Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Sep 18, 2017

Stem cells for stroke treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Stroke is the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S., striking nearly 800,000 people each year. Hemorrhagic, or bleeding, stroke is particularly devastating, says Mayo Clinic neurologist and critical care expert Dr. William D. Freeman.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Freeman outlines research he is working on that could [...]
Sep 17, 2017

Transforming medical education: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine is ranked among the top 20 medical schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The school was established in Rochester, Minnesota, in 1972. Beyond Rochester, Mayo Clinic opened a four-year medical school in Arizona earlier in 2017. And training opportunities are available at Mayo Clinic’s [...]
Sep 15, 2017

Stroke treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
When it comes to stroke, it's important to recognize the signs and seek help immediately.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Brown outlines the symptoms of stroke and what treatments are now available. To listen, click the link below. Stroke Treatment
Sep 14, 2017

Stroke awareness: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's a leading cause of death and disability; stroke.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Brown discusses the signs and symptoms everyone should know. To listen, click the link below. Stroke Awareness
Sep 13, 2017

Are your kids getting too much screen time: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Angela Mattke will share the latest recommendations on kids and screen time. To listen, click the link below. Are your kids getting too much screen time
Sep 12, 2017

Hypnosis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Mention hypnosis and a lot of people will immediately think of making someone cluck like a chicken.  But hypnosis or hypnotherapy is real.  in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Debbie Fuehrer, a counselor with Mayo Clinic's Integrative Medicine and Health Program, will explain how hypnosis is used in the clinical setting. [...]
Sep 11, 2017

Over-prescribed levothyroxine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The most commonly prescribed drug in the U.S. also may be one of the most overprescribed for older individuals. Levothyroxine is a medication used to treat low thyroid hormone levels. However, a study published this spring in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that patients with subclinical thyroid hormone levels received no [...]
Sep 10, 2017

The opioid epidemic in America: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of people receiving an opioid prescription and the number of deaths from overdose has nearly quadrupled over the past 15 years. Opioids, including prescription drugs and heroin, killed more than 33,000 people in 2015 — the latest year of [...]
Sep 8, 2017

Obesity and foot problems: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
There's no question that our feet take a pounding.  But, as Dr. Norm Turner tells us in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, that wear and tear on your feet can be even worse when you're overweight or obese. To listen, click the link below. Obesity and foot problems
Sep 7, 2017

Cancer myths: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
When it comes to cancer, it can be tough to keep track of what's fact and what's fiction.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, oncologist, Dr. Timothy Moynihan dispels some common cancer myths. To listen, click the link below. Cancer Myths
Sep 6, 2017

Do you have these melanoma risk factors: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun or tanning beds increases your risk of developing melanoma, a form of cancer that begins in the cells that control the pigment in your skin. Although anyone can get it, Dr. Juan-Carlos Martinez explains in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute [...]
Sep 5, 2017

Cruciferous finds at the farmers market: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Sweet berries and juicy tomatoes are safe bets at your local farmers markets. But some of the lesser known, odd-looking vegetables are equally nutritious and can be just as delicious. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Jen Welper, an executive chef with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, offers advice [...]