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1 day ago · A warning to parents about sliding with kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Ever put a kid on your lap for a trip down a slide? While you may think that makes sliding safer, new research suggests it could increase the risk for injury. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, hundreds of thousands of children were injured on slides in the U.S. from 2002 through 2015, and many of those injuries were leg fractures caused by sliding with an adult. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Steven Maher, an emergency medicine specialist, explains the risks.

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A warning to parents about sliding with kids

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2 days ago · Using measles to fight cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Dangerous and highly contagious; accurate descriptions for the measles virus. But, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Evanthia Galanis on how, in certain cases, that same virus can help battle a killer; cancer.

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Using measles to fight cancer

3 days ago · Antibiotic allergies: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, an infectious disease specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses antibiotic allergies.

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Antibiotic allergies

4 days ago · Stress and complementary therapies: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

We all know that stress can be bad for our health. It suppresses the immune system and can damage our hearts. so who wouldn’t want to find ways to destress and protect their health?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Brent Bauer, discusses how complementary techniques can help you unwind.

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Stress and complementary therapies

5 days ago · Benefits of minimally invasive back surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. Thankfully, a lot of that pain is temporary.  But for others, the only relief requires surgery.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mohamad Bydon outlines some of the benefits to minimally invasive back surgery.

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Benefits of minimally invasive back surgery

Fri, May 22 12:54pm · Center for innovation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Finding creative solutions to health care problems.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Douglas Wood explains the work of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation.

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Center for Innovation

Thu, May 21 12:51pm · Drugs for erectile dysfunction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It’s been 20 years since sildenafil, better known as viagra, received FDA approval. It was the first of several medications that address the problems of erectile dysfunction.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Landon Trost explains a little more about the medications to treat this very common problem.

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Drugs for erectile dysfunctions.