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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.

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.

Location:

Rochester, MN

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@MayoClinic

Language:

English

Contact:

507-293-2264


Episodes

COVID-19 testing and update / hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy / trigeminal neuralgia

5/30/2020
The Mayo Clinic Radio program shares the latest information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Bobbi Pritt, chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, explains testing options for COVID-19. Also on the program, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, reviews the latest literature on COVID-19, discusses vaccine trials and explains some unique symptoms of COVID-19. Then in...

Duration:00:39:09

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Health and Human Services plays key role in supporting Americans amid COVID-19 crisis

5/28/2020
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. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a unique situation that has required work across federal and state agencies to support communities and frontline workers during this challenging time. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has played a key...

Duration:00:35:40

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: What we know about virus transmission

5/27/2020
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. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common mode of transmission for COVID-19 is through close contact from person to person. While it is possible that someone can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the...

Duration:00:28:32

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Hospital safety during COVID-19

5/26/2020
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. While many nonessential businesses closed or suspended operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals continued to operate and take care of COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients. How have Mayo Clinic hospitals navigated the pandemic and kept patients...

Duration:00:12:15

Stroke Awareness Month / cardiac stress test / how to be a good mental health consumer

5/23/2020
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Robert D. Brown Jr., a Mayo Clinic neurologist and stroke expert, discusses stroke and stroke prevention. Also on the program, Dr. Paul McKie, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains when and why you might need a cardiac stress test. And Dr. Craig Sawchuk, a psychologist and co-chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Integrated Behavioral Health, has tips for being a good mental health consumer.

Duration:00:40:20

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Understanding COVID-19 testing

5/22/2020
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. Mayo Clinic has been a leader in developing and deploying testing for COVID-19, but understanding the different types of tests and what they measure can be confusing. Terms like viral, molecular, serology and antibodies aren’t clear for everyone. What...

Duration:00:11:24

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Convalescent plasma program

5/21/2020
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. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Government is supporting a national Expanded Access Program to collect and provide convalescent plasma to patients in need across the country (uscovidplasma.org). Convalescent plasma refers to blood plasma...

Duration:00:11:10

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: COVID-19 update

5/20/2020
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. 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 reviews the latest literature on COVID-19, discusses vaccine...

Duration:00:16:18

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Ethnic disparities and COVID-19

5/19/2020
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. As COVID-19 continues to take hundreds of lives each day in the U.S., public health officials say minorities are being affected disproportionately. Early data shows that African Americans and other U.S. ethnic minorities have contracted COVID-19 at a...

Duration:00:13:33

Mayo Clinic expands in-person care / endoscopic skull base tumors / pathologist shortage

5/16/2020
The Mayo Clinic Radio program shares the latest information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Conor Loftus, chair of outpatient practice at Mayo Clinic, explains how Mayo Clinic is protecting patients and staff by using enhanced screening, testing, cleaning and masking protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then in an encore presentation of Mayo Clinic Radio, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, a Mayo Clinic neurologic surgeon, and Dr. Garret Choby, a Mayo...

Duration:00:39:21

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Surgical practice during COVID-19

5/14/2020
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. The COVID-19 pandemic forced elective surgeries to be delayed while hospitals prepared for the potential influx of COVID-19 patients. Thanks to effective efforts to flatten the curve and the lifting of executive stay-at-home orders, Mayo Clinic is again...

Duration:00:11:35

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Mayo Clinic expands in-person care

5/13/2020
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. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and clinics were forced to postpone nonessential appointments and surgeries in March and April. Thanks to social distancing and executive stay-at-home orders which helped flatten the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak,...

Duration:00:25:01

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: COVID-19 news briefing

5/12/2020
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. 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 discusses how the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is changing,...

Duration:00:22:44

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: COVID-19 research at Mayo Clinic

5/11/2020
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. Thanks to its combination of practice, education, and research, Mayo Clinic has a strong foundation to respond quickly to a medical crisis such as COVID-19. As the SARS-CoV-2 virus spread worldwide, a research task force was formed at Mayo Clinic to...

Duration:00:16:44

Skin care for your hands, face during COVID-19 / gynecologic cancer / adult asthma

5/10/2020
The Mayo Clinic Radio program shares the latest information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Your best defense against the spread of coronavirus is hand-washing, but frequent hand-washing can deplete the skin of its natural moisture and oils, causing dry and cracked skin. Recommendations to wear face masks also are taking a toll on the skin. Face masks may rub across the nose and behind the ears, which can irritate the skin. What should you do if your skin is becoming dry or...

Duration:00:39:21

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: How to clean during COVID-19

5/8/2020
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. Spring has sprung, and, for many, spring cleaning is a ritual. During the COVID-19 pandemic, cleaning and disinfecting homes is more important than ever. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new cleaning guidelines to help effectively...

Duration:00:15:26

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: The “Quarantine 15”

5/7/2020
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. It’s being called the "Quarantine 15" online — people poking fun at gaining weight while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Is it really a problem? Or does eating help cope with stress? And what about for kids? Public health researchers warn...

Duration:00:10:52

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Possible neurological effects of COVID-19

5/5/2020
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. Originally identified as a respiratory disease, some COVID-19 patients exhibit neurologic symptoms including stroke, loss of consciousness, headache, and even the loss of taste and smell. What's unknown is whether these are direct effects of the virus...

Duration:00:13:15

Special Mayo Clinic Q&A episode: Cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

5/4/2020
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. Because cancer treatments can weaken the immune system, cancer patients are at increased risk of complications from COVID-19. Despite these concerns, cancer patients often still need treatment, including going to the clinic or to the hospital, and many...

Duration:00:14:26

COVID-19 update / "The Quarantine 15" / exercise and the heart / headaches

5/3/2020
The Mayo Clinic Radio program shares the latest information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, shares the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic. Also on the program, Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, discusses the "Quarantine 15" - how to avoid weight gain, eat healthy, and stay active during stay at home...

Duration:00:39:39