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Join hosts Dr. Tom Shives and Tracy McCray for wide-ranging conversations that add context to viral health headlines, highlight emerging treatments and make learning about everyday wellness as easy as having a conversation with a friend.

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Join hosts Dr. Tom Shives and Tracy McCray for wide-ranging conversations that add context to viral health headlines, highlight emerging treatments and make learning about everyday wellness as easy as having a conversation with a friend.

    Living a full life / hemiarthroplasty / paying it forward

    Living a full life / hemiarthroplasty / paying it forward

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Robert Kyle, a Mayo Clinic hematologist and a pioneer in the field of myeloma, discusses how he has stayed grounded in his nearly six decade career. Also on the podcast, Dr. Mark Pagnano, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, explains why a partial knee replacement is sometimes an option for patients instead of a total knee replacement. And Jay Masters, a grateful radiation oncology patient, shares how his cancer treatment led him to change careers. He became a Mayo Clinic staff member, hoping to make a difference for patients just like him.

    • 45 min
    Sleep apnea / CBD products / new brain mapping techniques

    Sleep apnea / CBD products / new brain mapping techniques

    An estimated 20 million Americans have sleep apnea, and many don’t even know it. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler, a Mayo Clinic sleep medicine specialist, discusses diagnosing and treating sleep apnea. Dr. Morgenthaler also serves as chief patient safety officer for Mayo Clinic. Also on the podcast, Dr. Brent Bauer, director of research for the Mayo Clinic Integrative Medicine Program, and Dr. Karen Mauck, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine specialist, discuss how to know which CBD products are safe to use. And Dr. Kaisorn Chaichana, a Mayo Clinic neurologic surgeon, explains minimally invasive surgical techniques for treating brain tumors.

    • 43 min
    Artificial intelligence / advances in neurosurgery / Peyronie's disease

    Artificial intelligence / advances in neurosurgery / Peyronie's disease

    Artificial intelligence is being used at Mayo Clinic to detect heart disease, treat stroke patients faster and create algorithms for diagnostic radiology. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Bradley Erickson, a Mayo Clinic diagnostic radiologist, discusses AI in medicine and society. Also on the podcast, Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, chair of Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida, shares the latest in neurologic surgery for hard-to-treat brain tumors. And Dr. Matthew Ziegelmann, a Mayo Clinic urologist, discusses Peyronie’s disease.

    • 38 min
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia / sex after heart attack / COVR medical

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia / sex after heart attack / COVR medical

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Mitchell Humphreys, a Mayo Clinic urologist, highlights prostate health and treatment options for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Also on the program, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses sex after a heart attack. And Dr. Bruce Levy, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, shares how his patients' experiences with lack of privacy during surgery led him and his wife to found a new company, COVR Medical.

    • 41 min
    Breast cancer / progressive supra nuclear palsy / esophageal cancer

    Breast cancer / progressive supra nuclear palsy / esophageal cancer

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic breast cancer surgeon, discusses breast cancer screening guidelines from The American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Degnim also discusses advances in breast cancer surgery. Also on the podcast, Dr. Bradley Boeve, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, explains progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disease. And Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a Mayo Clinic general thoracic surgeon, discusses treatment for esophageal cancer.

    • 40 min

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