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10 hours ago · 3 hours from heartburn: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The old saying “timing is everything” is definitely true for your eating and sleeping routinesDr. Joseph Murray says bedtime snacking can increase the chance for heartburn, especially in men, and can lead to a restless night. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Murray explains why, if you stop eating sooner, you’ll likely start sleeping better.

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3 hours from heartburn

1 day ago · Why nutrient-dense food is good for you: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The idea that big things come in small packages is certainly true of blueberries. The tiny fruit is filled with healthy stuff and is an excellent example of a nutrient-dense food. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dietitian Katherine Zeratsky tells us what that means.

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Why nutrient-dense food is good for you

2 days ago · Fecal incontinence: Symptoms, treatment and prevention: Mayo Clinic Radio

Being unable to control bowel movements, called fecal incontinence, is a common problem in people as they age. Fecal incontinence can range from an occasional leakage of stool while passing gas to a complete loss of bowel control. Common causes of fecal incontinence include diarrhea, constipation, and muscle or nerve damage. The muscle or nerve damage may be associated with aging or giving birth. While fecal incontinence is embarrassing and difficult to talk about, health care providers can offer treatments to help control the condition and improve quality of life for patients.

On this Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Jean Fox, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, will discuss fecal incontinence. Also on the program, Dr. Ekta Kapoor, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine and women’s health physician, will explain the dangers of excess belly fat. And Dr. Michael Joyner, a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and human performance expert, will discuss a recent study examining whether pushups can predict your future health. 

Here’s your Mayo Clinic Radio podcast.

4 days ago · Genetic testing for breast cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Everyday it seems we learn more about how our genetic makeup affects our health.  And genetic testing can provide important information about your risk for some diseases.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Sandhya Pruthi about genetic testing for breast cancer.

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Genetic testing for breast cancer

5 days ago · ADHD risk factors: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

A recent study found that the number of kids being diagnosed with A-D-H-D in the united states has jumped significantly. There are certain factors that put children at higher risk for developing a-d-h-d. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Zaccariello, takes a look at what are and aren’t risk factors for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). To listen, click the link below.

ADHD risk factors

6 days ago · Treating male hair loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Not all hair loss is the same, so not all treatments will work for fixing the thinning you’re seeing in the mirror. A dermatologist can tell you why you’re losing your hair and what can be done about it. IN this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Leila Tolaymat, explains one type, androgenetic alopecia, and that’s known as male- or female-patterned hair loss.”

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Treating male hair loss

Tue, Oct 8 4:12pm · Primary care and mental health: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Craig Sawchuk explains how primary care physicians are helping patients with mental health issues get the help they need.

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Primary care and mental health

Mon, Oct 7 2:05pm · Vaccine researchers advice about the flu: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It’s that time of year…flu season. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland has some advice when it comes to the flu. To listen, click the link below.

Vaccine researchers advice about the flu