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August 27th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio

By Jen O'Hara Jen O

medical illustration of stage I and II ovarian cancerAccording to the American Cancer Society, about 21,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year ... and more than 14,000 will die from the disease. September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and on the next program gynecologic cancer specialist Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez discusses diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Joining her is ovarian cancer survivor Cynthia Weiss, who describes her personal journey. Also on the program, family medicine specialist Dr. Elizabeth Cozine explains the treatment of family dysfunction. And cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky offers 10 tips for lowering high blood pressure without using medication.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Ovarian cancer is sometimes called a "silent killer" because its symptoms often go unrecognized until the disease is in an advanced stage.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeartRadio.

Click here to listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. CT Saturday, August 29, and follow #MayoClinicRadio.

To find and listen to archived shows, click here.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Anxiety, Cynthia Weiss, Depression, Dr Elizabeth Cozine, Dr Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, family dysfunction, High Blood Pressure, hypertension, managing high blood pressure, Mayo Clinic Radio, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Ovarian Cancer


August 24th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

In Case You Missed the Show: #MayoClinicRadio Podcast 8/22/2015

By Jen O'Hara Jen O

Dr. Victor Montori being interviewed on Mayo Clinic Radio

Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST 08-22-15

This week on Mayo Clinic Radio, endocrinologist Dr. Victor Montori discusses quality health care and outlines the criteria you can use in choosing a quality provider. Also on the program, one of the most common problems men have as they age is an enlarged prostate gland — urologist Dr. Amy Krambeck explains how an enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia, is diagnosed and treated; and severe pain, swelling and decreased range of motion in your thumb may be a sign of arthritis — orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sanjeev Kakar discusses what can be done to treat thumb arthritis.

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August 24th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Ovarian Cancer/Family Dysfunction/Tips To Lower Blood Pressure

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

According to the American Cancer Society, about 21,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year ... and more than 14,000 will die from the disease. September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and on the next program, gynecologic cancer specialist Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez discusses diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Joining her is ovarian cancer survivor Cynthia Weiss, who describes her personal journey. Also on the program, family medicine specialist Dr. Elizabeth Cozine  explains the treatment of family dysfunction. And cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky offers 10 tips for lowering high blood pressure  without using medication.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Ovarian cancer is sometimes called a "silent killer" because its symptoms often go unrecognized until the disease is in an advanced stage.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. CT Saturday, August 29, click here.

Follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeartRadio.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic.

To find and listen to archived shows, click here.

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Tags: Anxiety, Cynthia Weiss, Depression, Dr Elizabeth Cozine, Dr Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, family dysfunction, High Blood Pressure, hypertension, managing high blood pressure, Mayo Clinic Radio, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Ovarian Cancer, Radio


August 24th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Quality Health Care/Enlarged Prostate/Thumb Arthritis: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed Joel Streed

Quality health care is something we all want. But what does it mean ... and how can we find it? This week on Mayo Clinic Radio, endocrinologist Dr. Victor Montori outlines the criteria you can use in choosing a quality provider. Also on the program, one of the most common problems men have as they age is an enlarged prostate gland - urologist Dr. Amy Krambeck explains how an enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia, is diagnosed and treated; and severe pain, swelling and decreased range of motion in your thumb may be a sign of arthritis - orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sanjeev Kakar discusses what can be done to treat thumb arthritis.

Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 08-22-15 PODCAST

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Tags: BPH, Dr Amy Krambeck, Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, Dr Victor Montori, Enlarged Prostate, Mayo Clinic Radio, podcast, Quality Health, thumb arthritis


August 20th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio

By Jen O'Hara Jen O

new mother in hospital bed holding babyQuality health care is something we all want. But what does it mean ... and how can we find it? This week on Mayo Clinic Radio, endocrinologist Dr. Victor Montori outlines the criteria you can use in choosing a quality provider. Also on the program, one of the most common problems men have as they age is an enlarged prostate gland - urologist Dr. Amy Krambeck explains how an enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia, is diagnosed and treated; and severe pain, swelling and decreased range of motion in your thumb may be a sign of arthritis - orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sanjeev Kakar discusses what can be done to treat thumb arthritis.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: The number of a particular procedure done each year by a provider can be one indicator of the quality.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeartRadio.

Click here to listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. CT, Saturday, August 22 and follow #MayoClinicRadio.

To find and listen to archived shows, click here.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic.

