Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Apr 19, 2019

Flaxseed: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Nearly 1 in every 3 American adults has high levels of lipoprotein cholesterol, also known as "LDL" or "bad cholesterol." Lifestyle changes can lower your bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. One way is by adding a daily dose of a tiny seed to your diet. In [...]
Apr 18, 2019

Exercising and pregnancy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Elizabeth Cozine shares the benefits of exercising during pregnancy. To listen, click the link below. Exercising and pregnancy
Apr 17, 2019

Yo-Yo dieting hard on a woman's heart: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
You have a big event coming up and need to fit into that great dress. So you crash diet ─ only to gain it all back again. If this sounds familiar, you could be yo-yo dieting. But research shows yo-yo dieting, also called weight cycling, is hard on your heart. In [...]
Apr 16, 2019

Oral cavity reconstruction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Surgery to treat oral cancers-- cancer of the mouth, tongue and jaw--can be disfuguring and affect the way you speak or eat. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Kevin Arce, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses reconstructive surgery for oral cancer patients. To listen, click the link [...]
Apr 15, 2019

Do you get enough of these 4 nutrients: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Vitamin D and potassium are among the nutrients that will be required on the updated nutrition facts label for packaged foods. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that’s because Americans don’t always get the recommended amounts of these nutrients. Calcium and iron information will continue to be required on the labels. [...]
Apr 14, 2019

Life is a beautiful ride -- National Donate Life Month: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Each April, National Donate Life Month is celebrated to encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors. More than 110,000 men, women and children await an organ transplant and another person is added to the list every 10 minutes, according to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. Unfortunately, [...]
Apr 12, 2019

Understanding pancreatic cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Pancreatic cancer can be a frightening diagnosis. Compared to most other cancers, survival rates are much lower and death often occurs at a more rapid pace. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Santhi Swaroop Vege, a leading expert in pancreatic cancer explains more about the disease and potential [...]
Apr 11, 2019

Hearing aids not 'one-size-fits-all': Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The older you get, the more likely you'll experience a hearing problem. By age 65, nearly 1 in 2 people will deal with the issue. Most types of hearing loss are irreversible. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Cynthia Hogan, a Mayo Clinic audiologist. explains there are number [...]
Apr 10, 2019

Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's not uncommon for women undergoing mastectomy to treat breast cancer to also have their healthy breast  removed.  It's called contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.  But the American Academy of Breast Surgeons is not recommending the practice, at least not for all women.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Judy [...]
Apr 9, 2019

CAR-T therapy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Some are calling it a game-changer.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Keith Stewart,  Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, will discuss CAR-T therapy, an individualized cancer treatment. To listen, click the link below. CAR-T therapy
Apr 8, 2019

Popping a healthier snack: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Popcorn can be a healthy high-fiber snack, if it’s prepared in the right way. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Jen Welper, executive wellness chef for the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program mixes up four popcorn recipes that are lower in calories but still high in flavor. To listen, click [...]
Apr 7, 2019

Irritable bowel syndrome / esketamine for depression / kids and vaccines: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal problem that affects more than 30 million Americans. Signs and symptoms can include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas and a change in bowel habits. While IBS is a chronic condition, many people can control their symptoms by managing diet, lifestyle and stress. In this [...]