Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Aug 16, 2019

Stress management and gender: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
What is it that stresses you out?  Work?  School? Family?  You might be surprised to know that at least part of your answer depends on your gender. Dr. Anjali Bhagra explains in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below. Stress management and gender
Aug 15, 2019

Lung cancer treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
While lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, that doesn't mean it's always untreatable. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Shanda Blackmon outlines some of the different treatment options. To listen, click the link below. Lung cancer treatment
Aug 14, 2019

F-H genetic testing: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Familial hypercholesterolemia or f-h is a genetic disorder that can result in very high cholestrol levels which, in turn, can lead to a heart attack or sudden death at a young age.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Iftikhar Kullo about screening for this disorder. To [...]
Aug 13, 2019

Why vaccines are especially important for older people: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The older you get, the harder time your body has fighting off infections and diseases. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland, says that's why it becomes more crucial to get vaccinated as you age. To listen, click the link below. Why vaccines are especially important for older [...]
Aug 12, 2019

Urethral stricture: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, urologist Dr. Boyd Viers, tells us about urethral strictures and some of the common causes. To listen, click the link below. Urethral stricture
Aug 11, 2019

Infectious disease and vaccine hot topics: Lyme, measles, flu and HPV: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Whether it's Lyme disease or the ongoing concern about measles, infectious diseases and vaccines are hot topics in the news. Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Some infectious diseases can be passed from person to person. Some are transmitted by insects or other animals. Many infectious [...]
Aug 9, 2019

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
Aug 8, 2019

Treating uterine fibroids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Up to 80 percent of women have fibroids by 50, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Some fibroids are as small as a seed, and women may not even know they have them. Other uterine [...]
Aug 7, 2019

Kids and screen time: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In today's society, children are inundated with media. Many kids spend hours in front of devices such as computers, TVs, smartphones or tablets. But, how much screen time is OK for your child? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Angela Mattke explains new screen time recommendations released by [...]
Aug 6, 2019

Jellyfish stings: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Jellyfish can be found in most coastal waters of the U.S. Fortunately, most jellyfish that people will encounter in the U.S. can cause symptomatic and problematic skin irritation but not the severe, potentially life-threatening consequences seen in other parts of the globe. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. [...]
Aug 5, 2019

Adult and teen depression: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Clinical depression is a mood disorder than can affect anyone and at any age. The signs and symptoms, however, are not the same for everyone. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Marcie Billings, tells us that there are some differences in adult depression and teen depression.  To listen, [...]
Aug 4, 2019

How safe are electronic cigarettes?

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Cigarette smoking has fallen to its lowest point in recorded history, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But there’s a new problem at hand: electronic cigarettes. These battery-powered devices were introduced to the market to help smokers switch from traditional cigarettes. They work by heating a liquid into an aerosol [...]