Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Jan 27, 2020

The upsides of frozen fruits and vegetables: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The U.S. government's dietary guidelines say to fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Increasing the variety of produce in your diet can make it easier to hit that goal. However, that can mean fruits and vegetables sometimes go bad before you get to them. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dietitian [...]
Jan 26, 2020

Flu season and whooping cough: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The flu is hitting children and young adults particularly hard this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 39 pediatric deaths due to flu complications so far this flu season. According to the CDC, influenza B is the most common strain of flu this season, and it tends to sicken more [...]
Jan 24, 2020

What is walking pneumonia: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Walking pneumonia is a bacterial illness that can have you down, but not out.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse provides a little more background on the disease, its symptoms and when to seek help. To listen, click the link below. What is walking pneomonia
Jan 23, 2020

Peeling into the health benefits of bananas: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
What's yellow, weighs more than 25 pounds and is something you'll likely have eaten by the end of December? The answer: a year's supply of bananas. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dietitian Angie Murad explains the many benefits of making bananas a part of a well-balanced diet. To listen, click the link below. Peeling [...]
Jan 22, 2020

Living donor organ donation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Charles Rosen discusses living donor organ donation. To listen, click the link below. Living Donor Organ Donation
Jan 21, 2020

Lymphedema risk study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Many women diagnosed with breast cancer have surgery as part of their treatment. Removing lymph nodes along with breast tissue increases the risk of lymphedema, or swelling of the arm. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Judy Boughey, a Mayo Clinic surgeon, says surgery is not the only cause [...]
Jan 20, 2020

Vitamin D: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Studies show that, while most Americans do not get enough vitamin D, a growing portion of people get too much. Finding a happy medium does not have to be tricky.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Sundeep Khosla, M.D., tells us more the important of vitamin D. To listen, click the link [...]
Jan 19, 2020

Vasectomy reversal surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Each year, more than 500,000 men in America have a vasectomy, which is a procedure that makes a man sterile. Vasectomy is done by cutting or blocking two tubes, called the vas deferens, so that sperm can’t get into the semen. Sometimes, due to a change in life circumstance, men decide [...]
Jan 17, 2020

HALT before you snack: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
During a busy day, a healthy snack can calm hunger, provide energy and reduce the chances you'll eat less nutritious foods. But, before reaching for the next snack, ask yourself an important question. Do you really need a snack? To listen to this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, click the link below. HALT before you [...]
Jan 16, 2020

Common foot problems: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Our feet; they help us get from here, to there. But a lifetime of walking can take it's toll.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Norm Turner describes some of the most common foot ailments. To listen, click the link below. Common foot problems
Jan 15, 2020

The benefits of beets: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
As root vegetables go, potatoes and carrots are the safe picks at the farmers market. But don’t overlook the beets.  As we learn in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, those colorful bulbs are full of nutrients, and preparing them may be easier than you think. To listen, click the link [...]
Jan 14, 2020

Avoiding Frostbite: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. David Nestler has some tips for avoiding frostbite. To listen, click the link below. Avoiding frostbite