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March 26th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

By Dana Sparks

family playing baseball

The Major League baseball season is about to begin and, for many of us, it signals the start of outdoor fitness activities. To avoid injury, it's a good idea to do some spring training before jumping into your favorite sport. On this week's program, Mayo Clinic sports medicine specialist Dr. Ed Laskowski has tips for getting back in shape. Also on the show, preventive and occupational medicine specialist Dr. Phil Hagen explains how wearable digital fitness devices can enhance your workout. three women walking and exercising togetherAnd we learn about vertigo and how it's treated from audiologist Dr. Neil Shepard.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Stretching as part of a workout is nice to do, but not critical for getting in shape.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Click here to listen to the program on Saturday, March 28, at 9:05 a.m., 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. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

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Tags: Dr. Ed Laskowski, Dr Neil Shepard, Dr Phil Hagen, Fitness Activities, Fitness Devices, Mayo Clinic Radio, Vertigo


March 23rd, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one you get. Also on the program, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Allen Brown discusses why older adults are as vulnerable as athletes to traumatic brain injury. And we'll have suggestions for choosing palliative care from general internal medicine specialist Dr. Jacob Strand.

Listen here:  MayoClinicRadio PODCAST March 21 2015

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Tags: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, colon cancer, Dr, dr allen brown, Dr Jacob Strand, Mayo Clinic Radio, Palliative Care, Paul Limburg, podcast


March 22nd, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Spring Training/Wearable Fitness Devices/Vertigo

By Richard Dietman

The Major League baseball season is about to begin, and for many of us it signals the start of outdoor fitness activities. To avoid injury, it's a good idea to do some spring training before jumping into your favorite sport. On this week's program, Mayo Clinic sports medicine specialist Dr. Ed Laskowski has tips for getting back in shape. Also on the show, preventive and occupational medicine specialist Dr. Phil Hagen explains how wearable digital fitness devices can enhance your workout. And we learn about vertigo and how it's treated from audiologist Dr. Neil Shepard.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Stretching as part of a workout is nice to do, but not critical for getting in shape.

To listen to the program at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 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: Benign Positional Vertigo, dizziness, Dr. Ed Laskowski, Dr Neil Shepard, Dr Phil Hagen, fitness, Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio, Spring Training


March 21st, 2015 · Leave a Comment

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

By Dana Sparks

Dr. Limburg, Dr. Shives and Tracy McCray with Mayo Clinic Radio pictured doing the #StrongArmSelfie for colorectal cancer awareness

(L-R) Mayo Clinic Radio co-hosts Tracy McCray and Dr. Tom Shives with Dr. Paul Limburg #StrongArmSelfie

 

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the social media campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best tescolon cancer metst for colon cancer is the one you get. Also on the program, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Allen Brown discusses why older adults are as vulnerable as athletes to traumatic brain injury. And we'll have suggestions for choosing palliative care from general internal medicine specialist Dr. Jacob Strand.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: African-Americans are at the same risk as other groups for colon cancer.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Click here to listen to the program on Saturday, March 21, at 9:05 a.m., 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. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

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Tags: colon cancer, dr allen brown, Dr Jacob Strand, Dr Paul Limburg, Mayo Clinic Radio, Palliative Care, traumatic brain injury


March 16th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Alzheimer’s Disease/Meditation: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest on advances in treatment and the search for a cure. Also on the program, Dr. Amit Sood offers helpful tips on how to "unplug" with brief moments of stress-reducingmeditation during even the busiest of days.

Click here to listen: MayoClinicRadio podcast March 14 2015

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, Dr Amit Sood, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Mayo Clinic Radio, Meditation, podcast


March 15th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care

By Richard Dietman

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one you get. Also on the program, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Allen Brown discusses why older adults are as vulnerable as athletes to traumatic brain injury. And we'll have suggestions for choosing palliative care from general internal medicine specialist Dr. Jacob Strand.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast:  MayoClinicRadio PODCAST March 21 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: African-Americans are at the same risk as other groups for colon cancer.

To listen to the program at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 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: #strongarmselfie, 10 things to know about palliative care, brain injury, colon cancer, dr allen brown, Dr Jacob Strand, Dr Paul Limburg, Mayo Clinic Radio, Palliative Care, Radio, traumatic brain injury


March 13th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

By Dana Sparks

Caucasian business woman meditating with the city skyscrapers in the background
It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center,illustration of healthy brain and one with Alzheimer's has the latest on advances in treatment and the search for a cure. Also on the program, Dr. Amit Sood offers helpful tips on how to "unplug" with brief moments of stress-reducing meditation during even the busiest of days.Dr. Ronald Petersen on radio show discussing Alzheimer's

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: A definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease can only be made after the illness has progressed for several years.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Click here to listen to the program on Saturday, March 7, at 9:05 a.m., 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. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, Dr Amit Sood, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Mayo Clinic Radio, Meditation, stress


March 11th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Spinal Stenosis/Zebrafish/Recurring Fever: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed

Stay active to keep fit. That can be difficult for people with spinal stenosis, a condition that causes serious back pain. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Paul Huddleston explains how spinal stenosis is treated. Also on the program,Dr. Stephen Ekker discusses how the tiny zebrafish is helping to uncover treatments for everything from nicotine dependence tohearing loss. And we'll have the latest on recurring fever in children from Mayo Clinic pediatrician Dr. Thomas Boyce.

Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST March 7 2015

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Tags: back pain, Dr Paul Huddleston, Dr Stephen Ekker, Dr Thomas Boyce, Mayo Clinic Radio, podcast, Recurring Fever, Spinal Stenosis, zebrafish


March 9th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Alzheimer’s Disease/Meditation

By Richard Dietman

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest on advances in treatment and the search for a cure. Also on the program, Dr. Amit Sood offers helpful tips on how to "unplug" with brief moments of stress-reducing meditation during even the busiest of days.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast:  MayoClinicRadio podcast March 14 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: A definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease can only be made after the illness has progressed for several years.

To listen to the program at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 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: Dr Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic Radio, Meditation, Precision Medicine, Radio, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Dr. Ronald Petersen


March 6th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

By Dana Sparks

illustration of normal vertebrae and spinal stenosisStay active to keep fit. That can be difficult for people with spinal stenosis, a condition that causes serious back pain. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Paul Huddleston explains how spinal stenosis is treated.

Also on the program, Dr. Stephen Ekker discusses how the tiny zebrafish is helping to uncover treatments for everything from nicotine dependence to hearing loss. And we'll have the latest on recurring fever in children from Mayo Clinic pediatrician Dr. Thomas Boyce.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: If I haven’t had back problems by middle age, I’m not likely to have them when I get older.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Click here to listen to the program on Saturday, March 7, at 9:05 a.m., 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. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

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Tags: Dr Paul Huddleston, Dr Stephen Ekker, Dr Thomas Boyce, fever, Mayo Clinic Radio, Spinal Stenosis, zebrafish