On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Carrie Langstraat, a gynecologic oncologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment options for ovarian cancer and the hopes for improving early detection. Also on the podcast, Dr. Andres Acosta, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, reviews a new, individualized approach to treating [...]
By Lee Aase • September 8, 2017
Immunizations protect millions of people and helps save lives. World Immunization Week educates people about the importance of vaccines and the protection they provide to people of all ages. Protect your child and ask your pediatrician about what vaccines they need today.
By Margaret Shepard • April 24, 2017
Spring is in the air! And there’s no better time to think about allergy-proofing your home from mold and dust. Simple things such as vacuuming floors, wiping excessive moisture from the refrigerator and keeping the AC on during those hot, humid days can all make a difference.
By Margaret Shepard • April 21, 2017

It’s National Parkinson’s Awareness Month and we need your help in supporting those with Parkinson’s and finding a cure. Roughly 7 to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease, and there still isn’t a cure. Let’s #EndParkinsons today!

By Margaret Shepard • April 18, 2017
Stress. Who needs it? Managing stress can feel overwhelming, but there are simple relaxation techniques doctors recommend. Whether that’s a yoga class or a long walk after work, your body and mind need time to relax. What’s your best tip to relieve your stress?
By Margaret Shepard • April 14, 2017
Today is World Health Day so #LetsTalk. Depression has become center stage in 2017 for a variety of reasons, and it affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. Mayo Clinic recommends several tips to cope with depression:
  • Simplify your life
  • [...]
By Margaret Shepard • April 7, 2017
While the autism spectrum varies with each person, this condition now affects 1 in 68 children. World Autism Month supports all people affected by autism. Knowing the signs can help you communicate better with someone who has autism. Join Light It Up Blue to bring awareness to [...]
By Margaret Shepard • April 3, 2017
More than 2.3 million people are affected by Multiple Sclerosis worldwide. MS impacts the brain and spinal cord, causing communication problems between the brain and the rest of the body. While there is no cure for MS, there are many things people can do to raise awareness [...]
By Margaret Shepard • March 28, 2017
With computers and tech devices in everyone’s reach, keeping your eyes healthy is more important than ever. Save Your Vision Month educates people about digital eye strain and the impact it has on your vision. Doctors recommend the 20/20/20 rule, which encourages people to take a 20 [...]
By Margaret Shepard • March 22, 2017

Is your bracket set? Which team is going to win it all? March Madness starts today, which means lots of TV and snacks are likely in your future. But instead of spending hours in front of the TV, get active and encourage kids to as well. Activities [...]

By Margaret Shepard • March 17, 2017