Rochester, Minnesota - Fact, people who’ve had calcium oxalate kidney stones do need a certain amount of calcium in their diets. And, although almond milk and other plant-based milks, such as soy milk, contain calcium, they also contain oxalate. People with a history of calcium oxalate stones often are cautioned to avoid oxalate-rich foods. Cow’s milk doesn’t have oxalate, and it does have the calcium you need, so it is a good choice for you.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Not all yogurts are created equal, and some come with ingredients you may not want for breakfast.

Washington, DC - The Secretary’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs, the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, and the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See -- in partnership with the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University and Caritas Internationalis -- are hosting a workshop to strengthen faith-based engagement in combating the emergence and spread of anti-microbial resistance (AMR). The workshop will take place December 12-15 in Rome, Italy.

Rochester, Minnesota - After diabetes and high blood pressure, glomerulonephritis is the third leading cause of kidney failure in the U.S., according to the U.S. Renal Data System.

Rochester, Minnesota - Research shows that eating a heart-healthy diet can decrease your risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke. Mayo Clinic experts say the same may hold true for your brain. Eating right may impact the disease process behind Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Rochester, Minnesota - Chip Davis, composer and founder of Mannheim Steamroller, entertains holiday audiences every season. He's mostly known for his Christmas music. But he's also teamed up with experts at Mayo Clinic and other health institutions to bring a new experience to some patients. It's called ambient therapy. Davis uses a recording system to capture nature sounds. He then installs custom-made sound delivery equipment into operating rooms and patient rooms. He describes the sound as being three-dimensional.