Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Jul 15, 2019

Brisk walk good for women's hearts: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Wouldn't it be great for women to have access to an easy, heart-healthy exercise they could do just about anywhere at any time? Well, that activity does exist. It's walking. New research shows that women who walk briskly can improve their heart health. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, [...]
Jul 14, 2019

Ventricular assist devices offer hope for heart failure patients: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
When one of the heart's natural pumps isn’t working well, a ventricular assist device can be used to increase the amount of blood that flows through the body. A ventricular assist device is an implantable mechanical pump that helps pump blood from the lower chambers of your heart (the ventricles) to the [...]
Jul 12, 2019

Raising your skin cancer IQ: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Alison Bruce, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, tells us what to be on the lookout for when it comes to skin cancer. To listen, click the link below. Raising your skin cancer IQ
Jul 11, 2019

Aging research: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. James Kirkland explains how researchers are looking into ways to slow the aging process. To listen, click the link below. Aging research
Jul 10, 2019

Unique aspects of geriatric care: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Every day in the united states, 10,000 people turn 65.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Paul Takahashi discusses some of the unique aspects of geriatric care. To listen, click the link below. Unique aspects of geriatric care
Jul 9, 2019

Why allergies shouldn't prevent kids from having pets: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Having a pet has been proven to improve overall health, but it can be problematic for children who suffer from pet allergies. Pet dander can cause a long list of allergy symptoms, but most of them are fairly easy to treat. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Anupama [...]
Jul 8, 2019

Sore back relief: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's something that most of us will deal with from time to time. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Ralph Gay, a physiatrist at Mayo Clinic, will explain what can be done to help a sore back. To listen, click the link below. Sore back relief
Jul 7, 2019

Pituitary gland tumors: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The pituitary gland is a hormone-producing gland at the base of the brain. Sometimes known as the "master gland," the pituitary gland produces and regulates hormones that help the body function. Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths that develop in your pituitary gland.  Some pituitary tumors result in too many of the hormones [...]
Jul 5, 2019

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
Jul 4, 2019

Components of an eye exam: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. James Garrity, an ophthalmologist at Mayo Clinic, takes a look at some of what can be involved in a routine eye exam. To listen, click the link below. Components of an eye exam
Jul 3, 2019

Alcohol use disorder: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jon Ebbert, an internal medicine and addiction specialist at Mayo Clinic, discribes alcohol use disorder. To listen, click the link below. Alcohol use disorder
Jul 2, 2019

Why you need to get the HPV vaccine now: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
More people than ever now have access to a vaccine that can protect them from the most common sexually transmitted infection, HPV and its related health problems. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland, who leads Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, says the suggested age range for [...]