Mayo Clinic News
Woman paralyzed from waist down hikes the Pacific Crest Trail
Stacey Kozel recently hiked the Pacific Crest trail. It's an amazing feat for Kozel, who has lupus , and is paralyzed from the waist down, Though she walks with the help of braces, she completed the entire trail alone. From March to September, Kozel, 41, of Medina, Ohio, traveled 2,650 miles from
Selena Gomez announces she got a kidney transplant due to lupus
Selena Gomez posted a surprising set of photos on Instagram on Thursday morning announcing she is recovering from a kidney transplant. The 25-year-old singer, who has been out of the spotlight in recent months, shared a picture of her in a hospital bed next to her friend and donor, Francia Raisa,
Lady Gaga reveals fibromyalgia battle
Lady Gaga is opening up about her chronic pain. The singer will be giving viewers an inside look at her health struggles in the Netflix documentary "Gaga: Five Foot Two," which comes out September 22. But in a Twitter post Tuesday, the singer confirmed she suffers from fibromyalgia . “In our
Does your dog sleeping in the bedroom hurt the quality of your sleep?
Millions of Americans have dogs and these beloved pets are often considered families’ four-legged fur babies. But researchers at the Mayo Clinic are now investigating whether dogs should be sleeping in the bedroom with their owners. A small study followed 40 adult dog owners, using activity
Does it hurt the quality of your sleep to let your dog in the bedroom?
A new, small study from Mayo Clinic suggests that letting your dog sleep in the same room as you may help you sleep better, but letting your dog sleep on the same bed as you may not.
Isaiah Thomas' injury is potentially far more serious than you know
ISAIAH THOMAS YELLED out, and then he disappeared among the bodies. The 5-foot-9 Boston Celtics point guard had just collided in midair with Karl-Anthony Towns, one of four Minnesota Timberwolves defenders who had contested Thomas' layup early in the third quarter of their March 15 matchup. For a
McCains head to Italy for a forum before the senator returns to Washington next week
Sen. John McCain is wrapping up the summer congressional recess in northern Italy, where he is attending the Ambrosetti Forum, along with the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., at a panel focused on the United States. McCain, who is in Italy with wife
New 'sonic' attack reported in Cuba, 19 Americans now affected
Nineteen Americans are suffering from a range of symptoms, including mild traumatic brain injury and hearing loss, related to mysterious "sonic harassment" attacks in Cuba -- with a new incident reported just last month. Previously, U.S. officials said the incidents started in December 2016 and
The Note: A more disciplined Trump lays tax overhaul at Congress' feet
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence travel to Texas , where they are expected to meet today with storm survivors and survey damage . "I don’t want to be disappointed by Congress." President Trump is calling on Congress to pass a tax cut plan into law