 

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Tags: Arthritis, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, BPH, Dr Amy Krambeck, Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, Dr Victor Montori, Enlarged Prostate, health care quality, Mayo Clinic Radio, quality care, quality health care, thumb arthritis


August 17th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

In Case You Missed the Show: #MayoClinicRadio PODCAST 8/15/2015

By Jen O'Hara Jen O

Dr. Suresh Kotagal being interviewed on Mayo Clinic Radio

Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST 08-15-15

On this back-to-school edition of Mayo Clinic Radio, children's sleep specialist Dr. Suresh Kotagal outlines how much sleep children need to be fully engaged in class. Also on the program, pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Dr. Robert Jacobson provides an update on vaccines, sports medicine specialist Dr. David Soma talks about preparing for school sports and psychiatrist Dr. Paul Croarkin has tips for parents on what to watch for when a child seems anxious or depressed.

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August 17th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Sleep Needs/Vaccine Update/School Sports/Student Depression: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed Joel Streed

The end of summer is fast approaching ... and millions of youngsters across the country are getting ready to return to the classroom. On this back-to-school edition of Mayo Clinic Radio, children's sleep specialist Dr. Suresh Kotagal outlines how muchsleep children need to be fully engaged in class. Also on the program, pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Dr. Robert Jacobson provides an update on vaccines. Sports medicine specialist Dr. David Soma talks about preparing for school sports. And psychiatrist Dr. Paul Croarkin has tips for parents on what to watch for when a child seems anxious or depressed.

Here's the podcast:MayoClinicRadio 08-15-15 PODCAST

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Tags: Anxiety, Children, Depression, Dr David Soma, Dr Paul Croarkin, Dr. Robert Jacobson, Dr. Suresh Kotagal, Mayo Clinic Radio, podcast, sleep, sports medicine, Vaccines


August 17th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Quality Health Care/Enlarged Prostate/Thumb Arthritis

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Quality health care is something we all want. But what does it mean ... and how can we find it? This week on Mayo Clinic Radio, endocrinologist Dr. Victor Montori outlines the criteria you can use in choosing a quality provider. Also on the program, one of the most common problems men have as they age is an enlarged prostate gland - urologist Dr. Amy Krambeck explains how an enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia, is diagnosed and treated; and severe pain, swelling and decreased range of motion in your thumb may be a sign of arthritis - orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sanjeev Kakar discusses what can be done to treat thumb arthritis.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: The number of a particular procedure done each year by a provider can be one indicator of the quality.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 08-22-15 PODCAST

Follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeartRadio.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic.

To find and listen to archived shows, click here.

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Tags: Arthritis, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, BPH, Dr Amy Krambeck, Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, Dr Victor Montori, Enlarged Prostate, health care quality, Mayo Clinic Radio, quality care, quality health care, Radio, thumb arthritis


August 13th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio

By Jen O'Hara Jen O

colorful pencil crayons on a white background spelling back to schoolThe end of summer is fast approaching ... and millions of youngsters across the country are getting ready to return to the classroom. On this back-to-school edition of Mayo Clinic Radio, children's sleep specialist Dr. Suresh Kotagal outlines how much sleep children need to be fully engaged in class. Also on the program, pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Dr. Robert Jacobson provides an update on vaccines. Sports medicine specialist Dr. David Soma talks about preparing for school sports. And psychiatrist Dr. Paul Croarkin has tips for parents on what to watch for when a child seems anxious or depressed.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: It's better for a youngster to focus on a single school sport, rather than sample several activities.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeartRadio.

Click here to listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. CT, Saturday, August 15, and follow #MayoClinicRadio.

To find and listen to archived shows, click here.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic.

 

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Tags: anxiety disorders, Child Sleep, Childhood Depression, childhood vaccines, children's sports, Depression, Dr David Soma, Dr Paul Croarkin, Dr. Robert Jacobson, Dr. Suresh Kotagal, dysfunctional sleep, Mayo Clinic Radio, sleep, sports concussions


August 10th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

In Case You Missed the Show: #MayoClinicRadio PODCAST 8/8/2015

By Jen O'Hara Jen O

Dr. Brent Bauer being interviewed on Mayo Clinic Radio

Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST 08-08-15

On this week's show, Dr. Brent Bauer, director of the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic, outlines the contributions integrative medicine is making in treating the whole person. Also on the program, a recent study found that widely-used cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may be of benefit to an even larger number of people who are at risk of heart disease. Cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky discusses the results. And, orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Sperling explains how getting an artificial shoulder may restore movement you thought was lost forever.

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