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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

On Saturday, July 12, at 9 a.m. CT, we’ll talk about the groundbreaking research involving the measles virus to fight cancer. The process is called oncolytic virotherapy and Dr. Stephen Russell will be our guest, along with his patient Stacy Erholtz who received 10 million doses – a seemingly lethal amount – of the [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Measles Virus vs. Cancer

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 7-12-2014  On Saturday, July 12, at 9 a.m. CT, we’ll talk about the groundbreaking research involving the measles virus to fight cancer. The process is called oncolytic virotherapy and Dr. Stephen Russell will be our guest, along with his patient Stacy Erholtz [...]

Created by McCray

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Measles Measles cases in the U.S. are at a 20-year high, according to the CDC. Be sure you and your loved ones are up to date with your vaccines. Cholesterol medications: When diet and exercise aren't enough If you can't control your cholesterol with lifestyle changes, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Learning About the Vital Vaccinations (pkg.)

A top priority this time of year should be getting your flu shot!  Vaccines - they’ve all but wiped out terrible diseases like polio and measles in the United States.  But that success has made many wonder if they should bother to be vaccinated against them anymore. The resounding answer from [...]

Created by Joel Streed

The Olympics of Germs; Avoiding Illness in Crowds

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Expert Offers Tips on Avoiding Illness in Crowds Massive crowds from around the globe are converging on London during the Olympics, which means a world-class array of germs will mix with them. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert and director of the Vaccine Research Group at [...]

Created by Dana Sparks