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3 hours ago · Brachial plexus Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The brachial plexus is the network of nerves that sends signals from your spinal cord to your shoulder, arm and hand. A brachial plexus injury occurs when these nerves are stretched, compressed, or in the most serious cases, ripped apart or torn away from the spinal cord.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses surgery to treat these injuries.

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Brachial plexus Surgery

1 day ago · How often should I bathe my kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Bath time can be a struggle for parents. The good news is, depending on their age and activity level, some children need just a few baths a week using an unscented, hypoallergenic soap.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis explains how often kids at different ages should be in the tub or shower.

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How often should I bathe my kids?

2 days ago · Osteoporosis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Bart Clarke, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses osteoporosis.

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Osteoporosis

3 days ago · Stem cells reduce pain of knee arthritis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Many people suffer from painful and debilitating osteoarthritis of the knee. In a recent study, experts at Mayo Clinic tested the benefit of using bone marrow stem cells to reduce arthritic pain and disability. 

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Shane Shapiro talks about how stem cell therapy offers great hope for the future of osteoarthritis treatment.

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Stem Cells Reduce Pain of Knee Arthritis

6 days ago · Flaxseed: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Nearly 1 in every 3 American adults has high levels of lipoprotein cholesterol, also known as “LDL” or “bad cholesterol.” Lifestyle changes can lower your bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. One way is by adding a daily dose of a tiny seed to your diet. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, tells us that flaxseed is a nutritional powerhouse.

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Flaxseed

Thu, Apr 18 1:29pm · Exercising and pregnancy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Elizabeth Cozine shares the benefits of exercising during pregnancy.

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Exercising and pregnancy

Wed, Apr 17 1:25pm · Yo-Yo dieting hard on a woman's heart: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

You have a big event coming up and need to fit into that great dress. So you crash diet ─ only to gain it all back again. If this sounds familiar, you could be yo-yo dieting. But research shows yo-yo dieting, also called weight cycling, is hard on your heart.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amy Pollak comments on the health risks of yo-yo dieting and how to work in a healthier, stable eating plan.

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Yo-Yo dieting hard on a women’s heart

Tue, Apr 16 1:06pm · Oral cavity reconstruction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Surgery to treat oral cancers– cancer of the mouth, tongue and jaw–can be disfuguring and affect the way you speak or eat. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Kevin Arce, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses reconstructive surgery for oral cancer patients.

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Oral cavity reconstruction