• By Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

June 18, 2015

young African American couple conversing with physician, fertilityFertility ... 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. cover of Mayo Clinic Guide to Fertility and Conception bookAlso 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.

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