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Mayo Clinic Radio: Advance Directives

Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 6-21-2014 On the next program, Saturday, June 21,  9 a.m. CDT, we'll tackle one of the most confusing topics in health care conversations today — advance directives.  Our expert guests Timothy Moynihan, M.D., and Sheryl Ness, R.N., will address questions like ... what IS [...]

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Planning Ahead With an Advance Directive

Planning ahead with an advance directive is crucial Dealing with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer makes having an advance directive to outline treatment even more important. Monoclonal antibody drugs for cancer: How they work Get the facts on how monoclonal antibodies are being used in cancer treatment. Managing chemotherapy [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Exercise and cold weather: Tips to stay safe outdoors Don't let cold weather spell the end of your exercise. With these ideas, you can stay fit, motivated and warm. Memory loss: 7 tips to improve your memory Concerned about memory loss? Take heart. These simple steps [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Work through Advance Care Planning Process with People You Trust

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Every time I go to my doctor I am asked if I have an advance directive. What exactly is it, and at what age should I start thinking about this?   ANSWER: An advance directive is part of the advance care planning process. In this process, you look [...]

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