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May 18th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Osteoporosis/Teeth Whiteners/Food Allergies and Asthma

By Richard Dietman

As we age, our bones may lose mass and become brittle. These are the signs and symptoms of osteoporosis. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is responsible for 2 million broken bones each year in the U.S. Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Dr. Bart Clarke discusses osteoporosis and how to reduce its impact on your health. Also on the program, we explore the world of teeth whiteners ... what works and what doesn't ... with Mayo Clinic dentist Dr. Phillip Sheridan. And pediatric allergy expert Dr. Martha Hartz will join us to discuss food allergies and asthma in children.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Men are less likely than women to develop osteoporosis.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 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: brittle bones, broken bones, Dr Bart Clarke, Dr Phillip Sheridan, Mayo Clinic Radio, osteoporosis, Radio, teeth whiteners, teeth whitening, white teeth, Asthma, Dr Martha Hartz, Peanut Allergies


May 11th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Choosing Senior Care/Parasitic Wonders/Mouse Avatars

By Richard Dietman

Choosing long-term care for a loved one ... or yourself ... can be a difficult decision. The level of care, the cost and the physical surroundings all must be considered. Mayo Clinic geriatric specialist Dr. Paul Takahashi offers guidance on how to evaluate long-term care facilities and services. Also on the program, parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt talks about her unusual blog, "Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites: A Parasitologist's View of the World." And Dr. John Weroha explains how mouse avatars are helping to fight cancer in humans.

Miss the program?  Here's the podcast:MayoClinicRadio PODCAST May 16 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Long-term care is primarily for people over age 70.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 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: Aging, Breast Cancer, Dr Bobbi Pritt, Dr John Weroha, Dr. Paul Takahashi, long-term care, Mayo Clinic Radio, mouse avatars, Ovarian Cancer, Parasite Wonders, Parasites, Radio, Senior Health


May 4th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Stroke Awareness/Proton Beam Therapy/Sunscreen Basics

By Richard Dietman

A sudden numbness in your face, difficulty speaking, a severe headache. These are signs and symptoms of a stroke. Each year, nearly 800,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke. May is Stroke Awareness Month and on the next Mayo Clinic Radio, neurologist Dr. Robert Brown, Jr., talks about diagnosis and treatment of stroke. Also on the program, proton beam therapy uses highly focused radiation to treat tumors while reducing damage to surrounding tissue. Radiation oncologist Dr. Robert Foote explains how it works. And we'll have the basics on how to get the most out of sunscreen from dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis.

Miss the program?  Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST May 9 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Women die from strokes more often than do men.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 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. Dawn Davis, Dr Robert Brown Jr, Ischemia Stroke, Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program, Mayo Clinic Radio, Proton Beam, Proton Beam Therapy, Radiation Therapy, Radio, stroke, Stroke Awareness Month, sunburn, sunscreen


April 27th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Dense-Breast Imaging/Hospice Nursing/Medical History Book

By Richard Dietman

It's well known that women with dense breast tissue are less likely to get accurate results from mammograms. Now there's a new breast-imaging technology called Molecular Breast Imaging, or MBI, that shows promise for increasing the rate of detection of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breasts. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Dr. Deborah Rhodes, Dr. Michael O'Connor and Dr. Katie Jones discuss MBI. Also on the program, nurses Margo Kroshus and Sherry Rengstorf share their advice and insights about hospice care. And cardiologist Dr. Bruce Fye talks about his new book, Caring for the Heart: Mayo Clinic and the Rise of Specialization.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST May 2 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: The Molecular Breast Imaging technology got its start in a garage.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 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: Cardiology, Dense Breast Tissue, Dr Bruce Fye, Dr Deborah Rhodes, Dr Katie Jones, Dr Michael O'Connor, Hospice Care, mammogram, Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio


April 19th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Precision Medicine/Weight-Loss Surgery/Google

By Richard Dietman

Precision medicine ... also called individualized medicine ... got special attention recently when President Obama announced a Precision Medicine Initiative and called for the creation of a national biobank. On this week's program, Dr. Keith Stewart, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, discusses the biobank and what it might mean for the future of health care. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic psychologist Dr. Karen Grothe explains the importance of a psychological evaluation when planning weight-loss surgery. And preventive medicine specialist Dr. Phil Hagen talks about how Mayo Clinic and Google have teamed up to increase the odds of finding realiable health information on the Web.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast. MCR PODCAST April 25 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Precision medicine can help predict diseases you're likely to get.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 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: bariatric surgery, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr Karen Grothe, Dr Keith Stewart, Dr Phil Hagen, Google, Mayo Clinic Biobank, Mayo Clinic Radio, Precision Medicine Initiative, Radio, weight-loss surgery


April 12th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Managing Prescriptions/Endometrial Cancer Test/Tinnitus

By Richard Dietman

Taking a prescription drug can be confusing. And taking several medications ... some before breakfast and others just before bed ... can multiply the challenges. On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio, pharmacist Jeremy Anderson answers common questions about managing your prescriptions. Also on the program, gynecologic oncologist Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez talks about a new screening test for endometrial cancer that uses tampons. And we'll discuss ringing in your ears, known as tinnitus (TIN-ih-tus), with Mayo Clinic audiologist Dr. Janalene Niichel.

Miss the program?  Here's the podcast. Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST 04-18-15

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: If you miss a daily dose of medication, it's usually OK to take two doses the next day to make up for it.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 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 Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, Dr Janalene Niichel, endometrial cancer, Hearing Loss, Jeremy Anderson, Mayo Clinic Radio, Prescription Drugs, Radio, Tinnitus, cancer screening


April 6th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: e-Patient Dave/Bionic Eye

By Richard Dietman

In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that's changing. On this week's program, we explore "participatory medicine" with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, Jr., talks about the bionic eye, an implant that brings sight to people with serious vision impairment.

Miss the program?  Here's the podast. MayoClinicRadio PODCAST April 11, 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Patient engagement means more time spent in your doctor's office, leading to higher health care costs.

To listen to the program at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 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: bionic eye, blindness, Dr Raymond Iezzi, ePatient Dave, Mayo Clinic Radio, Medicine 20, Participatory Medicine, Radio, vision loss


March 30th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Hernias/Handbook for Happiness/Cochlear Implants

By Richard Dietman

Hernias are a common medical problem. Each year in the U.S., about 800,000 inguinal hernias are surgically repaired. On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio, surgeon Dr. David Farley explains what hernias are and who's at risk. Also on the program, Dr. Amit Sood discusses his new book, The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness: A Four-Step Plan for Resilient Living. And Dr. Douglas Sladen explains how the latest advances in cochlear implants are giving people with serious hearing loss the chance to hear again.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST April 4 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Most hernia repair surgeries are performed on men ages 40 to 60 years.

To listen to the program at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 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: abdominal hernia, cochlear implants, Dr Amit Sood, Dr David Farley, Dr Douglas Sladen, Happiness, hearing impaired, Hearing Loss, Hearing Problems, Hearing Screening, hernia, hernia repair, inguinal hernia, Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness, Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio, reduce stress


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.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST March 28 2015

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 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