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Should I Rinse That First? 8 Food-prep Do's and Don’ts

Foods to Wash Before Eating

Food safety tips for preparing raw meats

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Heart Problem? Find Out if You Can Still Have a Baby

Tags: blood pressure, blood thinners, Cardiomyopathy, heart disease, high-risk pregnancy, pregnancy, pulmonary hypertension

Having heart disease doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t get pregnant. Two Cleveland Clinic physicians discuss the risks.


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8 Tips to Keep You Regular While Traveling

Tags: constipation, diarrhea, fiber, stomach ache, travel, travel tips

You can fight traveler’s constipation or diarrhea by following your normal diet and exercise routine, drinking plenty of water and getting rest.


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Simple Tips to Protect Your Eyes From Fireworks

Tags: eye health, safety

Fireworks displays on the Fourth of July are as American as apple pie and baseball. But to view or use them safely, there are a number of things to keep in mind.


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Repairing Your Aortic Root Aneurysms

Tags: aneurysms, aortic aneurysm repair, aortic root aneurysm, david reimplantation procedure, Dr. Lars Svensson, endocarditis, heart, heart disease, heart health, heart surgery, marfan syndrome, strokes

Experienced surgeons using modern techniques make repairing a bulge, or aneurysm, right above the aortic valve a safe, durable procedure. Learn how they do it.


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Fruitarian Diet: Is It Safe — or Really Healthy for You?

Tags: anemia, antioxidants, dental health, diabetes, fruits, fruits and vegetables, osteoporosis, weight gain

A fruitarian diet, consisting mainly of fruits, is very restrictive. The diet offers some benefits but is also full of sugar and presents risks for your teeth, metabolism, nutrition and body weight.


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Don’t Panic About Losing Your Hair — Here’s Why

Tags: androgenic hair thinning, dermatologist, dermatology, female patterned hair loss, hair, hair loss, male patterned hair loss

Picture this: You're in the shower (where you may or may not be singing "Bad Blood") when you see several strands of hair floating alongside your feet. Is this it? Are you going bald?


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Grilling Out? Try These 7 Healthy Delicious Food Swaps

Tags: diet, grilling, healthy cooking, summer

On the Fourth of July, cookouts abound. Our dietitian describes easy substitutions you can make for healthy, delicious eating.


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Double Chin? New Treatment Could Help You Without Surgery

Tags: liposuction, plastic surgery, surgery

A newly approved injectable product called Kybella dissolves chin fat in some people. A plastic surgeon discusses how it works, the risks involved and the odds of it working for you.


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How Your Genes Affect Your Reaction to Drugs

Tags: genetics, genomics, medication, pharmacogenomics

If you have a high risk of negative side effects from a medication — or a strong chance that a drug won’t work for you — you want to know. That knowledge may come from pharmacogenomics.


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Why You Need to Address Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Tags: chronic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, pain management

As its name suggests, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a serious and challenging condition to treat and often goes undiagnosed. A leading authority talks about how CRPS can be treated.