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From complex or serious conditions like cancer and heart disease to the latest news on research and wellness, Dr. Tom Shives and Tracy McCray ask the questions and get easy to understand answers from Mayo Clinic experts.

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From complex or serious conditions like cancer and heart disease to the latest news on research and wellness, Dr. Tom Shives and Tracy McCray ask the questions and get easy to understand answers from Mayo Clinic experts.

    Delegate, delete, do — How to integrate work, home life

    Delegate, delete, do — How to integrate work, home life

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, teleworking has become a way of life for many. As the physical boundaries between work and home blur, work-life balance can be a challenge.
    On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Adam Perlman, director of Integrative Health and Wellness at Mayo Clinic in Florida, offers helpful strategies for managing daily stresses during COVID-19. One plan of action? Delegate, delete, and do.

    • 30 min
    Herd immunity, antibodies and COVID-19

    Herd immunity, antibodies and COVID-19

    The concept of herd immunity has sparked debate about whether it would control the spread of COVID-19. Herd immunity happens when a sufficient proportion of a population is immune to an infectious disease, meaning spread from person to person is unlikely.
    So what is known about immunity and COVID-19? On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar, a Mayo Clinic hematologist and researcher, discusses how the body works to fight off disease.

    • 17 min
    Cancer Center patient navigators

    Cancer Center patient navigators

    Cancer. It's a word that nobody wants to hear. It's a difficult diagnosis that can leave you and your family members scared and confused. Finding guidance along the journey can help.

    On this episode of Mayo Clinic Q&A, Jeri Lensing and Angela Young discuss the important role of patient navigators at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.

    • 11 min
    COVID-19 update with Dr. Greg Poland

    COVID-19 update with Dr. Greg Poland

    On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, covers the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Dr. Poland gives an update on progress towards a vaccine for COVID-19, discusses therapies for treating the virus and shares research on how effective face masks and physical distancing are in fighting the spread of the disease.

    • 27 min
    Telemedicine in the emergency department

    Telemedicine in the emergency department

    During the COVID-pandemic, we've heard a lot about telemedicine. While still a relatively new concept, advances in technology have made telemedicine a reality in hospitals, clinics, even the E-R.

    On this episode of Mayo Clinic Q&A, emergency room physician Dr. Christopher Russi and physician assistant Erin Mason will explain how Mayo Clinic is using telemedicine in the emergency department.

    • 10 min

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Thanks for giving us the understanding of why we should not let our guard down!

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Accurate & Applicable Info

Tracy and Dr. Tom have a real knack for sharing medical information for all to understand by interviewing experts from various fields. Thank you for all your hard work, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic!

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