Women's health

7 Myths About Women’s Health

Tags: Be Well e-News, breast cancer awareness month 2012, hysterectomy, mammogram, menopause

The best thing a woman can do when it comes to healthcare is to follow her intuition. This tip comes from a Cleveland Clinic gynecologist who has seen thousands of patients, from girls in their teens to women in their 70s.

Chiropractic care

Chiropractic Care: Safe for Sprains, Strains and Pains

Tags: back pain, Be Well e-News, chiropractic

Chiropractic physicians are moving into the medical mainstream. You’ll find them at many U.S. medical centers — including Cleveland Clinic — often working side-by-side with your primary care physician and specialist.

Child's hospital stay

6 Tips to Prepare for a Child’s Hospital Stay

Tags: anxiety, Be Well e-News, children, surgery

Parents are likely to be more anxious about a child’s surgery than their own. Children pick up on that anxiety and may become fearful themselves. Knowledge and preparation can help relieve their anxiety — and yours.


Recipe: Low-Fat Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Tags: Be Well e-News, Recipes

Try this delicious low-fat recipe, which is healthier than the average cheesecake without sacrificing flavor.


One LVAD patient is paying it forward

Tags: heart failure, heart transplant, LVAD, patient story, VAD

Barbara Ann Colvin of Columbus, Ohio, calls herself the “LVAD Diva” and says she is on a journey to help the disadvantaged take charge of their lifestyle choices.

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Welcome to Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

Tags: healthcare, myths, wellness

Cleveland Clinic's new website will feature timely news, views and information on health and wellness, all to help you make greater sense of the complex world of medicine and make the best decisions about your healthcare.


Cheney Heart Transplant in the News

Tags: heart failure

With the recent heart transplant for former Vice President Dick Cheney, there has been a lot of talk in the news about the procedure and the use of a ventricular assist device (VAD).

John Carr at Rugbyfest

Patient’s Tenacity Fuels Positive Recovery

Tags: aorta, patient story

John Carr had his aortic valve, aortic root and ascending aorta replaced at Cleveland Clinic by Dr. Eric Roselli. Now, he's back to playing rugby again. Mr. Carr shares his story.

Woman with newborn

Why New Mothers Should Embrace Breastfeeding

Tags: breastfeeding, women's health

When it comes to breastfeeding, experts say the health benefits for a newborn baby are highly positive. A Cleveland Clinic expert weighs in on guidelines.

Spring weeds and allergies

Kids and Adults: Survive Spring Allergy Season

Tags: allergies, celebrate spring, hay fever, step into spring

We all love the beauty of spring, but it may also mean the beginning of months of misery for allergy sufferers, grown-ups and kids alike. Here are some tips to help cope.