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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
June 16, 2018
Joint replacement surgeries
Dr. Robert Trousdale, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, will discuss knee and hip replacement surgeries. Also on the program, Dr. Lonzetta Neal, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss genetic testing for breast cancer risk. And Dr. Phillip Young, a radiologist at Mayo Clinic, will explain MRIs, including what they are and what they're used for.
June 09, 2018
Brachial plexus injury
Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, will discuss diagnosis and treatment of brachial plexus injuries. Dr. Shin also will talk about carpal tunnel syndrome. Also on the program, Dr. Naima Covassin, a cardiovascular disease researcher at Mayo Clinic, will share the findings of a recent Mayo Clinic study showing how eating breakfast regularly can help control weight gain. And Dr. Heather Fields, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, will explain the dangers of eating too much red meat.
June 02, 2018
Menís Health Month
Dr. Landon Trost, a urologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss two common menís health topics: prostate cancer screening and what can be done about low testosterone. Also on the program, Dr. Bobbit Pritt, a parasitologist at Mayo Clinic, will cover common tick-borne diseases and how to prevent them. And Dan Gaz, an exercise specialist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, will explain how knowing your numbers can help you get the whole picture on your health.
May 26, 2018
Redefining Alzheimer's disease
Dr. Clifford Jack Jr., a radiologist at Mayo Clinic, explains the importance of a new Alzheimer's disease framework for improving research. Also on the podcast, Vivien Williams, medical reporter with the Mayo Clinic News Network, discusses "Health + Happiness With Mayo Clinic," the weekly program she co-hosts on NBC. And Dr. Thomas Brott, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, looks back the advances he's seen in his 40 years of treating stroke.
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