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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.

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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: 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 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

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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: 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 10th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

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 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.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 08-15-15 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: 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, Radio, sleep, sports concussions, Vaccines


August 3rd, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Integrative Medicine/Statin Update/Shoulder Replacement

By Richard Dietman Richard Dietman

Once viewed with skepticism, complementary and integrative medicine is now playing an increasingly important role in modern health care. On the next program, 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.

Miss the show?  Here is the podcast: MayoClinicRadio 08-08-15 PODCAST

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Integrative medicine includes acupuncture, Tai chi, meditation and massage therapy.

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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: cholesterol medications, complementary and alternative medicine, Dr. Brent Bauer, Dr John Sperling, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, Heart Disease, Integrative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio, reverse shoulder arthroplasty, shoulder replacement surgery, statins


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

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: 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

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: 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.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast:  MayoClinicRadio 07-04-15 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: 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