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Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon Tom Shives, M.D. and cohost Tracy McCray educate and enlighten audiences every week on the latest news as well as information about exercise, nutrition, prevention and your health. Tune in weekly as hosts and experts from Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Clinic Health System bring you health updates in an easy-to-understand, friendly approach.

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Jun 3, 2020

Expedited breast cancer treatment

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
During the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that hasn’t stopped is the need for cancer treatment. While patients might be hesitant to leave their homes for weeks at a time for treatment, there is a fast-track treatment option at Mayo Clinic for some breast cancer patients. Certain low-risk breast cancer [...]
Expedited breast cancer treatment
May 27, 2020

Health and Human Services plays key role in supporting Americans amid COVID-19 crisis

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
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 role by providing effective health and human services and [...]
Health and Human Services plays key role in supporting Americans amid COVID-19 crisis
May 26, 2020

What we know about virus transmission

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
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 virus on it and then touching their own mouth, [...]
What we know about virus transmission
May 26, 2020

Hospital safety during COVID-19

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
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 and staff safe? On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Robert Cima, chair of hospital [...]
Hospital safety during COVID-19
May 22, 2020

Understanding COVID-19 testing

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
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 are the different COVID-19 tests, and what do they do? [...]
Understanding COVID-19 testing

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