After a year of full or partial distance learning, many students will be headed back into a physical classroom this fall. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, offers some tips for a healthy school year. Read More ⇒

With many teens heading back to school, peer pressure and academic expectations are once again a reality. These added pressures can cause ups and downs during what can be an already tumultuous time of life. For some teens, though, the lows are more than just temporary feelings. They’re sympt… Read More ⇒

Bringing your pet along on camping trips is a fun and adventurous way to enjoy nature and get some exercise together. The American Kennel Club shares the following safety tips for dog owners to consider before packing the tents: Read More ⇒

It is with a heavy heart that I write this column. Brother-in-law Jacob (sister Emma’s husband) was admitted to the hospital while we were at the Outer Banks in North Carolina. We were able to talk to him and Emma on Thursday night, but Jacob was very weak and losing out fast. He was airlift… Read More ⇒