Understanding heart tests

Every year, World Heart Day is celebrated on Sept. 29 to increase awareness of cardiovascular diseases and how to control them. Having a healthy heart…

Add citrus colors, flavors to meals

Citrus fruits are not only juicy and refreshing, they’re extremely healthy. Lemons, oranges, limes, grapefruit, tangerines and pomelos are just a few of the juicy…

Benefits of sedation-free colonoscopy

Few people look forward to having a screening colonoscopy. Some people even put off having the procedure done because they hear horror stories that are…

How to exercise safely during the winter

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am an active 43-year-old female who enjoys exercising and staying in shape. I usually try to work out at least three days…

Who should be screened for lung cancer?

One of the challenges of treating lung cancer is that it’s often diagnosed at an advanced stage, but screening can help catch it at an…