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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.

    Neuromuscular diseases / intestinal obstruction / health consequences of hearing loss

    Neuromuscular diseases / intestinal obstruction / health consequences of hearing loss

    There are more than 600 types of neurologic and neuromuscular diseases that can affect your nervous system. The nervous system includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves that control all the workings of the body. When something goes wrong with a part of your nervous system, you can have trouble moving, speaking, swallowing or breathing. Other problems can develop with your memory, senses or mood. Two such diseases are muscular dystrophy (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/muscular-dystrophy/symptoms-causes/syc-20375388?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721) and multiple sclerosis (MS) (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350269?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721).
     
    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Jennifer Martinez-Thompson (https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/martinez-thompson-jennifer-m-m-d/bio-20452900?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721), a Mayo Clinic neurologist, will discuss treatment options for muscular dystrophy and MS. Also on the program, Dr. Erica Loomis (https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/loomis-erica-a-m-d/bio-20055605?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721), a Mayo Clinic trauma and critical care surgeon, will explain what causes intestinal obstruction (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intestinal-obstruction/symptoms-causes/syc-20351460?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721) and how it's treated. And Dr. Colin Driscoll (https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/driscoll-colin-colin-l-m-d/bio-20053349?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721), a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist, will explain the health consequences of untreated hearing loss (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hearing-loss/symptoms-causes/syc-20373072?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721).

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    Bone marrow transplant / retinoblastoma / cardio-oncology rehabilitation

    Bone marrow transplant / retinoblastoma / cardio-oncology rehabilitation

    A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells into your body to replace your damaged or diseased bone marrow. Bone marrow transplants may use cells from your own body (autologous transplant) or from a donor (allogeneic transplant). Bone marrow transplants can benefit people with a variety of both cancerous (malignant) and noncancerous (benign) diseases. On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. William Hogan, director of the Mayo Clinic Bone Marrow Transplant program, discusses bone marrow transplant. Also on the program, Dr. Lauren Dalvin, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, and Dr. Waleed Brinjikji, a Mayo Clinic radiologist, explain treatment for retinoblastoma, the most common form of eye cancer in children. And Adam Shultz, a Mayo Clinic cardio-oncology rehabilitation specialist, explains how cardio-oncology rehab can help cancer patients recover and deal with treatment side effects.

    Childhood leukemia / chronic cough / cancer center patient navigators

    Childhood leukemia / chronic cough / cancer center patient navigators

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Shakila Khan, a Mayo Clinic pediatric hematologist/oncologist, discusses childhood leukemia. Also on the program, Dr. Kaiser Lim, a Mayo Clinic pulmonary and critical care physician, explains chronic cough and how it can be treated. And Jeri Lensing and Angela Young discuss the important role of patient navigators at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.

    Autism / tele-emergency medicine / role of the pharmacist

    Autism / tele-emergency medicine / role of the pharmacist

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Andrea Huebner, a Mayo Clinic neuropsychologist, discusses autism spectrum disorder. Also on the program Erin Mason, a Mayo Clinic physician assistant, and Dr. Christopher Russi, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, explain how tele-medicine is used is emergency departments. And Dr. Victoria Zambito, a Mayo Clinic pharmacist, shares the many roles a pharmacist can play in heath care.

     

    Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Mayo Clinic Radio listeners: Mayo Clinic is committed to being a trusted source for COVID-19 health information. We will share COVID-19 (coronavirus) episodes from our other podcast, Mayo Clinic Q&A, here on this Mayo Clinic Radio platform.
    Across the world, one of the biggest changes forced by the COVID-19 pandemic is in the field of education. Programs from kindergarten through postsecondary have rapidly moved to a distance learning model. Online and remote instruction has its own unique challenges, and has required students and educators to be creative to stay connected.

    On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Alexandra Wolanskyj-Spinner, senior associate dean for student affairs at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Minnesota, discusses medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

     

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