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Soft tissue injuries in muscles, tendons and ligaments, and osteoarthritis, can make moving around painful and limit your physical activity. But, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. James Presley, a Mayo Clinic physical medicine specialist, says two specialized treatments are growing more common and can help you heal faster. To listen, click the link below.
Your target heart rate is the point during exercise at which you reach maximum benefits of physical activity. The number is slightly different for everyone, but the more often you can reach it, the healthier you are likely to be. But, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Edward Laskowski says the actual number is less important than the effort and mindset to reach it on a regular basis. To listen, click the link below.
August is here, and parents across the country are helping children get ready to head back to school. The to-do list might include meeting the teacher, schedule pickup and back-to-school shopping. But it also should include a yearly health checkup. At this back-to-school appointment, your child’s health care provider can check that immunizations are up to date, provide a routine physical examination, and discuss your child’s overall health and well-being.
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Summer Allen, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, will share helpful tips to get your kids ready to start the school year, including the importance of schedules, and developing healthy eating and sleeping habits. Also on the program, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases specialist, will discuss the common cold, fighting the flu and when to keep your kids home from school. And Dr. David Soma, a Mayo Clinic pediatric sports medicine specialist, will discuss the benefits and risks of kids and youth sports.
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Wed, Aug 14 3:31pm · F-H genetic testing: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
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.
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