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COPD & Mindfulness: Mayo Clinic Radio

Something as simple as breathing can be stressful and painful. Saturday, June 7, Roberto Benzo, M.D., is our expert guest to discuss breathing techniques for patients that blend traditional care with "mindfulness." The  result has been shorter hospital stays. How does mindful meditation help and who is a candidate? Also, what do you [...]

Created by Joel Streed

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Something as simple as breathing can be stressful and painful. Saturday, June 7, Roberto Benzo, M.D., will be our expert guest to discuss breathing techniques for patients that blend traditional care with "mindfulness." The result has been shorter hospital stays. How does mindful meditation help and who is a candidate? Also, what [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: COPD & Mindfulness

Miss the show? Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 6-7-14 44min mp3 Dr. John Wald joined us to discuss the new HealthKit that  Apple unveiled at the WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014 keynote address. HealthKit, is a digital repository for various types of health- and fitness-related data. Listen to his interview: John Wald HealthKit w [...]

Created by McCray

Asthma and COPD May Require Multiple Treatments

Asthma and COPD May Require Multiple Treatments March 19, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: I am an active 84-year-old man and was diagnosed with asthma and COPD a few years ago. My pulmonologist prescribed two medications — Advair and Spiriva — that seem to do the same thing. Why would I [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

COPD Associated With Increased Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qi41DaFjXM Bottom Line:  A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in older adults was associated with increased risk for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), especially MCI of skills other than memory, and the greatest risk was among patients who had COPD for more than five years. The study is published [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

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