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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
March 16, 2019
Muscular Dystrophy and MS
Dr. Jennifer Martinez-Thompson, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, will discuss treatment options for muscular dystrophy and MS. Also on the program, Dr. Erica Loomis, a Mayo Clinic trauma and critical care surgeon, will explain what causes intestinal obstruction and how it's treated. And Dr. Colin Driscoll, a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist, will explain the health consequences of untreated hearing loss.
March 09, 2019
National Kidney Month
March is National Kidney Month an awareness effort to encourage people who are at risk of chronic kidney disease, often due to diabetes or high blood pressure, to get screened. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Ladan Zand, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, will discuss chronic kidney disease and offer tips to keep your kidneys healthy. Also on the program, Dr. Valeria Cristiani, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, will discuss fluoride varnish and oral health for children. And Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, will explain the importance of sunscreen to protect against sun damage.
March 02, 2019
Colorectal Cancer Prevention
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. John Kisiel, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, will discuss screening and treatment options for colorectal cancer. Also on the program, Dr. Pritish Tosh, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, will give an update on the measles outbreak and flu season. And two Mayo Clinic staff members and friends Melanie Peterson and Lindsay Stromback will share their story of supporting each other through breast cancer treatment.
February 23, 2019
Structural Heart Disease
Dr. Peter Pollak, director of Structural Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, will discuss mitral valve disease and another structural heart disease problem, patent foramen ovale a hole in the heart that didn't close the way it should after birth. Also on the program, Dr. Bruce Levy, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, will explain the minimally invasive hip arthroscopy procedure. And Dr. Rachel Miest, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, will offer tips to keep you safe from infection during manicures and pedicures.
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