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14 hours ago · Treating gynecologic cancers: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Gynecologic cancersare cancers that start in a woman’s reproductive organs. The five main types are: cervicalendometrial, ovarian, vaginal  and vulvar cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year more than 80,000 women in the U.S. are told they have a gynecologic cancer, and more than 25,000 women die from these diseases. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, a gynecologic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, will cover diagnosis, treatment and prevention of gynecologic cancers.

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Treating gynecologic cancer

1 day ago · Eating before bedtime: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The old saying “timing is everything” is definitely true for your eating and sleeping routines. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Joseph Murray, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, says evening snacking can increase the chance for heartburn and a restless night.

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Eating before bedtime

2 days ago · What causes kidney stones: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Approximately 1 in 10 people will deal with kidney stones during their lifetime. The stones, which have many causes, can affect any part of your urinary tract — from the kidneys to the bladder. Passing them can be extremely painful.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how kidney stones form and what you can do to reduce your chances of experiencing them.

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What caused kidney stones

3 days ago · Covering COVID-19 topics: Mayo Clinic Radio

The Mayo Clinic Radio podcast shares the latest information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. On this week’s program, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist, discusses travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also on the program, Caroline Poland, a licensed mental health counselor and certified clinical trauma professional, discusses mental health and anxiety amid the pandemic. Also on the program, Dr. Michael Ackerman, a Mayo Clinic genetic cardiologist and director of the  Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory, explains the cardiac risks of using off-label drugs to treat COVID-19. And Dr. Joseph Sirven, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, shares important thoughts for patients with neurologic conditions like epilepsy, seizures and migraine headaches.

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5 days ago · Why whole grains are the healthier choice: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Want to be a healthier eater? Focus on whole grains. These unrefined grains are linked to a lower risk for heart disease, certain cancers and other health problems. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends at least half of all the grains you eat be whole grains. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Angie Murad, a dietitian with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, tells us more about the benefits of whole grains.

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Why whole grains are the healthier choice

6 days ago · Cause, remedies for thumb arthritis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It’s a condition that can have you giving a thumbs-down to activities that require gripping and pinching motions. Thumb arthritis causes pain and swelling in the thumb, and makes it difficult to do simple tasks, such as swinging golf clubs, turning doorknobs and opening jars. It’s a common injury, especially for women. The good news is there are several effective ways to alleviate the aches and pains of thumb arthritis. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minte, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sanj Kakar explains what happens beneath the skin of your hand to cause thumb arthritis.

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Cause and remedies for thumb arthritis

Wed, Apr 1 10:44am · Alzheimer's disease treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By 2050, the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to reach 14 million.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, will provide an update on Alzheimer’s disease.

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Alzheimer’s disease treatment