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Host : Dr. Tom Shives
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Host : Tracy McCray
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MAYO CLINIC RADIO with DR. TOM SHIVES and TRACY MCCRAY is the fast paced weekly one hour talk show featuring the latest authoritative information about health and medical breakthroughs.

Each episode features guest experts from Mayo Clinic, with fascinating medical facts, new health research, and helpful advice, presented in a compelling, relatable way.

Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon TOM SHIVES, M.D. has hosted MAYO CLINIC RADIO for two decades. Dr. Shives is an Orthopedic Surgeon at Mayo Clinic and his academic rank is Professor of Orthopedics.

TRACY MCCRAY is a long time radio talk show host and co-host of MAYO CLINIC RADIO. As a 26 year cancer survivor, Tracy has an intense interest in medicine and helping patients become their own best health advocates.

Recent Episodes
February 10, 2018
Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses heart disease treatment and prevention. Also on the program, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, has an update on flu season. And the mother-daughter duo, Eileen Opatz Berger and Joan Berger Bachman, share their new how-to book for talking with the elderly, If Only You Would Ask
February 03, 2018
Improving Sports Performance
Dr. Michael Joyner, an anesthesiologist and human performance expert at Mayo Clinic, discusses common characteristics shared by elite athletes and what amateurs can do to improve sports performance. Also on the podcast, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, explains knee injuries to the ACL and discusses how proper technique can help prevent ACL tears. And Dr. Jay Smith, vice-chair of Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Minnesota, shares how regenerative medicine is being used to treat musculoskeletal and spine conditions.
January 27, 2018
Immunotherapy to fight cancer
Dr. Keith Knutson, an immunologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the research and clinical trials at Mayo Clinic that are putting immunotherapy into action. Also on the podcast, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, chair of the Division of Preventive Cardiology at Mayo Clinic and research director of the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, will explain how even light activity, such as walking the dog or vacuuming, is better for you than previously thought. And Dr. Gail Bolan, director of the Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the rise in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
January 20, 2018
The impact of arthritis
Dr. Eric Matteson, chair of Division of Rheumatology at Mayo Clinic, will discuss the impact of arthritis on patients and society. Also on the program, Dr. Steve Alberts, chair of the Division of Medical Oncology at Mayo Clinic, will give an update on the latest in liver cancer treatment. And Dr. Craig Sawchuk, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss how behavioral interventions can help treat insomnia.
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