Tag Archives: Medical Edge Weekend Radio

In Vitro Fertilization

Dr. Dean Morbeck and Dr. Jani Jensen  joined us to talk about In Vitro Fertilization.  How and why is IVF carried out?  What are the drawbacks of IVF? Click here for Full Medical edge Radio show – 11/3/12 44min – mp3 We also spoke with Co-Director of the Mayo Nicotine Dependence Center, Dr. Richard Hurt […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Our program featured a discussion on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) with Dr. Robert Auger.  Do you experience slight to moderate depression during winter?  What can be done to help?  Does light box therapy really help? Remember you can listen to the program on iheartradio.com through our flagship station, KROC AM. Click here for Full Medical edge […]

Organ Transplants

This weekend Dr. Charles Rosen and Dr. Richard Daly joined us to discuss organ and tissue donation and transplantation. You can register to become a donor or learn more at Life Source or by calling 888-5-DONATE. Click here for the full Medical edge Weekend show – 44 min mp3

Varicose Veins

Dr. Peter Gloviczki  joined us to discuss Varicose Veins including the complications, prevention, and treatment options  including sclerotherapy and laser surgeries. Click here for the full Medical Edge Weekend show on Varicose Veins – 44min mp3 Click here to see what happened on Facebook during “Medical edge Weekend – 7/14/12 Varicose Veins” Follow the #mayoradio Twitter […]

Mt. Everest Expedition

Our guests on Medical Edge were Dr. Bruce D. Johnson, Dr. Bryan Taylor and Dr. Amine Issa who recently returned from a trek up Mt. Everest.  They were researching what happens to the body when at a higher altitude in the hopes of using what they learned to help patients diagnosed with heart and lung diseases. Click […]

Dermatology ~ Melanoma

This episode of Medical Edge featured dermatologist Dr. Jerry Brewer talking about skin cancer.  Do sunscreens really help?  What is the latest news on the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma?  How often should I see a dermatologist?  Dr. Brewer has the answers to these questions and many more. Full Show 6-4-11 Follow the Facebook […]

Palliative Care (Previously recorded program)

The Medical Edge program for Memorial Day weekend was a repeat of an earlier program featuring Dr. Timothy Moynihan and Dr. Elise Carey discussing Palliative Care.  Palliative care offers pain and symptom management as well as emotional and spiritual support when patients face chronic, debilitating or life-threatening illness. This program originally aired on January 28,2012

LIVE from Target Field ~ Heart Health

On this Medical Edge Weekend, we broadcast from Target Field in downtown Minneapolis during the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk.  Our guests discussed healthy hearts! Dr. Martha Grogan is a non-invasive cardiologist, heart editor of MayoClinic.com and the editor of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life.  Dr. Eric Olson is a pulmonologist who specializes […]

Rheumatology ~ Arthritis

This program featured Dr. John Davis from Mayo Clinic Rochester talking about arthritis.  We discussed the different types of arthritis and how a diagnoses is made.  We also discussed the different medications available for treatment of arthritis -including glucosamine chondroitin and the latest treatments for rhuematoid arthritis. Take part in two Arthritis Action Month Facebook chats: […]

Endocrinology ~ Thyroid

The May 5th Medical Edge Radio program featured Dr. Bryan McIver talking about thyroid issues.   From thyroid nodules to thyroid cancer, hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, the tiny thyroid can bring on big changes if it starts to lose function. AUDIO from show: Interview with Dr. Johnson, part of the Mayo Clinic On Everest team Medical edge […]