Oct 2, 2020

Are there health benefits to taking turmeric: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Can an ancient yellow root spice be good for you? A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows curcumin, an active ingredient in turmeric, effectively kills certain cancer cells. While research continues on the role turmeric plays in treating cancer, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health [...]
Oct 1, 2020

Is your hand sanitizer safe: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Washing with soap and water is the best way to rid your hands of visible dirt and mucus, which may contain viruses like the one that causes COVID-19. But, when on the go, using hand rub or liquid hand sanitizer is the second best option. There are a lot of [...]
Sep 30, 2020

The skin: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's the body's largest organ, but we often take it for granted.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis tells us more about our skin. To listen, click the link below. The skin
Sep 29, 2020

What is heart disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Heart disease; we hear the term all the time, but what's it really mean?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, cardiologist, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, provides an explanation. To listen, click the link below. What is heart disease
Sep 28, 2020

What causes hiccups: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Faking hiccups – including the "hic" sound – is pretty easy. Getting rid of the real ones can be difficult. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mark V. Larson, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist explains what hiccups are and offers tips on how to get rid of them. To listen, [...]
Sep 25, 2020

Surgery for sleep apnea: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Christopher Viozzi, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Mayo Clinic, explain surgical options that can treat sleep apnea. To listen, click the link below. Surgery for sleep apnea
Sep 24, 2020

Which sugars won't pack on pounds: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Not all sugars are created equal.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Dr. Donald Hensrud breaks down which sugars to avoid. To listen, click the link below. Which sugars won't pack on pounds
Sep 23, 2020

Stomach emptying and weight loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Camilleri, discusses a new study that found a prescription medication used to treat Type 2 diabetes and obesity can also an effective weight-loss tool. To listen, click the link below. Stomach emptying and weight loss
Sep 22, 2020

Young athletes and concussions: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Kids are heading back to school and you know what that means; youth and high school football season is right around the corner.  But all the fun and excitement goes with that comes with a risk. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Stuart, co-director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine [...]
Sep 21, 2020

Flu prevention and treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Remember how bad this past flu season was?  Well it’s that time again.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland share tips on how to avoid the flu and what to do if you get it. To listen, click the link below. Flu prevention and treatment
Sep 18, 2020

Effects of smoking cessation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
What can you accomplish in 20 minutes?  How about lowering your blood pressure and heart rate?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. J. Taylor Hays will explain how the body responds after you quit smoking. To listen, click the link below. Effects of smoking cessation
Sep 17, 2020

Smoking addiction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
We all know that smoking is very addictive.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute we talk with Dr. Richard Hurt about why it's so hard to kick the habit. To listen, click the link below. Smoking addiction