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July 27th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Doctor Shortage/Medical School/House Calls/Binge Eating

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Primary care doctors are often on the front lines of providing medical care. But they are increasingly in short supply as more aging Americans need health care. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, family medicine specialist Dr. John Bachman discusses the growing doctor shortage and how to reverse it. Also on the program, Mayo Medical School Interim Dean Dr. Michele Halyard and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Darcy Reed outline what's new in training tomorrow's doctors. And Dr. Paul Takahashi, a specialist in geriatric medicine, talks about how house calls are again being used to provide more efficient care. And psychologist and eating-disorder specialist Dr. Karen Grothe explains binge eating and how it's treated.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, a shortage of around 130,000 doctors is projected by the year 2035.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 08-01-15 PODCAST

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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: binge eating, doctor shortage, doctor training, Dr Darcy Reed, Dr. John Bachman, Dr Karen Grothe, Dr Michele Halyard, Dr. Paul Takahashi, Family Medicine, geriatric medicine, house calls, Mayo Clinic Radio, Mayo Medical School, primary care, Radio


July 20th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Antibiotic Resistance/Opioid Addiction/Routine Physical Exams

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 23,000 people die each year in the U.S. as the result of antibiotic-resistant infections. Antibiotics are powerful weapons in the fight against infection, but misuse or overuse can create a serious health risk. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh explains how antibiotic resistance works and how to avoid it. Also on the program, a new study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings may help predict who is most vulnerable to opioid pain medication addiction. Anesthesiologist and pain management specialist Dr. Michael Hooten explains the study's results. And family medicine specialist Dr. John Wilkinson discusses the current recommendations for when to get a complete physical exam.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Eating meat from animals treated with antibiotics can increase your resistance to certain infections.

Miss the program?  Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 07-25-15 PODCAST

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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: antibiotic resistance, antibiotic resistant bacteria, Dr John Wilkinson, Dr Michael Hooten, Dr Pritish Tosh, Infection, Mayo Clinic Radio, opioid addiction, opioid painkiller, pain management, physical exam, Radio, routine physical exam


July 13th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Breast Surgery/Nail Fungus/Mammogram Guidelines/Hair Loss

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

For most women, breast surgery means mastectomy. But there are other types of breast surgery, including breast reconstruction and breast augmentation. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, surgeon Dr. Steven Jacobson discusses the different kinds of breast surgery. Also on the program, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released draft guidelines for breast cancer screening. Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, who evaluates and treats women in the Mayo Clinic Breast Diagnostic Clinic, offers her assessment of the new guidelines. And dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis has tips for managing nail fungal infections and hair loss.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: The best time to start treating hair loss is when you first notice it.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 07-18-15 PODCAST

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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: Breast Cancer Screening, breast reconstruction, Breast Surgery, Double Mastectomy, Dr. Dawn Davis, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, Dr Steven Jacobson, hair loss, mammogram guidelines, Mayo Clinic Radio, nail fungus, Radio, US Preventive Services Task Force


July 7th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Kidney Stones/Benefits of Chocolate/High-Tech Anesthesia

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

They're often no larger than a grain of sand ... but they can be extremely painful. Kidney stones are small, hard mineral deposits that form in your kidneys, and they're more common during the summer months. On this week's program, urologist Dr. Amy Krambeck explains what causes kidney stones and how they're treated. Also on the show, cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky discusses a new study that shows cardiovascular benefits from eating both dark and milk chocolate. And anesthesiologist Dr. Denise Wedel reviews the latest advances in high-tech anesthesia.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: There is a kidney stone "belt" in the U.S. where kidney stones are more prevalent.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 07-11-15 PODCAST

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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: Anesthesia, chocolate, Dr Amy Krambeck, Dr Denise Wedel, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, general anesthesia, healthy chocolate, Heart Disease, Heart Health, kidney stones, kidneys, Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio


June 29th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: IBD and IBS/Treadmill Test/Weight-Loss Maintenance

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two very different chronic digestive system conditions that are sometimes confused with one another. On this week's program, gastroenterologists Dr. Sunanda Kane and Dr. Yuri Saito discuss the differences between IBD and IBS, and explain how each is treated. Also on the program, Dr. Thomas Allison, director  of the Mayo Clinic Sports Cardiology Program, talks about a simple treadmill test that can help predict whether you'll live 10 years or more. And psychologist Dr. Karen Grothe has strategies for keeping the weight off after losing it.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome are both conditions from which full recovery is possible.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. CT, Saturday, July 4, click here.

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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 Karen Grothe, Dr Sunanda Kane, Dr Thomas Allison, Dr Yuri Saito, IBD, Ibs, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio, Treadmill Stress Test, treadmills, Weight Loss, Weight Management


June 22nd, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Brain Tumors/Rotator Cuff Injury/Fireworks Safety

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 23,000 new cases of brain cancer were diagnosed in the U.S. last year. Of those, about one-third were gliomas ... a type of brain cancer that's particularly hard to treat. On this week's program, Dr. Robert Jenkins, a pathologist and specialist in laboratory genetics, explains new research that may lead to more effective treatments for gliomas. And scientist Dr. Richard Vile describes how a teenage girl with brain cancer changed the focus of his research. Also on the program, orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Sperling talks about rotator cuff injury ... what it is and how it's repaired. And, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that about 240 people go to the emergency room each day during the weeks around the Fourth of July with fireworks-related injuries. Surgeon and trauma specialist Dr. Donald Jenkins discusses the hazards of using fireworks at home.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Research shows that of the different types of gliomas, all are genetically the same.

