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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • Murder trial opens in Florida shooting over loud music

    Murder trial opens in Florida shooting over loud music
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb 3 (Reuters) - A Florida murder trial, stemming from an argument over loud music at a gas station that ended in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, opens on Monday, reviving a debate over the state's gun control and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Flesh-eating bacteria surface as Florida's latest deadly fright

    Flesh-eating bacteria surface as Florida's latest deadly fright
    A flesh-eating bacterium that thrives in warm coastal waters has kept a low-profile for years in Florida, a state better known for shark bites, alligator attacks and python plagues. But Vibrio vulnificus has been grabbing headlines recently after the...
  • Surgery can usually treat urinary incontinence, but less invasive options are available

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have had trouble with urinary incontinence since having my fourth child at 41. It seemed manageable until about 6 months ago, when I started to notice it happening more frequently. At what point should I consider surgery?...
  • Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida

    Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida
    Thomas Holley, defensive tackle from Lincoln High in Brooklyn, N.Y. , has apparently flipped his commitment from Penn State to the University of Florida. Mike Farrell, national analyst for Rivals.com, is reporting that Holley has made the decision. It...
  • Greg Schwem: The sad, pathetic personality of a computer hacker

    My 79-year-old father looked at me through tears of frustration as we sat side by side, staring at his PC. In just 24 hours, he had been shunned by dozens of people who, up until now, he thought were his friends. "They want me to delete their contact...
  • Florida high school to remove name of early KKK leader

    A Florida high school that was named in the 1950s after a 19th century white supremacist and now has a majority black student enrollment will soon have a new name for its 21st century community. Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville will...
  • 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...