Category Archives: Getting medical information

A variety of everyday health concerns . . . from the Fair!

Last Sunday I joined 197,890 of my closest friends at the Minnesota State Fair.  Along with the best radio person in the business, Denny Long, I did a live, in-person broadcast of Healthy Matters.  This was our 451th (!) live … Continue reading

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Cool event in Minnesota: “Science: Why Don’t Facts Seem to Matter?”

Hey, gang, just a quick post about an event I want you to know about.  It is called “Science in Society:  Why Don’t Facts Seem to Matter?” and it is happening this Thursday, June 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Pearls from Medical Science – High Blood Pressure

Reading this stuff . . . so you don’t have to. One goal of mine for this blog is to connect people to medical science. But ask any doctor – staying current on the latest in medical evidence is not … Continue reading

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No more ipecac! National Poison Prevention Week 2016

I have the great fortune to work side by side with the smart folks at the Minnesota Poison Control Center, which is housed right here in my hospital.  Each year we try to do a service to the community by … Continue reading

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Diabetes care and research with Dr. Elizabeth Seaquist

If you missed the show this morning about diabetes with Dr. Elizabeth Seaquist from the University of Minnesota, you’re going to want to check out the podcast.  She is not only a terrific person to hang out with but she … Continue reading

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Quick tips: injecting goo into your knee

Time for a topic from the Healthy Matters mailbag.  Today’s “Open Lines” show was a busy one, and as is the case for these shows, I leave many questions from listeners unanswered, or not fully answered.  Mea culpa, Healthy Matters listeners! … Continue reading

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Ready to launch . . . HCMC radio doc blog is here!

Welcome to MyHealthyMatters! So where exactly do you get your health information?  Your doctor?  The evening news?  Your Aunt Mildred, you know, the one with the bunion and all the answers?   Maybe you just Google it.  Cable news channels (oh, … Continue reading

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