Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Sep 20, 2019

Geriatric care: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by the year 2030 there will be 70 million adults over the age of 65 in America. As Dr. Paul Takahashi explains in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, those older adults often have their own unique health issues and complications. To listen, click the [...]
Sep 19, 2019

Low back pain: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's estimated that eight out of ten people will have low back pain at some point in their lives. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Ralph Gay, a physiatrist at Mayo Clinic, discusses this common cause of disability. To listen, click the link below. Low back pain
Sep 18, 2019

How often do kids need to shampoo: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A child’s hair-washing routine depends on age, activity level and ethnicity, according to dermatologists. The American Academy of Dermatology’s guidelines say, older, more active kids generally need to shampoo more often. However, there are exceptions. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, pediatric dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis gives some advice on how [...]
Sep 17, 2019

What you need to know about colon polyps: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Perhaps one of the most dreaded parts of turning 50 is having to get a colonoscopy. While regular colon screening can be uncomfortable, Dr. John Kisiel, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, says this screening is a crucial step in catching colorectal cancer and precancerous polyps early. In this Mayo Clinic Radio [...]
Sep 16, 2019

Why your body's not geared for late night snacks: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Looking for an easy way to improve your well-being during? Stop eating after dinner. Besides the extra calories, late-night snacking also can interrupt an essential function of the digestive system.  Dr. Joseph Murray explains in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below. Why your body's not geared [...]
Sep 15, 2019

Alzheimer's disease update: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. The disease affects almost 6 million Americans, according to the Alzheimer's Association. As the population ages, it’s predicted that the number of people in the U.S. with Alzheimer's could more than double by 2060. Current Alzheimer's disease medications may improve symptoms temporarily or [...]
Sep 13, 2019

4 ideas for avoiding the 'freshman 15: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this season of packing up for college, here's a warning about packing on the "freshman 15." "It's usually not actually 15 (pounds). It's more often seven or eight," says Dr. Denise Millstine, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine physician. Still, it's extra weight that Dr. Millstine says is often [...]
Sep 12, 2019

Staying healthy while at college: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
College life means close quarters, and that can create an environment for getting sick. "Often, what the person next to you is doing is affecting your health," says Dr. Denise Millstine, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine physician. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Millstine explains why a strong [...]
Sep 11, 2019

Scoliosis screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jeremy Fogelson explains the importance of screening for scoliosis. To listen, click the link below. Scoliosis screening
Sep 10, 2019

ADHD on the rise: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Zaccariello, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses why attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the rise.  To listen, click the link below. ADHD on the rise
Sep 9, 2019

Tips to stop bullying: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
For many children, the start of a new school year can be stressful, especially if they've been victims of bullying in the past.  Mayo Clinic Children's Center psychologist Dr. Bridget Biggs has these tips for helping your child. To listen, click the link below. Tips to stop bullying
Sep 9, 2019

The benefits of minimally invasive and robotic heart surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Jen O'Hara @jenohara
Advances in surgical techniques have made minimally invasive and robotic surgery an option for many heart surgery patients. Robotic surgery usually is associated with minimally invasive surgery, but it also can be used in certain traditional open surgical procedures. The benefits of minimally invasive surgery include fewer complications; less pain and blood loss; quicker [...]