Surgeons during Face Transplant

Cleveland Clinic Performs Second Face Transplant (Video)

Nine surgeons, multiple specialists

Recipe: Spicy Roasted Squash

Recipe: Spicy Roasted Squash

Tags: fall, fruits and vegetables, functional medicine, Recipes

Enjoy this roasted squash in just thirty minutes. This easy-to-follow recipe is the perfect side dish to spice up any dinner or holiday party.


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High Blood Pressure? Don’t Take Vitamin D for It (Video)

Tags: blood pressure, Dr. Nissen, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, prevention, research, vitamin D

Some claim that vitamin D can lower blood pressure, but these claims are unproven. Vitamin D is essential for your health but too much is dangerous.


Can an Engineered Body Pillow Prevent Your Acid Reflux?

Can a Specially Designed Body Pillow Prevent Your Acid Reflux?

Tags: acid reflux, antacids, Barrett’s esophagus, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), GERD, innovations, sleep, sleep hygeine

Lying on your left side at night has been shown to reduce acid reflux. Researchers are studying a new body pillow that keeps patients on their left sides at night as a help for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).


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If Your Child Has Autism, Perception Matters

Tags: ASD, autism, autism spectrum disorder, behavioral therapy

A joke, a laugh, subtle body language — understanding these social cues doesn’t come easily for people with autism.


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New Mom Focuses on Joys of Motherhood, Not Risks of MS

Tags: childbirth, MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

Moms with MS don’t have to miss out on the joys of motherhood, worrying whether they will pass on the disease. The risk is slight and you can assist the odds.


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When Your Heart Stents Narrow, Brachytherapy Can Help

Tags: angioplasty, balloon angioplasty, brachytherapy, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, innovation, stents

Interventional cardiologists are now using brachytherapy — a radiation treatment usually used to treat cancer — to re-open clogged arteries.


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6 Ways You Can Fight Cancer-Related Fatigue

Tags: cancer, cancer treatments, chronic fatigue, fatigue, sleep, tired, treatments

Many cancer patients want to know why they feel so tired. Cancer-related fatigue is different from feeling tired and can be caused by a number of factors.


4 Steps for Safe Preparation of Your Holiday Bird (Infographic)

Thanksgiving Time: Know the Steps for Preparing the Turkey (Infographic)

Tags: fall, food safety, holiday season, infographic, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner and your turkey is safety stored in the freezer. Soon you're going to need to start thinking about preparation. You'll want to follow these four easy steps to cooking a healthy and delicious turkey dinner.


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Why Donate Organs? (Infographic)

Tags: face transplant, infographic, organ donation, organ transplant, transplantation

Every 10 minutes, a new person adds his or her name to the national waiting list for an organ transplant. Some people die waiting, while many of us don’t even realize we can help.


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Face Transplant: Rebuilding Lives (Infographic)

Tags: donate, face transplant, infographic, organ donation, organ transplant, transplantation

In July 2014, the face was approved as an organ for transplant. Discover how face transplant helps rebuild lives and who might benefit. Learn about the special consent required, and how you can help.