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

Ranked No. 5 hospital in the nation overall

Heart in Hands

Heart Transplant Patients Enjoying Longer Lives

Tags: aortic valve replacement surgery, cardiac transplant program, Cardiomyopathy, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, heart surgery, heart transplant

Cleveland Clinic’s Cardiac Transplant Program marked its 30th anniversary in 2014, having performed more than 1,600 heart transplants. This year, one of the program’s patients celebrates his own 30th transplant anniversary.

3 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick From Contaminated Pools, Lakes

3 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick From Contaminated Pools, Lakes

Tags: bacteria, bacterial infection, contaminated water, germs, summer, swimming

Bacteria, whether in swimming pools, water parks or lakes, can cause recreational water illnesses like diarrhea and skin infections. Here are three ways to lower your chances of getting sick.

How to Read a Nutrition Label, Make Healthier Choices

How to Read a Nutrition Label, Make Healthier Choices (Video)

Tags: fat, nutrition labels, protein, videos

It's important to pay attention to nutrition labels and to understand each section. A dietitian walks you through a typical nutrition label so you know what to watch for and how to make healthier decisions.

exercise while pregnant

How to Exercise Safely if You Are Pregnant

Tags: exercise, healthy weight, pregnancy, weight gain, weight loss, yoga

One of the best things you can do during pregnancy is to continue to work out. It’s shown to help expectant mothers maintain a good weight, avoid the minor discomforts of pregnancy, and improve posture and body mechanics.

This Simple Trick Stops Avocados From Turning Brown (Video)

This Simple Trick Stops Avocados From Turning Brown (Video)

Tags: fruits and vegetables, videos

Avocados seem to begin turning brown the moment you cut into them. Watch to learn a simple trick to preventing this from happening.

Recipe: Lighter Thai Vegetable Massaman Curry

Recipe: Lighter Thai Vegetable Massaman Curry

Tags: fruits and vegetables, herbs and spices, Recipes, vegetarian

This savory Thai vegetarian dish offers a flavorful, healthy dinner or lunch option. Serve over a whole grain, such as brown rice or couscous, for extra fiber and vitamins.

Back to School Checklist for Parents

Ready Your Child For an A+ Return to School (Infographic)

Tags: back to school, growing pains of parenting, infographic, parenting, pediatrician, sleep

Before the pool closes, consider taking steps to guarantee you and your family a seamless start to the school year.

Stanley with doctor

This Magnetic System Eases the Need for Scoliosis Surgery (Video)

Tags: children's health, scoliosis, spine health, treatment, video

This 6-year-old may not understand how the magnetic rod in his back treats his scoliosis. But he definitely looked forward to attending summer camp for the first time ever — instead of having surgery.

sex after hip replacement

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.