Home Remedies: Managing heartburn

Yuma, Arizona - Heartburn is a burning sensation in your chest, just behind your breastbone. Technically called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn occurs when stomach contents back up into your esophagus. Sour taste and the sensation of food coming back into your mouth may accompany the sensation. 

Study finds less-aggressive chemotherapy after initial treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer to be more beneficial

Phoenix, Arizona - A Mayo Clinic study involving 5,540 patients with metastatic colorectal cancer finds that maintenance chemotherapy after initial treatment is more beneficial for patients whose disease is under control, compared with more aggressive treatment.

Cardiovascular Disease, Technology and Personalized Care Highlighted in ADA’s 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Arlington, Virginia - A strong recurring message of individualizing patient care is echoed throughout the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020  (Standards of Care) published today. Based upon the latest scientific diabetes research and clinical trials, the Standards of Care includes new and updated recommendations and guidelines for caring for people with diabetes.

Best foods to eat when you have a stomach bug

Yuma, Arizona - Viral gastroenteritis, also known as the stomach bug, is an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. It is often called the stomach flu, but it is not actually the flu, or influenza, which is a respiratory illness. Often this infection is developed though contact with an infected person, or by ingesting contaminated food or water.

What to do if your child has croup

Rochester, Minnesota - Croup is a viral illness that the whole family can get, but it typically occurs in younger children. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, explains what parents can do if their child develops croup.