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1 day ago · Erectile dysfunction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Many conditions can be a symptom of a larger problem.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Landon Trost explains why erectile dysfunction, E-D, may be a warning sign for cardiovascular problems.

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Erectile Dysfuntion

2 days ago · Men's health and prostate screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

As men get older, certain screenings are an important part of maintaining overall health.   In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Landon Trost tells us prostate screening is one of the most important, since cancer of the prostate is a leading cause of cancer death in American men.

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Men’s health prostate screening

3 days ago · Do you have these melanoma risk factors: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun or tanning beds increases your risk of developing melanoma, a form of cancer that begins in the cells that control the pigment in your skin. Although anyone can get it, Dr. Juan-Carlos Martinez explains in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute that some people are more at risk for melanoma.

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Do you have these melanoma risk factors

4 days ago · Tips for frozen shoulder

A myriad of issues cause shoulder pain. Sometimes that pain morphs into significant stiffness. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon has some tips for dealing with a frozen shoulder. To listen, click the link below.

Tips for frozen shoulder

5 days ago · Breast cancer strikes men, too: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Though it’s thought of as a disease that strikes women, men also battle breast cancer. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Kathryn Ruddy explains who’s most at risk and what symptoms to watch for with breast cancer in men.

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Breast Cancer Strikes Men Too

6 days ago · American Society of Breast Surgeons weighs in on breast cancer screening guidelines: Mayo Clinic Radio

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. When it comes to screening for breast cancer, mammograms are still the gold standard for early detection. But changing guidelines and competing recommendations on when to start screening has caused confusion for many women. Recently, The American Society of Breast Surgeons weighed in, calling for a breast cancer risk assessment for all women over 25. In addition, The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends a return to the traditional screening age of 40 for average-risk women and earlier annual screening for those at higher risk for the disease. 

In this Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic breast cancer surgeon, will discuss screening guidelines and advances in breast cancer surgery. Also on the program, Dr. Bradley Boeve, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, will explain progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disease. And Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a Mayo Clinic general thoracic surgeon, will discuss treatment for esophageal cancer

Here’s your Mayo Clinic Radio podcast.

Fri, Jun 7 4:36pm · Advances in pancreatic cancer treatment extending lives: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer, and such a diagnosis has long been considered a death sentence. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute we hear from Dr. Mark Truty, a Mayo Clinic cancer surgeon, who along with a team of surgeons and oncologists published a study which found that with the right combination of treatments, they can add years to the lives of pancreatic cancer patients.

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Advances in pancreatic cancer treatment giving years of life back to patients.

Thu, Jun 6 4:15pm · Why you need vitamin D and how to get it: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Vitamin D is essential for health but isn’t as easy as other nutrients to get in a balanced diet.

“Vitamin D is not in a lot of foods,” says Dr. Donald Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. “So it’s challenging to get all that we need.”

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Hensrud explains why vitamin D is so important and offers ideas on getting enough of it.

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Why you need vitamin D and how to get it