Gerontology & Geriatrics

Q&A: Aging and changing

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 56 and have noticed a few things are changing as I get older. I know as I age there will be more changes in my body and mind, but can you provide insights on what are some common things that I can expect?

Health

Q&A: Children's sleep habits

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have noticed behavioral changes and academic performance issues in my child since he returned to school in person after the holiday break. Because of COVID-19, he had been attending school virtually. As ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Ten tips for looking after your back while you're sitting down

Working from home is challenging. Apart from reduced social interaction and the domestic juggling involved, homes are not usually designed to replicate a workplace environment when it comes to employees' health.

Health

Sleeping in on weekends won't erase your 'sleep debt'

For those who try to catch up on lost sleep during the weekend, French researchers have some bad news: Once Saturday and Sunday have come and gone, many will find they're still seriously short on sleep.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Resources to maintain healthy lifestyle amidst COVID-19 outbreak

With the evolving impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in communities across the country, many Americans are facing new challenges keeping them from getting to the office, school, grocery store or gym. The American Heart Association, ...

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