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A lone Mayo Clinic wheelchair sits on the Cascade Creek walking trail near Kutzky Park in Rochester, Minn.
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October 24, 2014 If you live in Rochester, Minn., you'll get used to seeing wheelchairs left in odd places. The city is home to the Mayo Clinic, after all. But some of those wheelchairs venture far afield indeed.
June 4, 2014 Most people diagnosed with heart failure die within five years, yet doctors often don't ask them about how they want to prepare for death, a study finds. They cited lack of confidence as one reason.
Ketamine, used as a tranquilizer for animals and as an anesthetic in humans, is also being tested as a treatment for depression.
June 7, 2013 There's more evidence that the anesthetic ketamine, sometimes abused as a club drug, has potential as a fast-acting treatment for depression. But patients relapse quickly after treatment with the drug.
July 27, 2009 After we aired political ad about health care, many listeners wrote in, eager for us to take a critical look at it. We have.
September 5, 2008 NPR did a piece about a dietary supplement that promises to be as effective as cholesterol-lowering drugs. The story mentioned a Website that tested red rice yeast supplements and found purity levels varied greatly. A listener didn't like it when ...
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