Miss the program?  Here's the podcast:MayoClinicRadio 06-27-15 PODCAST

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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: brain cancer, Brain Tumor, Dr. Donald Jenkins, Dr John Sperling, Dr Richard Vile, Dr Robert Jenkins, Fireworks, fireworks safety, Glioma, Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio, rotator cuff, Rotator Cuff Injury, Rotator Cuff Surgery, shoulder pain


June 15th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Fertility and Conception/Osteomyelitis/Melanoma

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Fertility ... the ability to make a baby ... is affected by a host of factors. From diet and stress ... to age and genetics ... they all play a role in success or failure when trying to conceive. On this week's program, Dr. Jani Jensen, a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, discusses her new book, Mayo Clinic Guide to Fertility and Conception. Also on the program, cases of osteomyelitis ... an infection of the bone ... are on the rise, especially among older adults. We find out what's behind this increase from orthopedic surgeon Dr. Paul Huddleston. And dermatologist Dr. Jerry Brewer has insights into the disturbing upward trend in cases of melanoma.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended.

Miss the program?  Here's the podcast:MayoClinicRadioPODCAST 06-20-15

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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: bone infection, Dr Jani Jensen, Dr Jerry Brewer, Dr Paul Huddleston, fertility, infertility, infertility treatment, Malignant Melanoma, Mayo Clinic Radio, Melanoma, osteomyelitis, Radio, skin cancer, Skin Cancer Prevention, skin cancer treatment


June 8th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Mesothelioma/Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder/Senior Nutrition

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Malignant mesothelioma, cancer of the lining of the lungs and abdomen, is relatively rare but often fatal. The 5-year survival rate is between just 5 and 10 percent. On this week's program, thoracic surgeon Dr. Dennis Wigle and pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist Dr. Tobias Peikert explain how viruses are being used to treat mesothelioma and increase the odds of survival. Also on the program, Dr. Stephanie Faubion, director of the Mayo Clinic Women's Health Clinic, discusses hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women and the new drug designed to treat HSDD. And geriatrician Dr. Paul Takahashi talks about how to detect and prevent malnutrition in older adults.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Malignant mesothelioma often begins decades before it's diagnosed.

Miss the program? Here's the podcast:MCR Podcast June 13 2015

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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 Dennis Wigle, Dr. Paul Takahashi, Dr. Stephanie Faubion, Dr Tobias Peikert, HSDD, hypoactive sexual desire disorder, malignant mesothelioma, Malnutrition, Mayo Clinic Radio, mesothelioma, Radio, Senior Health, Women's Health Clinic


June 1st, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Lumps and Bumps/Tick-Borne Diseases/Picnic Planning

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Lumps and bumps are outward signs our bodies use to alert us that something might not be right on the inside. But not all lumps and bumps are signs of illness. Mayo Clinic surgeon Dr. David Farley explains which lumps and bumps signal something serious ... and which ones don't. Also on the program, it's tick season, and parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt explains how to protect against tick-borne diseases. And registered dietitian Katherine Zeratsky has useful suggestions for how to plan a picnic that combines good nutrition and food safety.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: A cyst is a type of lump that is usually harmless.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, June 6, click here.

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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: breast lump, bump, Cancer, Dr Bobbi Pritt, Dr David Farley, food safety, food safety tips, Katherine Zeratsky, lump, Lyme disease, Lyme disease rash, picnic food, Picnics, tick, tick-born illness, tumor, Radio, Mayo Clinic Radio


May 26th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Transplant Update/Springtime Allergies/Preventing Children’s Falls

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Human organ transplantation has come a long way since the first heart transplant in 1967. But despite advances, there are still more than 100,000 people in the U.S. waiting for a donor organ. We'll get an update on the state of organ transplantation from the director of the William J. von Liebig Center for Transplantation and Clinical Regeneration at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Brooks Edwards. We'll also hear from transplant surgeon Dr. Charles Rosen, who led teams that performed five liver transplants in one 24-hour period. Also on the program, springtime allergies are at their peak, and allergy specialist Dr. Rohit Divekar has tips for reducing symptoms. And pediatric surgeon Dr. Christopher Moir explains how to prevent pediatric falls among young children.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: The first organ to be transplanted in a human was a kidney, not a heart.

Miss the program?  Here's the podcast:MayoClinicRadio PODCAST June 6

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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: Domino Liver Transplant, Dr. Brooks Edwards, Dr Charles Rosen, Dr Christopher Moir, Dr Rohit Divekar, hay fever, liver translplant, Mayo Clinic Radio, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, organ donations, organ donor, organ transplant, Organ Transplantation, pollen allergies, preventing falls, Radio, window falls