inflammation in my knees. Could it be harmful to do this for an extended period of time, say a year? A: Ibuprofen is one of the nonsteroidal...
  • In big-money obstacle races, mud and risk are par for the course

    In big-money obstacle races, mud and risk are par for the course
    With macho-sounding names like Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash and the Spartan Race, obstacle course races have turned mud, sweat and tears into a flood of revenue. Over the last year, obstacle races have surpassed marathons in popularity, with an...
  • Blending styles makes decor less boring

    Blending styles makes decor less boring
    Three days of packing. Nine hours of bonding with three movers. Two days of unpacking and furniture arranging (uhh, before you put that down, could we try the armoire upstairs?). Ten broken fingernails, two band-aids, 12 Advil and one icepack. And I'm...
  • Florida girl, 12, found dead after bullies said 'kill yourself'

    Florida girl, 12, found dead after bullies said 'kill yourself'
    The police found her at an abandoned cement plant at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. They were too late. There were a few different ledges at the plant from which 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, of Lakeland, Fla., could have jumped. One ledge reached up about 19...
  • Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano bids farewell

    Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.” In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4f years as head of one of the...