Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Oct 23, 2018

Fainting: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The sight of blood or maybe a baby being born.  There are many things that can trigger a fainting spell.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Win-Kuang Shen, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, explains why people faint. To listen, click the link below. Fainting
Oct 22, 2018

Does gum get stuck in your stomach: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Chewing gum can be a fun treat or a quick fix for bad breath. But, if swallowed, does it really get stuck in your stomach? We get the answer in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, as we hear from Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, Dr. Mark V. Larson, To listen, click [...]
Oct 21, 2018

Juicing and lectins / polycystic kidney disease / diseases of the hair: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
As people search for ways to eat healthier and lose weight, juicing, sometimes called a "juice cleanse" or "juice detox," has gained popularity. Juicing is a term that refers to combining fruits and/or vegetables in a juicer or juicing machine to turn them into juice. While juicing may help you get the [...]
Oct 19, 2018

How much screen time is too much: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
For some parents and caregivers, limiting their kids' screen time isn't easy. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Angela Mattke, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, explains why too much screen time is not healthy. To listen, click the link below. How much screen time is too much
Oct 18, 2018

Why colorectal cancer screening is so important: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. John Kisiel, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss why screening for colorectal cancer is so important. To listen, click the link below. Why colorectal cancer screening is so important
Oct 17, 2018

Steam treatment for BPH: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's a common problem for older men — benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. "BPH is a fancy way of saying the prostate is getting larger, and we don't want it to," says Dr. Toby Kohler, a Mayo Clinic urologist. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Kohler describes a new [...]
Oct 16, 2018

Erectile dysfunction and heart disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Erectile dysfunction has been called the canary in the coal mine when it comes to heart disease is men.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Kopecky explains the relationship between E-D and heart disease. To listen, click the link below. Erectile dysfunction and heart disease
Oct 15, 2018

Erectile dysfunction treatments: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Tobias Kohler, a urologist at Mayo Clinic, will explain the latest treatments for erectile dysfunction. To listen, click the link below. Erectile dysfunction treatments
Oct 14, 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month / low back pain / strength training for women: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on the importance of screening, treatment and disease prevention. More than 230,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women each year in the U.S., and more than 40,000 women die each year from the disease, according to the Centers [...]
Oct 12, 2018

Mastectomy Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Judy Boughey comments on the findings of a study that looked at mastectomy surgery. To listen, click the link below. Mastectomy Study
Oct 11, 2018

Hereditary cancers: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Douglas Riegert, a medical geneticist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss hereditary cancers and the value of genetic testing. To listen, click the link below. Hereditary cancers
Oct 10, 2018

Schooling your kids on hand hygiene: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
One of the easiest ways to help children stay healthy in the classroom begins at home. Studies have shown that illnesses and absenteeism in schools go down when kids are taught to wash their hands often. Just 20 seconds of scrubbing with soap and warm water can help kill germs that [...]