Meditation isn't a short-term prescription. It's a practice that continues day in and day out for the rest of your life. Here's how to play the long game. The post Your Guide to Making Meditation a Way of Life appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Maybe it's an issue at work or a problem around the house. Whatever the cause, too much stress can be unhealthy. But managing that stress can be hard. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amit Sood has some tips to help you with stress management. To listen, click the link below. Stress Management
Many people suffer from painful and debilitating osteoarthritis of the knee. In a recent study, experts at Mayo Clinic tested the benefit of using bone marrow stem cells to reduce arthritic pain and disability. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Shane Shapiro talks about how stem cell therapy offers great hope for the future of […]
According to Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, more than 29 million Americans have diabetes. That’s about 1 out of every 11 people in the U.S. Just as startling is that 1 out of 4 people with diabetes don’t know they have it. Diabetes means there is too much glucose, or sugar, in the blood. This can […]
Brittany Diggs was abducted from her apartment when returning home from work. After multiple failed attempts to rob others, she was placed in the trunk of her car as he continued on his rampage. Listen as she recounts her abduction with Scott, as well as gives a background story to her diabetes diagnosis and her […]
Vitamin D and potassium are among the nutrients that will be required on the updated nutrition facts label for packaged foods. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that’s because Americans don’t always get the recommended amounts of these nutrients. Calcium and iron information will continue to be required on the labels. In this Mayo Clinic Radio […]
It's no secret that many people have hearing troubles as they get older. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gayla Poling explains age-related hearing loss. To listen, click the link below. Age-related Hearing Loss
It's not uncommon for women undergoing mastectomy to treat breast cancer to also have their healthy breast removed. It's called contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. But the American Academy of Breast Surgeons is not recommending the practice, at least not for all women. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Judy Boughey explains why. To listen, […]
Not all yogurts are created equal, and some come with ingredients you may not want for breakfast. "The No. 1 thing would be added sugar," says Jen Welper, an executive wellness chef with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. "Even though it might say it’s light or fat-free, there may be sugar added to replace the creaminess […]
How many minutes of exercise do you get every week? According to the American Heart Association, healthy adults should aim for 150 minutes of moderate activity per week or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. Some people have difficulty fitting that amount of exercise into their schedules. Mayo Clinic experts have a solution to […]
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 3/18/17 On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, gastroenterologist Dr. David Ahlquist discusses colorectal cancer screening and prevention as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Also on the program, surgeon Dr. Show More Summary
According to the National Institutes of Health, colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the U.S. and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called polyps that, over time, can become colon cancers. Polyps may be small and produce few, if […]
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we explore concussions in kids with Dr. David Soma. To listen, click the link below. Concussions in Kids
If you want to know what the Republicans in Congress will soon try to do to Social Security, pay attention to today's post. As we have discussed in these pages many times over the years, Republicans have wanted to kill...
When a woman reaches midlife, things change. One often-dreaded issue is the tendency to put on weight around the waistline. Mayo Clinic experts say, after menopause, weight can creep up on women, because of changes associated with menopause. But they also say you can beat menopause-associated weight gain with diet and exercise. In this Mayo […]
Yogis have used singing bowls for decades, but in recent years crystal alchemy bowls seem to be displacing the traditional Tibetan variety. Discover the healing power behind their sound. The post Why Are Crystal Singing Bowls Everywhere Lately? appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Melanoma is an often deadly skin cancer. In fact, the American Cancer Society estimates that nearly ten thousand people will die from melanoma in 2017. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Svetomir Markovic about research into several new areas to combat this disease. To listen, click the link below. Metastatic […]
According to the National Institutes of Health, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Chronic pain is often treated with opioid pain medications. But opioids have side effects, including the risk of addiction. Show More Summary
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 3/11/17 March is National Nutrition Month, an education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help you make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. The theme of the campaign this year is Put Your Best Fork Forward. On the Mayo Clinic Radio […]
In today's society, children are inundated with media. Many kids spend hours in front of devices such as computers, TVs, smartphones or tablets. But, how much screen time is OK for your child? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Angela Mattke explains new screen time recommendations released by the American Academy of […]