Spinal surgery will likely sideline Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton for the rest of the year. Dayton is heading to Rochester’s Mayo Clinic Thursday for an operation he hopes will relieve a constriction in his lower back.
With 2013 right around the corner, people are starting to think about their resolutions. A popular one is always getting in shape.
Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton will undergo spinal surgery next week at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dayton’s office announced Friday that the operation is being done to relieve a constriction in the governor’s lower back, known as stenosis.
Preventing surgery-linked infections is a major concern for hospitals and it turns out some simple measures can make a big difference.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., a once rising political star who has been on a mysterious medical leave for months for treatment of bipolar disorder, has resigned from Congress, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.
Officials are asking a judge to terminate the parental rights of a Minnesota couple accused of starving one of their four children, saying the 8-year-old boy suffered egregious harm and it’s not in the best interest of any child to be in their care.
Jesse Jackson Jr.’s spokesman says the ailing Illinois congressman has voted by absentee ballot. However, Kevin Lampe says in a statement that Jackson won’t hold an election night event next week.
A Mayo Clinic spokesman says Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has returned to the Minnesota hospital for an evaluation. The Democrat was released from the hospital last month after inpatient treatment for bipolar disorder and gastrointestinal issues.
A Mayo Clinic study finds a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors.
A 60-year-old pediatrician has been charged with second-degree sexual assault after police say a teen patient reported being touched inappropriately during a physical exam.
Some Minnesota lawmakers are looking to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that now bears his name or from repetitive head trauma.
Which is worse? Obesity or normal weight with a ‘beer belly?’ The answer from a Mayo Clinic study might surprise you.
For many kids, summer includes a trip to camp where they learn and make new friends but the mission is much bigger at one camp: tackling kids’ widening waistlines.
If you didn’t know their story, you just might think that 6-year-old Madison and 3-year-old Sydney are like any other little sisters.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is in a “deep” depression and has a “lot of work” ahead of him on the road to recovery, former Rhode Island U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy said Thursday after visiting the hospitalized Chicago Democrat.