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1 day ago · Nutrient dense food: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In the recipe to living a healthier life, nutrient-dense foods are a key ingredient. They’re packed with benefits, keep you full longer and are often low in calories.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dietitian Kate Zeratsky explains what you get and what to watch out for when adding nutrient-dense foods to your meals.

Why nutrient-dense food is good for you

2 days ago · Women's heart attack symptoms vary: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

You may think there’s nothing subtle about a heart attack. But, the truth is, a series of subtle symptoms can signal heart trouble, especially in women.

“There’s more variation in the symptoms of a heart attack in a woman,” says Dr. Rekha Mankad, cardiologist and director of the Women’s Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester. “So it’s not always that classic image of someone clutching the left side of their chest. ”

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mankad further explains how heart attacks in women can look and feel different that those in men.

To listen, click the link below.

Women’s heart attack symptoms vary

3 days ago · Video doctor visits: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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

4 days ago · Sleep problems: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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

5 days ago · Stem cells for stroke treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Stroke is the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S., striking nearly 800,000 people each year. Hemorrhagic, or bleeding, stroke is particularly devastating, says Mayo Clinic neurologist and critical care expert Dr. William D. Freeman.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Freeman outlines research he is working on that could help treat these patients.

To listen, click the link below.

Stem cells for stroke treatment

6 days ago · Transforming medical education: Mayo Clinic Radio

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine is ranked among the top 20 medical schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The school was established in Rochester, Minnesota, in 1972. Beyond Rochester, Mayo Clinic opened a four-year medical school in Arizona earlier in 2017. And training opportunities are available at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, as well. This gives Mayo Clinic a nationwide presence in medical education. Mayo Clinic has been chosen by the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education to be part of a national initiative to modernize medical school for the 21st century.

On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Fredric Meyer, M.D., executive dean of education, Mayo Clinic, will share ideas and innovations that are transforming medical education and helping modernize training for tomorrow’s doctors. Dr. Meyer is the Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education. Also on the program, Dr. David Knopman, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss how lifestyle choices throughout your life can affect your risk of dementia. And Dr. Michael Ackerman, a pediatric cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, will explain the heart rhythm condition known as long QT syndrome.

Here’s your Mayo Clinic Radio podcast.

Fri, Sep 15 2:41pm · Stroke treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

When it comes to stroke, it’s important to recognize the signs and seek help immediately.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Brown outlines the symptoms of stroke and what treatments are now available.

To listen, click the link below.

Stroke Treatment