Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Sep 22, 2017

Nutrient dense food: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In the recipe to living a healthier life, nutrient-dense foods are a key ingredient. They're packed with benefits, keep you full longer and are often low in calories. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dietitian Kate Zeratsky explains what you get and what to watch out for when adding nutrient-dense foods to your meals. [...]
Sep 21, 2017

Women's heart attack symptoms vary: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
You may think there's nothing subtle about a heart attack. But, the truth is, a series of subtle symptoms can signal heart trouble, especially in women. "There's more variation in the symptoms of a heart attack in a woman," says Dr. Rekha Mankad, cardiologist and director of the Women's Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in [...]
Sep 20, 2017

Video doctor visits: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Using technology to help ease the burden on surgical patients. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Cassivi, explains a pilot study that's using video visits for post-surgical follow-up. To listen, click the link below. Video doctor visits
Sep 19, 2017

Sleep problems: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
We often take it for granted, but sleep plays a big role in our overall health.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler has some tips to help you get the slumber you need. To listen, click the link below. Sleep Problems
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 [...]