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Cleveland Clinic Ranks No. 1 in Heart Care for 21 Years

Ranked No. 5 hospital in the nation overall

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Surprising Benefit of Hip Replacement: A Better Sex Life

Tags: hip replacements, joint pain, orthopaedic, sex, sexual health

For people in need of hip replacement, sex can be extremely painful. The good news is that once the joint is replaced, you can resume having sex within six to eight weeks – and it’s often better than it’s been for years.


4 Sure-Fire Ways You Can Avoid Stinky Feet

4 Sure-Fire Ways You Can Avoid Stinky Feet

Tags: excessive sweating, feet, shoes, skin care

When temperatures rise, your body perspires more, and that includes your feet. Shoes plus hot weather equals foot odor – or even athlete’s foot. Find out how to keep your feet healthy and free of strong odor.


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Choose a Perfectly Ripe Watermelon — Here’s How (Video)

Tags: fruits, fruits and vegetables, videos

When you're looking at a bin full of watermelons, how can you tell which one is going to be sweet and not mealy? Here are some simple ways to tell.


Steps You Need to Take When Hot Weather, Humidity Hit

Steps You Need to Take When Hot Weather, Humidity Hit  

Tags: dehydration, geriatric, geriatric health, heat stroke, hydration, summer, summer safety

Hot summer days can be dangerous for older adults. If this is you, you’re at higher risk than others for dehydration and heat exhaustion when heat and humidity climb.


Dietary Supplements and Heart Health

The Truth About 5 Common Dietary Supplements for Heart Health

Tags: heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, PAD, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), vitamins and supplements

Could taking particular vitamins or supplements be beneficial for peripheral artery disease (PAD)? Get expert advice about five common vitamins and minerals.


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How to Spot a Sweet, Ripe Pineapple (Video)

Tags: fruits, fruits and vegetables, summer, videos

Do you know how you can tell if a pineapple is ripe? It's not as difficult as you might think. Find tips from a dietitian to help you select a sweet, perfectly ripe fruit from the grocery store.


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5 Ways to Avoid Discomfort After Your Gallbladder Removal

Tags: fat, fiber, gallbladder, gallstones, saturated fat

After gallbladder surgery, digesting fatty foods can be difficult. To avoid gastrointestinal discomfort, limit high-fat, gas-producing foods initially.


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How to Help With Your Child’s Hyper — or Dulled — Senses

Tags: ASD, autism, autism spectrum disorder

For parents, the heightened or sometimes muted senses that come with autism can be a challenge. But there are ways to help your child adjust.


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Make This Easy, Healthy Marinade for Grilled Veggies (Video)

Tags: fruits and vegetables, grilling, Recipes, vegetables, video, videos

Watch this video to see how Chef Jim Perko marinades vegetables for grilling. He uses simple, flavorful ingredients, including balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, chopped garlic, fresh, chopped parsley and Dijon mustard.


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When Back Pain Means More Than a Back Problem

Tags: back pain, Be Well e-News, Great Pretenders Series, naf1, neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease, spinal stenosis

Don’t assume pain in the lower back, cramping in the legs and that “pins and needles” feeling are the result of a problem with your spine. Symptoms of artery disease, arthritis and neuropathy often masquerade as spinal pain.