Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Jan 19, 2018

Healthy sleep habits for kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
When it comes to sleep, how much do kids really need?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Suresh Kotagal, a pediatric neurologist at Mayo Clinic, will share recommendations on kids and sleep. To listen, click the link below. Healthy sleep habits for kids
Jan 18, 2018

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 [...]
Jan 17, 2018

Probiotics: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A human’s digestive tract teems with trillions of bacteria. There are more bacteria in your intestines than cells in your body. But not all of the bacteria in your body are good for you. Research suggests that having too many of the bad and not enough of the good bacteria — caused, [...]
Jan 16, 2018

Alzheimer's disease treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
By 2050, the number of people with Alzheimer's disease is expected to reach 14 million.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, will provide an update on Alzheimer’s disease. To listen, click the link below. Alzheimer's disease treatment
Jan 15, 2018

Teens and Anxiety: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Paul Croarkin, a pediatric psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic, discusses warning signs of anxiety teenagers. To listen, click the link below. Teens and anxiety
Jan 14, 2018

Pancreatic cancer / healthy new year / sleep crisis: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the National Cancer Institute, about 53,000 patients in the U.S. were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016. The pancreas is an organ that lies behind the lower part of your stomach. It secretes enzymes to aid digestion and hormones to manage your blood sugar. Pancreatic cancer is one of [...]
Jan 12, 2018

Nipple-sparing mastectomy, pre-pectoral reconstruction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health

By Joel Streed @jstreed
As effective as a more invasive procedure, nipple-sparing mastectomy with immediate pre-pectoral reconstruction offers a woman a more natural appearance following breast cancer surgery. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we find out why requests for it continue to grow.  To listen, click the link below. Nipple-sparing mastectomy, pre-pectoral reconstruction
Jan 11, 2018

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 10, 2018

Sexually transmitted infections among seniors: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
We've heard for a while now that the number of sexually transmitted infections has been skyrocketing.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Pritish Tosh tells us that there is one demographic group caught up in this trend that may surprise you. To listen click the link below. STIs among [...]
Jan 9, 2018

Addressing the opioid epidemic: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The opioid epidemic continues to affect thousands in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, deaths from prescription opioid medications — drugs such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine — have more than quadrupled since 1999. Deaths from illicit drugs, such as heroin, also continue to be a [...]
Jan 8, 2018

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
Jan 7, 2018

Tobacco company corrective statements / diabetes technology / motion sickness: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In November 2017, the major U.S. tobacco companies were required to begin running court-ordered television and newspaper ads that tell the American public the truth about the dangers of smoking. The ads – called corrective statements –will run for one year on television networks during prime time and in print and online [...]