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Mayo Clinic Radio: Precision Medicine/Weight-Loss Surgery/Google

Precision medicine ... also called individualized medicine ... got special attention recently when President Obama announced a Precision Medicine Initiative and called for the creation of a national biobank. On this week's program, Dr. Keith Stewart, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, discusses the biobank and what [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic Radio: Managing Prescriptions/Endometrial Cancer Test/Tinnitus

Taking a prescription drug can be confusing. And taking several medications ... some before breakfast and others just before bed ... can multiply the challenges. On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio, pharmacist Jeremy Anderson answers common questions about managing your prescriptions. Also on the program, gynecologic oncologist Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez talks [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic Radio: e-Patient Dave/Bionic Eye

In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that's changing. On this week's program, we explore "participatory medicine" with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic Radio: Hernias/Handbook for Happiness/Cochlear Implants

Hernias are a common medical problem. Each year in the U.S., about 800,000 inguinal hernias are surgically repaired. On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio, surgeon Dr. David Farley explains what hernias are and who's at risk. Also on the program, Dr. Amit Sood discusses his new book, The Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Downloads (April 2015)

Here are your Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minutes for the month of April, 2015. To download, right click on each link and "save target as". Depending on your internet connection, this may take a few moments. Here's the Audio Zip File: 2015 April Audio Zip File Here's the Script Zip File: 2015 [...]

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic Radio: Spring Training/Wearable Fitness Devices/Vertigo

The Major League baseball season is about to begin, and for many of us it signals the start of outdoor fitness activities. To avoid injury, it's a good idea to do some spring training before jumping into your favorite sport. On this week's program, Mayo Clinic sports medicine specialist Dr. Ed Laskowski has [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic Radio: Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic Radio: Alzheimer's Disease/Meditation

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

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