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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 24, 2019

How to Talk to Your Teenagers about Pornography

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist @Margaret_Marie
Children are growing up in an age where technology and screen time are a part of life. More than 80% of U.S. teens have access to a smartphone, according to a recent study done by Common Sense Media. And while a mobile device can be used to stay connected to [...]
How to Talk to Your Teenagers about Pornography
Aug 19, 2019

Back to school: How to Help Kids Prepare

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist @Margaret_Marie
August is here, and parents across the country are helping children get ready to head back to school. The to-do list might include meeting the teacher, schedule pickup and back-to-school shopping. But it also should include a yearly health checkup. At this back-to-school appointment, your child's health care provider [...]
Back to school: How to Help Kids Prepare
Aug 12, 2019

Infectious Disease and Vaccine Hot Topics: Lyme, Measles, Flu and HPV

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist @Margaret_Marie
Whether it's Lyme disease or the ongoing concern about measles, infectious diseases and vaccines are hot topics in the news. Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Some infectious diseases can be passed from person to person. Some are transmitted by insects or other animals. Many infectious [...]
Infectious Disease and Vaccine Hot Topics: Lyme, Measles, Flu and HPV
Aug 5, 2019

How Safe are Electronic Cigarettes?

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist @Margaret_Marie
Cigarette smoking has fallen to its lowest point in recorded history, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But there’s a new problem at hand: electronic cigarettes. These battery-powered devices were introduced to the market to help smokers switch from traditional cigarettes. They work by heating a liquid into an [...]
How Safe are Electronic Cigarettes?
Jul 29, 2019

Innovations in Thoracic Surgery Benefit Patients

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist @Margaret_Marie
Chest surgery, also known as thoracic surgery, formerly involved "cracking open the chest," which requires a large incision, cutting through muscles, and a crank to spread apart the ribs in order to access the organs. But advances in techniques, including minimally invasive procedures and the use of 3D models, are [...]
Innovations in Thoracic Surgery Benefit Patients

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