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6 hours ago · Immune system and Alzheimer's: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Nilufer Taner explains how our body's immune system could help ward off Alzheimer's disease. To listen, click the link below. Immune system and Alzheimer's [...]

1 day ago · Register to give life: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

For the fourth year in a row, a record number or organ transplants were performed in 2016 in the U.S. Since 2012, the annual number of transplants has increased 20 percent according to the United Network for Organ Sharing. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, [...]

2 days ago · Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Downloads (July 2017)

Here are your Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minutes for the month of July, 2017. To download, right click on each link and "save target as". Depending on your internet connection, this may take a few moments. Here is a link to the July Story list. [...]

2 days ago · Are you hitting your target heart rate: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Exercising at the proper intensity can boost the cardiovascular benefit of your workouts, but a new Mayo Clinic survey shows most people don't know if they're reaching the mark. The latest Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup revealed only 2 in 5 Americans (42 percent) are aware of [...]

3 days ago · Summer safety / adults and play / salmonella and food safety: Mayo Clinic Radio

Summertime is here, and the Fourth of July holiday is fast approaching. Many kids are out of school, and it’s time for outdoor activities and family vacations. Summer activities such as biking, swimming, boating or riding a four-wheeler can be a lot of fun. But these activities also require precautions to stay [...]

5 days ago · The cautions and benefits of honey: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Does substituting honey for sugar make for a healthier diet? The answer depends on how much of the sticky sweetener you include in your day. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dietitian Kate Zeratsky explains how, when used correctly, honey and other natural sweeteners can help [...]

6 days ago · Health benefits of coffee and caffeine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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 [...]

Wed, Jun 21 2:50pm · Why skinny doesn't always mean heart-healthy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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 [...]

Tue, Jun 20 2:40pm · Tips for dealing with dandruff: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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 [...]

Mon, Jun 19 2:40pm · Blood-based lung cancer test shows promise: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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 [...]