Dec 15, 2020

How to choose a heart-healthy fat: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Whether you are baking, broiling or putting together a salad, chances are that the recipe calls for a type of oil or fat. However, all dietary fats are not the same. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Elizabeth Baily, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, has some quick tips [...]
Dec 14, 2020

Hair loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Are you worried about your hairline?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis explains why hair loss happens and what you might be able to do about it. To listen, click the link below. Hair Loss
Dec 11, 2020

Breast cancer not one-size-fits-all: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A diagnosis of breast cancer can be scary and difficult. Patients often have many questions about treatment options and how the disease will change their daily lives. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic surgeon, explains why breast cancer is not one-size-fits-all, and treatments [...]
Dec 10, 2020

Preventing high intensity training injuries: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
High-intensity function training, such as boot camp-type exercise classes, continues to grow in popularity. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, explains how someone can reap the benefits of this type of exercise while avoiding injury. To listen, click the link [...]
Dec 9, 2020

Hepatitis A in the US: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released information about hepatitis A outbreaks among drug users and homeless people in certain U.S. cities. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we learn more about the disease from Dr. Stacey Rizza, a Mayo Clinic infectious disease specialist. To listen, click the link [...]
Dec 8, 2020

Mindfulness while eating: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's easy to overeat during the holiday season when there is a constant barrage of cookies and snacks. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Elizabeth J. Bailey, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, who says we should all consider incorporating mindfulness into what you eat and [...]
Dec 7, 2020

Is your child's sore throat actually strep throat?: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A sore throat is a common symptom of an upper respiratory infection such as a cold or flu. It's also a symptom of a bacterial infection commonly referred to as strep throat. How can you tell if your child's sore throat is caused by a viral or bacterial infection? Dr. Tina [...]
Dec 4, 2020

Less pain, faster recovery for wrist surgery patients: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeons, such as Dr. Sanj Kakar, are now using a new state-of-the-art camera system to perform hand and wrist surgeries. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, find out why these systems can mean less pain and a faster recovery for patients. To listen, click the link [...]
Dec 3, 2020

Flash-frozen benefits: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
There's no question that fruits and vegetables are an important part of a heart-healthy diet. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says that while fresh produce is always a great choice, frozen fruits and vegetables are often just as healthy. But he [...]
Dec 2, 2020

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Carpal tunnel syndrome develops when one of the tree nerves that runs through your wrist gets squeezed or compressed. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, outlines treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome. To listen, click the link below. Carpal tunnel syndrome
Dec 1, 2020

Managing holiday expectations: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The holiday season can invite unwelcome guests into your life, such as loneliness, money problems, family demands and unrealistic expectations. The stress and anxiety that accompany those issues can lead to sadness and depression. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Debbie Fuehrer, a clinical counselor at Mayo Clinic, has [...]
Nov 30, 2020

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Every year, tens of thousands of patients undergo a procedure to replace a faulty aortic heart valve.  Many of those are done the traditional way, with open heart surgery.  But for some patients, open heart surgery may be too risky.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Chet Rihal [...]