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What's Your Best Protection Against Measles?

One in 10 have inadequate immunity

We Are Living Longer Lives Worldwide

Healthcare ROI: We Are Living Longer Lives Worldwide

Tags: Future of Healthcare, healthcare, heart disease

Humanity got a wonderful gift between 1990 and 2013 -- six years of extra life. Those born in 2013 can look forward to a 71st birthday. That’s an enormous leap.


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When Should My Toddler Start Slimming Down?

Tags: BMI, growing pains of parenting, healthy weight

Don't want your toddler to lose those cheeks and belly, but not sure if it's time? Our Cleveland Clinic Children's pediatrician explains when kids ought to start becoming more trim and how to promote a healthy weight.


What to Do if Your Child Has Eczema

What to Do if Your Child Has Eczema

Tags: allergies, dermatologist, dermatology, eczema, growing pains of parenting, skin care, skin infection

If your child has patches of red, scaly skin, it may be eczema. Our Cleveland Clinic pediatric dermatologist explains this common condition — also called atopic dermatitis — and how to best treat it.


Pneumonia and Heart Disease Risk

Pneumonia May Raise Heart Disease Risk as Much as Smoking

Tags: bacterial infection, cholesterol, diabetes, heart, heart disease, lung disorders, pneumonia, smoking, study, viral infection

Results show hospitalization for pneumonia was associated with increased short- and long-term risk of cardiovascular disease, especially for those age 65 and older. The risk was highest in the first year after hospitalization


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Q&A: The Future of Genome Sequencing for Newborns

Tags: children’s health, genetic screening, genetics, genomics

Your genes tell a story of health and disease risk — and they tell that story from the day you are born. Two experts answer questions about the state of early genomic sequencing.


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Use This Emergency First-Aid Kit Checklist to Be Prepared

Tags: emergency, medications

You can’t predict when a natural disaster or emergency will strike. What you can do is prepare for it in case it does.


Why Statins may offer treatment benefits for your Aortic Aneurysm

Why Statins May Offer Treatment Benefits for Your Aortic Aneurysm

Tags: aneurysms, aortic aneurysm, coronary artery disease, Dr. Clair, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart surgery, statins

While the benefits of statin use in people with aortic aneurysm disease are not clearly proven, some evidence supports its use. Read further to find out more. It may be worth a discussion with your doctor.


women with neck back ache pain

How to Keep Sore Hips, Knees, Shoulders from Ruining Your Sleep

Tags: chronic pain, hip pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, sleep

Shoulder, hip, and knee pain can easily keep you awake at night. Making a few changes, including to your sleeping position, can decrease the pain and help you get a good night’s sleep.


15 Heart-healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

15 Heart-Healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

Tags: Catalyst, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, omega-3, snacking

Eating a wide range of vegetables, fruit, fish and other foods can help lower your risk of developing heart disease. Here are our dietitian's favorite heart-healthy foods.


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Use Hair Dye? Watch for Red Flags With Salon or Box Color

Tags: beauty, dermatologist, dermatology, hair, hair loss, skin care

Hair dyes can damage your hair and skin whether they come from a salon or from a box kit. Find out how to protect yourself from the dangerous chemicals they contain.