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Side effects – or lack of side effects – after being vaccinated for COVID-19

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MayoClinic News Network - For some people, the second dose in a COVID-19 vaccination series is causing a stronger reaction and more side effects...

Expert Alert: Encephalitis prevention another reason to receive COVID-19 vaccine

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MayoClinic News Network - Mayo Clinic lights buildings for World Encephalitis Day ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Patients with COVID-19 are at risk for neurologic complications,...

Consumer Health: Menopause, hormone replacement therapy and heart health

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MayoClinic News Network - Long-term hormone replacement therapy used to be prescribed routinely for postmenopausal women to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms....

  • Long-term hormone replacement therapy used to be prescribed routinely for postmenopausal women to relieve hot flashes and other #menopause symptoms. Hormone replacement therapy also was thought to reduce the risk of heart disease. @WHMayoClinic https://t.co/VWuHTvHjZu

COVID-19 drugs: What are they and how do they work?

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MayoClinic News Network - Although there is only one approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19),...

  • The FDA has approved an antiviral drug called remdesivir (Veklury) to treat #COVID19 in adults and children who are age 12 and older. Researchers are studying other potential treatments for COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/xq7z1fuCvP

Screening mammograms and COVID-19 vaccine

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MayoClinic News Network - Reports of some patients developing swollen lymph nodes after a COVID-19 vaccination has raised questions about whether screening mammograms should be rescheduled due to...

  • Reports of some patients developing swollen lymph nodes after a COVID-19 vaccination has raised questions about mammogram screening. "If you've had a #COVID19 vaccination, it's still important to come in for your screening mammogram," says Dr. Robinson. https://t.co/pfEnHsy3Rs

Consumer Health: Diabetes and the ‘dawn phenomenon’

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MayoClinic News Network - Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. The underlying cause of diabetes...

  • Some people with #diabetes experience an abnormal early-morning increase in blood sugar, or glucose — usually between 2 and 8 a.m. This is called the "dawn phenomenon," or "dawn effect." Learn more from Dr. M. Regina Castro. https://t.co/D6Y6rD141Y @MayoClinicEndo

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Isolation, stress and the pandemic affecting those with eating disorders

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MayoClinic News Network - Eating disorders are complex medical issues, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for people who battle these disorders. For some, being...

  • #NationalEatingDisorderWeek. Eating disorders are complex medical issues, and the #COVID19 pandemic has created additional challenges. For some, being home with constant access to food is difficult. Learn more from @DrLeslieSim. https://t.co/GGuuXX46w4

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Complex heart surgery gives 6-year-old second chance at childhood

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MayoClinic News Network - Amy and Josh Porter were looking for the best pediatric heart surgery program to give their son the best chance...

Consumer Health: Preventing throat cancer

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MayoClinic News Network - February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn about what you can do to...

  • February is #NationalCancerPreventionMonth, which makes this a good time to learn about what you can do to reduce your risk of developing cancer. Learn more about #ThroatCancer, the 4 main lifestyle risk factors & what you can do to keep yourself healthy. https://t.co/4hdEnEpVSM

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Hidden gallbladder and bile duct cancers

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MayoClinic News Network - The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ that sits just beneath the liver, on the right side of the abdomen....