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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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Aug 14, 2020

The importance of a healthy mindset to start the school year

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
The start of a new school year is always a time that’s filled with excitement and anxiety. This year, COVID-19 is making back to school even more challenging for kids, teachers and parents. Whether in person, online or a hybrid approach, this school year will be different for students and staff. [...]
The importance of a healthy mindset to start the school year
Aug 10, 2020

What is viral shedding?

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
When a person is infected with a virus, the virus multiplies in the body and can be released into the environment through sneezing, coughing or even speaking. This release is called "shedding" and viral shedding is how COVID-19 is spread from person to person. How long a person who has [...]
What is viral shedding?
Aug 10, 2020

Back-to-school recommendations

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
Whether in person, online or a hybrid model of education, families and school districts are planning for how to safely teach students during the COVID-19 pandemic. No matter which plan is chosen by communities, this school year will be challenging. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric [...]
Back-to-school recommendations
Aug 7, 2020

Will there be an at-home test for COVID-19?

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration paved the way for commercial developers to create at-home COVID-19 tests. While no test is yet approved for home use, a fast and cheap test could encourage people to test themselves routinely before going to work or school. Real-time results would enable [...]
Will there be an at-home test for COVID-19?
Aug 6, 2020

Bone marrow transplant

By Jennifer O'Hara @jenohara
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 [...]
Bone marrow transplant

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