Daily Archives: October 24, 2008

Lowering Cholesterol without Statins

Stephen Kopecky, M.D., a Mayo Clinic physician specializing in preventive cardiology, describes ways to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol without taking prescription drugs called statins.

Plantar Fasciitis

There’s nothing like foot pain to make you crazy. That’s what an expert at Mayo Clinic says he hears from patients who have a condition called plantar fasciitis [fashee-EYE-tis]. It’s very common and can make walking across the room a miserable experience. What can you do about it?  We find out from Mayo Clinic physical […]

Teens Help Kick the Habit

Kicking the habit isn’t easy. Most smokers who try to quit aren’t successful until their fifth attempt. Mayo Clinic researchers like Dr. Christi  Patten, Ph.D., are hoping to make quitting easier for adults by getting the smokers’ teenage kids involved in the process.  To listen to this podcast segment, click the link below: Kids Help Parents […]