Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pregnancy increases kidney stone risk, study finds

Though researchers have long known that several physiological and anatomical changes occur during pregnancy that can contribute to kidney stone formation, evidence of the link has been lacking. But now Mayo Clinic researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to help nursing homes recover from COVID-19 fears

Two weeks after the first U.S. case of COVID-19 was identified in Snohomish County, Washington, in early 2020, my dad had a stroke at his home just across Puget Sound. More COVID-19 cases were about to surface at a nearby ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Alternatives to nursing homes get $12B boost in COVID-19 law

With the memory of the pandemic's toll in nursing homes still raw, the COVID-19 relief law is offering states a generous funding boost for home- and community-based care as an alternative to institutionalizing disabled people.

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