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Headed for the OR? Mayo Clinic Expert Suggests 5 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before the Operation
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Mar. 10, 2014 - The news that you will need surgery can prompt many questions and a lot of anxiety.
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Kenya: U.S City to Buy Mangoes From Marakwet
THE US city of Rochester in Minnesota plans to partner with investors in Elgeyo Marakwet county, Deputy Governor Gabriel Lagat has said.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Good lord! I'm beating MS: How the Earl of Durham is fighting illness ...
The inexplicable and increasingly worrying symptoms had been plaguing me for more than a year when, in December 2007, aged 46, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Stem cell transplant shows 'landmark' promise for treatment of degenerative disc disease
Stem cell transplant was viable and effective in halting or reversing degenerative disc disease of the spine, a meta-analysis of animal studies showed, in a development expected to open up research in humans.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Stem Cell Transplant Shows "Landmark" Promise for Treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease: Mayo Clinic
March 7, 2014, Phoenix, AZ -- Stem cell transplant was viable and effective in halting or reversing degenerative disc disease of the spine, a meta-analysis of animal studies showed, in a development expected to open up research in humans.
Health News Digest
Fibromyalgia Patients May Be Grouped by Symptom and Severity Level
PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 -- Examining outcome data on fibromyalgia, researchers were able to fit fibromyalgia patients into 1 of 4 symptom domains, each distinguished by greater presence or severity of specific symptoms.
Cowboy Jack's aiming for Rochester
Minneapolis-based Cowboy Jack's is prepping to open in Rochester, Minn., the latest expansion for the bar-and-grill chain.
The Dysart Reporter
Loeb cancer benefit Mar. 29
Zach Loeb, who is a graduate of our very own Union High School, has had a few rough bumps in the road lately.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ultrasound guided pudendal nerve block: A cadaveric study
The spread of close to 80% of injectate to surrounding soft tissues following a nerve block to treat chronic pelvic pain suggests a need to reduce the quantity injected, according to a new study.
Manawatu Evening Standard
Fixing a broken heart
BRAVE BOY: Patrick Walsh, 6, pictured with mum Melanie, will travel to the United States in May for open heart surgery.
St. Cloud Times
Airport proposal baffles some in St. Cloud, Twin Cities
St. Cloud Regional Airport, fresh off landing a long-sought air link to Chicago, would plan future development in tandem with Minneapolis-St.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Communities, organizations show generosity during Food Share Month
By Anton Adamek March is the month of opportunity for area food shelves. It is the time of year when donations of food and money to a local food shelf can have a greater impact than usual.
Medical News Today
New approach to breast reconstruction surgery reduces opioid painkiller use, hospital stays
A new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients' bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average, a Mayo Clinic study found.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Ask a Trooper: Dodge Charger
Question: I know that numerous police agencies have Dodge Chargers. Do you know if the State Patrol uses one, too, or do they use something else for similar purposes? Answer: For us, it is a specialty vehicle and not our typical fleet/patrol vehicle.
Fillmore County Journal
Eldor Rahn, 92, died at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, Thursday, February 27, 2014, after a long rewarding life.
Rochester Police Looking for This Man
Do you know this man? The Rochester Police Department needs help finding him. The man is a suspect in a road rage incident and physical assault that occurred in downtown Rochester on February 5. Police say the incident began over a traffic dispute on 4th Street SW at approximately 3:40 pm, but quickly escalated into a verbal confrontation and ... (more)
The Chatfield News
Chatfield cell phone store relocates, takes new name
Main Street Wireless, formerly Magnum Wireless, has relocated to the former Stevens Ford building on Main Street.
Community News Corporation
The cast of "The Wedding Will Out" or "A Night in the Nutt House" performs July 27 - Aug 19 show.
Students Rally at Capitol for Anti-Bullying Legislation
Minnesota's current anti-bullying law is considered by some to be one of the weakest in the nation at only 37 words.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Mental Help Net
Dental Extraction Pre-Cardiac Surgery Can Be Risky
For patients with planned dental extraction before cardiac surgery, the risk of a major adverse outcome is 8 percent, including a 3 percent risk of death before surgery, according to a study published in the March issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery .