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19 hours ago · Delegate, delete, do — How to integrate work, home life in Podcasts

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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.

To practice safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, this interview was conducted using video conferencing. The sound and video quality are representative of the technology used.

Connect with others talking about the pandemic and supporting one another in the COVID-19 support group.

 

3 days ago · Herd immunity, antibodies and COVID-19 in Podcasts

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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.

To practice safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, this interview was conducted using video conferencing. The sound and video quality are representative of the technology used.

Connect with others talking about the pandemic and supporting one another in the COVID-19 support group.

 

5 days ago · Mayo Clinic Cancer Center patient navigators in Podcasts

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

 

 

Mon, Jul 27 3:13pm · When it comes to COVID-19, who are 'long haulers?' in Podcasts

1025x577-virus-fadeOn the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, explains what we know about possible long term effects of COVID-19. People with long courses of the disease have been dubbed “long haulers”.

To practice safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, this interview was conducted using video conferencing. The sound and video quality are representative of the technology used.

Connect with others talking about the pandemic and supporting one another in the COVID-19 support group.

 

 

Thu, Jul 23 8:10am · COVID-19 update with Dr. Greg Poland in Podcasts

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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.

Connect with others talking about the pandemic and supporting one another in the COVID-19 support group.

Wed, Jul 22 8:07am · Telemedicine in the emergency department in Podcasts

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

 

Learn from other patients how to get the most out of telemedicine appointments on Mayo Clinic Connect: Telemedicine: How to make the most of a virtual doctor visit

 

Wed, Jul 15 9:02am · Hypoplastic left heart syndrome in Podcasts

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Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a birth defect that affects normal blood flow through the heart. As a baby develops during pregnancy, the left side of the heart does not form correctly. Ava Weitl, now a first grader, was born with HLHS. She had her first heart surgery the day she was born. Now she is part of pioneering research at Mayo Clinic.

On this episode of Mayo Clinic Q&A, Ava and Dr. Timothy Nelson, director of the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome at Mayo Clinic, will share her story.

Wed, Jun 17 8:34am · Cancer and nutrition in Podcasts

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When it comes to fighting cancer or living with a cancer diagnosis, does what you eat make a difference? Nutrition is an important thing to consider for people with cancer. Eating healthy foods before, during, and after treatment can help patients feel better and stay stronger.

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A, Dr. John Shin, a hematologist and oncologist, discusses nutrition and cancer.

Talk about cancer and nutrition with other members in the Cancer support group. You may also be interested in the Cancer: Managing Symptoms group.