Rochester, Minnesota - High blood pressure is a common condition that raises your risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases. While you might think that high blood pressure is an adult disease, Mayo Clinic's Dr. Vandana Bhide says research shows the condition is becoming increasingly common in kids. And this has prompted new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Rochester, Minnesota - Emergency visits to the hospital go up significantly this time of year, and many of them can be avoided. Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, says some injuries are very specific and from activities people don't do regularly.

Rochester, Minnesota - Gangrene, which refers to tissue death caused by a severe shortage of blood supply or serious bacterial infection, occurs in lower extremities. It is more common in the toes than other parts of the body. Gangrene tends to happen more often among people with peripheral artery disease, a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Practicing mindfulness boosts your body's ability to heal and calms your mind. If you are living with cancer or any disease, you should try our mini-meditation ideas.

Yuma, Arizona - Poinsettia plants are less toxic than once believed.