Each Saturday, a Mayo Clinic expert presents a one-hour online radio program (Medical Edge Weekend) providing in-depth information and inviting discussion (9 AM to 10 AM Saturday Central Daylight Time). Use the World Clock Converter to convert from US-Minneapolis to the time in your area.
Preview next Saturday’s topic (Oct 3 is Depression)
Each week, you may preview the upcoming weekend’s featured topic & specialist at http://radio.mayoclinic.org/episodes
Submit questions/comments in advance
There you can also submit questions to the expert in advance via e-mail or Twitter (http://radio.mayoclinic.org/episodes).
Upcoming programs are listed at http://radio.mayoclinic.org/upcoming-programs
In October, for example, listed features are:
• 3 - Dr. Theresa Rummans: Depression
• 10 - Dr. James Swain: Bariatric Surgery
• 17 - Dr. Lynne Shuster: Women’s Health Issues
• 24 - Dr. Gregory Poland: H1N1
• 31 - Dr. Richard Hurt: Nicotine dependence and smoking cessation
To listen and participate during the live event (9 AM to 10 AM Saturday Central Daylight Time), go to http://player.cumulusstreaming.com/SLPLayer.aspx?KROC-AM
There you can interact during the discussion using Twitter.
Affiliate radio stations will also air the program via mp# files the week after the live event. For links to the growing list of affiliates in the US & Canada, go to http://radio.mayoclinic.org/affiliates.
To listen to a past week’s Medical Edge Weekend presentation, click on the link “Medical Edge Weekend [date]”
Past topics include Cancer, Eye Concerns, Heart Surgery, Prostate and Urology, Alzheimer’s, Hand Problems, Stress, GI Problems, Hypertension, and more.