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  • For successful treatment of chronic runny nose, first identify underlying cause

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm an 85-year-old man who's had a postnasal drip problem since childhood. Years ago, after many tests, I was diagnosed with nonallergic rhinitis. I've tried pills and sprays to help the symptoms, but nothing works very well. I feel as...
  • Treatment of gallstones with "cleanse" not shown to be effective

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with gallstones. I read about a gallbladder "cleanse" that may get rid of gallstones. Is this safe? If it doesn't work, what are the treatment options? I would like to avoid surgery if possible. ANSWER: A variety...
  • Ongoing care may help grandson return to more active lifestyle following concussion

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandson played rugby in college. He suffered a concussion and now has trouble with many mental functions, including maintaining thoughts. His peripheral vision has been affected and noise prevents him from working. What could help...
  • New GERD treatment may be option for those unable to control symptoms with daily antacid

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I saw a story on the news about magnets being used to treat patients with GERD. Is this treatment safe? How does it work? I've taken prescription drugs for GERD for years and would love to not need medication anymore. ANSWER: The...
  • Once infection is eliminated, likelihood of additional ulcer caused by H. pylori very low

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently became extremely ill from what turned out to be a peptic ulcer caused by H. pylori. Until that time, I had no symptoms of acid reflux or pain. What causes peptic ulcers? What are the chances I will have a recurrence? ANSWER:...
  • Baseline risk assessment gives patients better understanding of skin cancer risk

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My physician recommended that I be screened by a dermatologist for a baseline risk assessment. What is this, and is it necessary? I use sunscreen regularly and have skin that normally does not burn. Am I still at risk for skin cancer?...
  • Pay close attention to symptoms to determine if cause is sinus infection or allergies

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have long suffered from allergies. But there have been times when I haven't been sure if my symptoms are really from my allergies or may be caused by a sinus infection instead. How can I tell the difference? ANSWER: Allergies and...
  • So Fla lawmaker looks to be next Democratic House leader

    TALLAHASSEE -- State Rep. Mark Pafford, D-West Palm Beach, wants to be the next Democratic leader in the Florida House. Pafford filed paperwork with the House clerk's office announcing his intentions to seek the leadership position that will be voted on...
  • Talking with Tedeschi: Jam band's singer talks talent, new album, before Allentown show

     
    Blues artist Susan Tedeschi has some strong opinions when it comes to music. For one, she thinks her husband, Derek Trucks, who plays guitar in their Tedeschi Trucks Band and in The Allman Brothers, is in a class by himself.......
  • Marchers in Sanford demanding Angela Corey's resignation after George Zimmerman verdict

    Marchers in Sanford demanding Angela Corey's resignation after George Zimmerman verdict
    SANFORD — After a six-day march from Jacksonville, roughly 50 protesters spent Saturday in Sanford, calling attention to what they say is an unjust verdict in the George Zimmerman trial and a racially based criminal-justice system. The diverse...
  • Head of Florida's sex predator program resigns

    Head of Florida's sex predator program resigns
    The state administrator in charge of identifying sex predators who are too dangerous for society resigned Thursday, a day after the Sun Sentinel raised questions about his views and record. Under Dan Montaldi's leadership, the number of potential...
  • WPT schedule stops at Seminole Hard Rock

    WPT schedule stops at Seminole Hard Rock
     The World Poker Tour has released the dates for the rest of this season, and they include the annual televised stop at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood and three non-televised visits to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.   The Seminole...