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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: What we know about virus transmission

Date: 2020-05-26 21:32:46 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common mode of transmission for COVID-19 is through close contact from person to person. While it is possible that someone can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Expedited breast cancer treatment

Date: 2020-05-28 13:57:06 During the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that hasn’t stopped is the need for cancer treatment. While patients might be hesitant to leave their homes for weeks at a time for treatment, there is a fast-track treatment option at Mayo Clinic for some breast cancer patients. Certain low-risk breast cancer patients can now […]

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Feeding Your Immune System

Date: 2020-07-05 21:02:50 Physical activity, a healthy diet, and eight hours of sleep—it’s the basic things health experts say can keep your immune system strong. “We do get different nutrition from different food sources, so keeping a varied diet, making sure we eat the rainbow, so to speak, with all of our different colors raw […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: What we know about virus transmission

Date: 2020-05-26 21:32:46 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common mode of transmission for COVID-19 is through close contact from person to person. While it is possible that someone can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: HHS plays key role in supporting Americans amid COVID-19 crisis

Date: 2020-05-27 16:27:42 The COVID-19 pandemic has been a unique situation that has required work across federal and state agencies to support communities and frontline workers during this challenging time. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has played a key role by providing effective health and human services and fostering advances in […]

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10 Minute Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Meditation with Cheryl

Date: 2020-07-03 04:00:01 Gratitude meditation. Even when it seems like everything is going wrong in your life, there is always something we can be grateful for. Practicing this gratitude meditation has been scientifically proven to make those who practice on a regular basis happier.

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The Mind Diet

Date: 2020-07-05 21:17:58 Food can impact our weight, cholesterol, and blood sugar—but new research suggests our diet can also affect our mind. “Your lifestyle and what you eat can actually impact your future development of cognition issues or memory issues, so with the increase in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative issues, it brings hope that lifestyle […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast summer activities and COVID 19

Date: 2020-06-05 13:45:38 As stay-at-home restrictions ease around the country, you may be wondering what activities are safe and how you and your family can visit places and still protect your health from COVID-19. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist says there are four dimensions to different activities that she would encourage […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast summer activities and COVID 19

Date: 2020-06-05 13:45:38 As stay-at-home restrictions ease around the country, you may be wondering what activities are safe and how you and your family can visit places and still protect your health from COVID-19. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist says there are four dimensions to different activities that she would encourage […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: HHS plays key role in supporting Americans amid COVID-19 crisis

Date: 2020-05-27 16:27:42 The COVID-19 pandemic has been a unique situation that has required work across federal and state agencies to support communities and frontline workers during this challenging time. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has played a key role by providing effective health and human services and fostering advances in […]

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