Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Feb 17, 2020

Awareness under anesthesia: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Imagine, you're on the operating table.  You're supposed to be asleep.  Instead, you can sense, maybe even feel what is happening.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, anesthesiologist Dr. Timothy Curry, explains how awareness under anesthesia can happen. To listen, click the link below. Awareness under anesthesia
Feb 16, 2020

Living with arthritis: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. John M. Davis III, a Mayo Clinic rheumatologist, discusses arthritis, and the latest edition of the book, "Mayo Clinic on Arthritis — How to Manage Pain and Lead an Active Life". Also on the program, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, shares how heart disease can [...]
Feb 16, 2020

Prostate cancer / exercise and the heart / headaches: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
On this Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Derek Lomas, a Mayo Clinic urologist, will discuss prostate cancer, including a new biopsy method. Also on the program, Dr. Todd Miller, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, will explain how exercise affects the heart. And Dr. Beth Robertson, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, will discuss headaches and treatment [...]
Feb 14, 2020

The importance of deciding to be an organ donor while you're still alive: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
With a constant need for organ transplants, it's never been more important for people to sign up to be an organ donor. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Charles Rosen, director of the Transplant Center at Mayo Clinic, tells us that deciding to be an organ donor while [...]
Feb 13, 2020

Advance directive: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
While you never hope to use one, an advance directive allows a designee to make medical decisions on your behalf.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Erin DeMartino explains some of the things you need to know if you're thinking about an advance directive. To listen, click the link [...]
Feb 12, 2020

Women and heart disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Heart disease is still the number one killer of women in the United States. Yet, many women fail to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack.  Why? Dr. Rekha Mankad takes a look at that question in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below. Women and heart [...]
Feb 11, 2020

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

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Most people know that high cholesterol is bad for their heart, but few people really understand what cholesterol is. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Claire Haga explains why it's so closely related to heart problems. She also discusses the power you have to control it. To listen, [...]
Feb 10, 2020

Eye problems and aging: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Just like the rest of the body, age can take it's toll on our eyes too.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute we take a look at some of the common age-related problems with Dr. Sophie Bakri. To listen, click the link below. Eye problems and aging
Feb 9, 2020

The obesity epidemic: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, will discuss the obesity epidemic and talk about popular diet trends, including intermittent fasting. Also on the program to recognize Feb. 14 as National Donor Day will be Dr. Mikel Prieto, a Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon. Dr. Prieto will explain living kidney donation. And Dr. [...]
Feb 7, 2020

Winter skin protection tips: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The weather changes that come with winter can have a negative effect on skin – the largest organ in the body. Colder temperatures and a lack of moisture in the air can damage unprotected skin, especially areas on the face and hands. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis [...]
Feb 6, 2020

Should older people take statins: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Statins are medications designed to lower cholesterol to decrease your risk of cardiovascular issues, such as heart attacks. Recent research shows that people 75 and older who go off statins have an increased risk of hospitalization because of cardiovascular problems. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, [...]
Feb 5, 2020

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 Rochester. [...]