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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Pomegranate juice: Can it lower cholesterol? Laryngospasm: What causes it? Detox diets: Do they work? Resilience: Build skills to endure hardship Narrow stools: Should I be concerned?

Created by Dana Sparks

WW II Skier Battles Heart Disease (pkg)

He's a veteran of the WW II 10th Mountain Division and survived intense fighting during his tour of duty in that war. But decades later George Nelson faced another battle. This time a serious heart problem took him to Mayo Clinic for a highly specialized operation.   [TRT 3:25] Journalists: The full package [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Stormont-Vail HealthCare Announces Collaboration with Mayo Clinic

TOPEKA, Kan. — April 1, 2014 — Stormont-Vail HealthCare and Mayo Clinic officials announced today that the Topeka-based health system has become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and families. Stormont-Vail HealthCare is the first health [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Drummer Beating Heart Disease (pkg)

All Justin ever wanted to do was play drums in a rock and roll band, but a serious heart problem, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, silenced his music. With doubts about living to see his 24th birthday, he went to Mayo Clinic to find help and hope.  [TRT 3:30] Journalists: The full package, animation and additional b-roll [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Red wine and resveratrol: Good for your heart? Migraine medications and antidepressants: A risky mix? Coronary angiogram Chronic diarrhea: A concern after gallbladder removal? Hypothyroidism: Can it cause peripheral neuropathy?

Created by Dana Sparks

Live Long, Beat Strong to Find a Cure (pkg)

At age 14, life's all about school, sports and hanging out with friends. But for the teen you're about to meet, it's also about enduring open heart surgery.  Jack Long faced a major operation, but instead of fearing what might happen, he focused on helping other people. [TRT 3:06] Journalists: The full [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Seeing Inside the Heart with MRI (pkg)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows physicians to look inside the heart while it's beating. They can locate the damage done by a heart attack, study the tissue characteristics and identify infection. Vivien Williams reports that Mayo Clinic physicians are tailoring treatment with MRI to keep people healthier longer. [TRT 1:17] (Previously aired on MCNN Feb. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Pulling Problem Teeth Before Heart Surgery to Prevent Infection May Be Catch-22

Patients with dental extractions before cardiac surgery still at risk for poor outcomes, study finds   Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — To pull or not to pull? That is a common question when patients have the potentially dangerous combination of abscessed or infected teeth and the need for heart surgery.  [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form of arthritis that affects an estimated 6 million Americans each year. Another important area regarding men’s health is testosterone. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

TUESDAY Q & A: Healthy lifestyle choices, timely medical care important in treating COPD

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 51 and was recently diagnosed with COPD. It was caught early, and I don’t have many symptoms. Is there anything I can do to keep it from getting worse? What treatments are available for someone in the early stages of the disease? ANSWER: There are definitely [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Men's Health: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-22-2014 Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form [...]

Created by McCray

Medical Experts for Media - Cardiology

Michael Ackerman, M.D. Ph.D. Raymond Gibbons, M.D. Stephen Hammill, M.D. Sharonne Hayes, M.D. Stephen Kopecky, M.D. Steve Ommen, M.D. Charanjit (Chet) Rihal, M.D. Robert Simari, M.D. Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D. Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., a pediatric cardiologist and specialist in genetic heart diseases that [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Heart Disease Risks: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-15-14 44min mp3 February is American Heart Month and a great opportunity to focus on the importance of heart disease prevention. On Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 a.m. CT, heart specialists Sharon Mulvagh, M.D., and Rekha Mankad, M.D., will join us to [...]

Created by McCray

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication Warfarin side effects: Watch for interactions Heart murmurs Grass-fed beef: What are the heart-health benefits? Beta blockers: How do they affect exercise?

Created by Dana Sparks

Freezing Your Heart (pkg)

Atrial fibrillation is a common heart rhythm problem experienced by millions of people. It’s when your heart races, causing dizziness, shortness of breath and fatigue. It also increases your risk of stroke. Mayo Clinic surgeons are using a treatment that means freezing heart muscle to stop the racing.  [TRT 2:05] Originally aired Feb. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tratamiento de emergencia tarda más en víctimas de ataque cardíaco que llegan al hospital fuera de horas laborales

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 21 de enero de 2014 — Más personas fallecen y lleva más tiempo el tratamiento de emergencia en el hospital de las víctimas de un ataque cardíaco que llegan al hospital fuera de horas laborales (noches y fines de semana), comparado con los pacientes que llegan durante [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Emergency Treatment Longer for Heart Attack Victims Arriving at Hospital During Off-Hours

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 21, 2014 — More people die and emergency hospital treatment takes longer for heart attack victims who arrive at the hospital during off-hours (nights and weekends), compared with patients who arrive during regular daily hours, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online in the British [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Regenerative Medicine: Mayo Clinic and Collaborators Develop New Tool for Transplanting Stem Cells

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Dec. 16, 2013 — Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues in Belgium have developed a specialized catheter for transplanting stem cells into the beating heart. The novel device includes a curved needle and graded openings along the needle shaft, allowing for increased distribution of cells. The result is [...]

Created by Jennifer Schutz

Avoid Holiday Travel Concerns Like Sleepiness and Stiffness

Traveling long distances during the holidays — whether by car, plane or train — is a common custom for many Americans, but taking health precautions for the journey isn’t often at the top of to-do lists. However, there are some simple steps you can take to stay healthy while traveling. Clayton [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Creates Cardio-Rheumatology Clinic to Catch Heart Disease in Arthritis Patients Early

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other chronic forms of inflammatory arthritis can face life-threatening complications, and heart disease tops the list. People with such rheumatic diseases are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart problems. Catching heart disease early is critical. Mayo cardiologists and rheumatologists have joined forces to create the Mayo Clinic Cardio-Rheumatology [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer