Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Jun 22, 2017

Health benefits of coffee and caffeine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Contemplating another cup of coffee?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Donald Hensrud says it might be good for you! To listen, click the link below. Benefits of coffee and caffeine
Jun 21, 2017

Why skinny doesn't always mean heart-healthy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
True or false: People of average or below-average weight are not at risk for heart disease. In the latest Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup, 4 of 5 adults recognized that is a false statement. “People can be skinny but still fat in the inside,” says Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez. [...]
Jun 20, 2017

Tips for dealing with dandruff: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Dandruff is a common chronic scalp condition that can be made worse by the drier air of winter. It isn't contagious or serious, but dandruff can be embarrassing. The good news is the flakes usually can be controlled. And, even when dandruff is stubborn, there are several treatment options. In [...]
Jun 19, 2017

Blood-based lung cancer test shows promise: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In a new study by Mayo Clinic and the molecular diagnostics company Exact Sciences, a blood-based cancer test has shown high accuracy for detecting lung cancer at all stages. "We were very pleased to see those results," says Dr. David Ahlquist, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist who previously worked with Exact Sciences [...]
Jun 18, 2017

Female urinary incontinence: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control, resulting in the accidental loss of urine. Due to pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and the structure of the female urinary tract, women are twice as likely as men to suffer from urinary incontinence. While urinary incontinence might be only slightly bothersome for some, it can [...]
Jun 16, 2017

Esophageal cancer rates: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Wallace addresses the surging rate of esophageal cancer. To listen, click the link below. Esophageal cancer rates
Jun 15, 2017

Why you need vitamin D and how to get it: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Vitamin D is essential for health but isn't as easy as other nutrients to get in a balanced diet. "Vitamin D is not in a lot of foods," says Dr. Donald Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. "So it's challenging to get all that we need." In this Mayo Clinic Radio [...]
Jun 14, 2017

Reducing dust mite allergies: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Springtime pollen is again tormenting seasonal allergy sufferers. But an estimated 20 million Americans are sniffling year-round because of an indoor culprit: dust mites. They may be the most common cause of ongoing allergy and asthma attacks, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. In this Mayo Clinic [...]
Jun 13, 2017

How often do kids need to shampoo: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A child’s hair-washing routine depends on age, activity level and ethnicity, according to dermatologists. The American Academy of Dermatology’s guidelines say, older, more active kids generally need to shampoo more often. However, there are exceptions. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, pediatric dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis gives some advice [...]
Jun 12, 2017

Breast cancer ablation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear about another way to fight metastatic breast cancer. To listen, click the link below. Breast cancer ablation
Jun 11, 2017

Men's Health Week: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
  When it comes to men’s health, you've likely heard the basics before: Eat right, exercise, get enough sleep, avoid tobacco and limit stress. But other men’s health concerns, such as sexual health and low testosterone levels, also must be addressed as men age. National Men’s Health Week is observed each year [...]
Jun 9, 2017

Women and heart disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Heart disease is still the number one killer of women in the United States.  Yet, many women fail to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack.  Why? Dr. Rekha Mankad takes a look at that question in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below. Women [...]