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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFBTtYEsemY Runny nose, sore throat, cough and a fever. Those symptoms are typical of cold and flu season. Most of the time kids who catch a virus get better with ...
Media Expert Alert: Altruistic Kidney Donor and Mayo Clinic Expert Available for Interviews Patients waiting for a lifesaving transplant rely heavily on the public to make the choice to become organ donors. The shortage of deceased donor organs has reached a crisis, with almost 120,000 people in need of a lifesaving organ nationwide. Over 3,000 of those are Mayo Clinic patients. However, living donors can help shorten the wait time for many patients waiting for kidney, liver and/or bone marrow transplants. Mayo Clinic pediatrician Phil Fischer, M.D., decided to become a living donor and give a kidney anonymously. To hear Dr. Fisher explain how a patient in need of a kidney transplant touched his heart and inspired him to explore altruistic organ donation, play the video below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNJz-T5R9FA Dr. Fischer is available to talk to the media about his personal experience. Surgeon Mikel Prieto, M.D.,with the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, is also available to discuss living-donor kidney donation and transplantation. Click here for news release. Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Prieto are available in the downloads.
On Saturday, Nov. 9, Elaine Wirrell, M.D., and Jerry Shih, M.D., will join us for a program all about epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder. Seizure symptoms vary, ...
On Saturday, Nov. 2, pediatric gastroenterologist William Faubion, M.D., will join us to discuss the major complaint he hears about most from his patients, bellyaches. Abdominal pain is troubling for both young patients and their parents, and while the usual reason for this type of pain is constipation, that is not always the case. Sometimes it's more serious, involving weight loss, a flattened growth curve and chronic diarrhea. We hope you’ll join us. Myth or Matter of Fact: Swallowed gum can get stuck and is a cause of bellyaches. Note: You can hear the program LIVE Saturdays at 9 am CT on I Heart Radio via KROC AM. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates. On Twitter follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions. Listen to this week’s Medical News Headlines: News Segment November 2, 2013 (right click MP3). Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic.