It hurts when I run. That's what many orthopedic surgeons hear when runners and other athletes come into their offices. Sometimes people have obvious problems, such as strains or sprains. Other times these issues can be tricky to diagnose. The runner you're about to meet had symptoms he thought were no big deal. But he ended up having a condition that required an operation. More on compartment syndrome from Mayo Clinic.
Chicken soup for a cold. Gargling with salt water to soothe a sore throat. Or a raw steak on a black eye. All are classic home remedies that thousands use. But do they work? That's what doctors at Mayo Clinic researched for a new book. They looked at the science behind 120 common home remedies to see if they're safe and if they really do help.
Crushing chest pain. That's what most people think will happen if they have a heart attack. But that's not always the case. And because other symptoms can be very subtle, some people don't get to the hospital in time. Doctors at Mayo Clinic want to make sure you know the signs and symptoms of heart attack, so if you have one you can get treatment fast.