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1 day ago · 4 ideas for avoiding the 'freshman 15: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this season of packing up for college, here’s a warning about packing on the “freshman 15.” “It’s usually not actually 15 (pounds). It’s more often seven or eight,” says Dr. Denise Millstine, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine physician. Still, it’s extra weight that Dr. Millstine says is often caused by a change in activity and eating habits from high school to college. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Millstine has tips to avoid this weight gain. To listen, click the link below.

4 ideas for avoiding the ‘freshman 15

2 days ago · Staying healthy while at college: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

College life means close quarters, and that can create an environment for getting sick. “Often, what the person next to you is doing is affecting your health,” says Dr. Denise Millstine, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine physician. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Millstine explains why a strong defense is key — starting with the annual influenza vaccine. To listen, click the link below.

Staying healthy while at college

3 days ago · Scoliosis screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jeremy Fogelson explains the importance of screening for scoliosis.

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Scoliosis screening

4 days ago · ADHD on the rise: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Zaccariello, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses why attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the rise.  To listen, click the link below.

ADHD on the rise

5 days ago · Tips to stop bullying: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

For many children, the start of a new school year can be stressful, especially if they’ve been victims of bullying in the past.  Mayo Clinic Children’s Center psychologist Dr. Bridget Biggs has these tips for helping your child. To listen, click the link below.

Tips to stop bullying

Fri, Sep 6 1:48pm · Lice Non-Treatments: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis has some tips on what not to try when treating lice.

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Lice non-treatments

Thu, Sep 5 1:45pm · Head Lice: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis offers some insight into a common problem this time of year… head lice.

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Head Lice

Wed, Sep 4 1:41pm · Schooling your kids on hand washing: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

One of the easiest ways to help children stay healthy in the classroom begins at home. Studies have shown that illnesses and absenteeism in schools go down when kids are taught to wash their hands often. Just 20 seconds of scrubbing with soap and warm water can help kill germs that spread disease. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician says it is up to us to set the example.

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Schooling your kids on hand washing