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Acne Products May Cause Dangerous Side Effects

FDA warns some can be life-threatening

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Surgery Scheduled? How to Make the Most of Your Preadmission Appointment

Tags: Dr. Sabik, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, heart surgery, informed consent, preadmission, risks and benefits, surgery

Meeting with your surgeon before an operation to discuss informed consent has changed over the years. Find out how to be prepared for this important meeting so you go into surgery feeling comfortable.

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Why You Should Tell Your Child’s Teacher You Have Cancer

Tags: cancer, cancer answer line, growing pains of parenting

You may find it difficult to share such personal information, but there are several good reasons to talk with the people who are with your child for the majority of his or her day.

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How Long Is It Really Safe to Keep Foods? (Infographic)

Tags: food, food labels, food safety, infographic

Labels provide a general guide on how long to keep foods, but they don't always refer to food safety. Learn more about labels, how long to keep foods after label dates, and what to expect when you freeze foods.

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5 Top Reasons You Should Eat the Mediterranean Way

Tags: heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet

Choosing what to eat shouldn't be complicated. For many years, the Mediterranean diet has helped lower incidence of heart attack and stroke, and it's a delicious way to better health.

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Medication Not Working? Your DNA May Explain Why (Infographic)

Tags: codeine, genomics, medication, medications, pain medication, personalized healthcare, pharmacogenomics

A drug that worked wonders for your neighbor triggers nasty side effects in you — or triggers no effects at all. Learn why certain drugs come with special warnings and tests.

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Can a Change in Diet Help Your Child’s Asthma?

Tags: allergy, asthma, childhood nutrition, dairy, food allergy, gluten-free

When kids' lungs are clear but they have symptoms of asthma, integrative medicine experts consider food allergy a possibility. Sometimes a dairy-free or gluten-free diet can help.

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Dehydrated? These 7 Foods Will Satisfy Your Thirst and Hunger

Tags: diet, healthy diet, hydrate, hydration, summer

You can hydrate your body with what’s on your plate — not just what’s in your cup.

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The Tumor Your Doctors Usually Don’t Expect (Video)

Tags: Dr. Roselli, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart surgery, heart video, heart videos, risk factors, Tumors, video

When a patient complains of cardiac symptoms, cardiac tumors are one of the last things doctors usually suspect. They are rare, and are usually benign or non-cancerous.

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4 Facts You Need to Know About Kidney Transplants and Dialysis

Tags: dialysis, kidney donation, kidney transplant, kidney treatment, nephrology, organ donation

Many people assume that in treating a failing organ, transplantation is a last resort. Find out why this isn't true, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of both dialysis and kidney transplantation.

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How to Know if Your Child Needs a Speech Evaluation

Tags: ear infections, growing pains of parenting, Hearing loss, speech

Learn from our Cleveland Clinic Children’s expert why it’s best not to wait if you have a hunch your child could have a speech-language disorder.