Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Dec 10, 2018

Preparing for surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Recovering from surgery can take a while.  But did you know that actions you take beforehand can also have a huge impact!  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Cima has thoughts on preparing for surgery. To listen, click the link below. Preparing for Surgery
Dec 9, 2018

Colorectal cancer / Mayo Clinic GeneGuide / dealing with holiday stress: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second most frequent cause of cancer death in the U.S. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called polyps. Over time, some polyps become [...]
Dec 7, 2018

Allergy or irritant? The truth about your rash: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Skin rashes are common. Soaps, detergents, plants and other substances can trigger red, itchy skin. Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says these types of rashes can be the result of an allergic reaction or an irritation. Knowing the difference is key to getting the right treatment. To listen, [...]
Dec 6, 2018

Doctors urge use of HPV vaccine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
To protect against cervical cancer and other cancers caused by HPV infection, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continues to recommend the  HPV vaccine. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland explains why the HPV vaccine is most effective in preteens who haven’t had their first sexual experience. To [...]
Dec 5, 2018

Surgery for TMD: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The temporomandibular joints sit right in front of your ears and connect your skull and your jaw. Dr. Jonathan Fillmore, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, will explain treatment for temporomandibular joint disorders. To listen, click the link below. Surgery for TMD  
Dec 4, 2018

Standing workstations: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Being sedentary poses many health risks, including obesity and heart disease.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we look at the possible benefits of standing workstations with Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez. To listen, click the link below. Standing workstations
Dec 3, 2018

Hypertension as we age: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
There are lots of factors that can contribute to hypertension or high blood pressure.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Vincent Canzenello tells us about one of those risk factors. To listen, click the link below. Hypertension as we age.
Dec 2, 2018

Organ donation story / ADHD on the rise / nutrition do's and don'ts: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Organ donation often is referred to as the gift of life. In the U.S., 100,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing. Unfortunately, many may never get the call saying that a suitable donor organ has been found. It's estimated that every day in [...]
Nov 30, 2018

HPV Vaccine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The human papillomavirus or HPV vaccination is recommended for boys and girls at ages 11 or 12. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, a Mayo Clinic oncologist, explains more about the vaccine and why it is important. To listen, click the link below. HPV Vaccine
Nov 29, 2018

Does folic acid prevent childhood obesity?: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Health care professionals have known for decades that women of childbearing age should take folic acid, because it reduces a baby's risk of being born with the neural tube defect, spina bifida. New research shows there may be another good reason for mothers-to-be to take the mineral — it may [...]
Nov 28, 2018

Are there health benefits to taking turmeric: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Can an ancient yellow root spice be good for you? A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows curcumin, an active ingredient in turmeric, effectively kills certain cancer cells. While research continues on the role turmeric plays in treating cancer, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health [...]
Nov 27, 2018

What is sepsis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Steve Peters introduces us to sepsis. To listen, click the link below. What is sepsis