7 Myths About Women’s Health

The best thing a woman can do when it comes to healthcare is to follow her intuition. If something doesn’t feel right about your health or your relationship with your healthcare provider, go with your gut, go with your heart. Seek a second opinion or get other advice. Meanwhile, be sure you don’t buy into … Read More

Chiropractic Care: Safe for Sprains, Strains and Pains

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. Chiropractors are adept at relieving pain from new and old injuries from acute and chronic conditions. They are especially skilled at treating: Back and … Read More

6 Tips to Prepare for a Child’s Hospital Stay

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 are the keys to relieving anxiety all around. Follow these tips from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital experts to make your family’s hospital experience the best it can … Read More

Recipe: Low-Fat Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter, melted 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 2 (8-ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese ¾ cup sugar 1 egg ¼ cup egg substitute (or 2 egg whites) 1 tsp vanilla 1 (10-ounce) jar seedless raspberry jam or preserves 1 cup fresh raspberries, lightly crushed Preparation 1. Heat oven to … Read More

One LVAD patient is paying it forward

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. In 2010 at the age of 55, Ms Colvin was given six months to a year to live. She had been in and out of hospitals for … Read More

Welcome to Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

Spend some time online, and you’re bound to read about healthcare — information on drugs and treatments, on wellness, on diseases and conditions, on anything you can think to ask. The question is, how do you know what to trust? We hope to answer that question with Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic, the latest website … Read More

Cheney Heart Transplant in the News

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). Cleveland Clinic’s Randall Starling, MD, Section Head Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant Medicine, provides insight on the topic in this Reuter’s news … Read More

Patient’s Tenacity Fuels Positive Recovery

You often hear of people physically training for a race, to make a team roster or to qualify for a tournament, but you rarely hear of someone training for heart surgery. But that’s exactly what John Carr, a 55-year old business owner and rugby player from Atlanta, Ga., did. He trained. He fought through increasing … Read More

Why New Mothers Should Embrace Breastfeeding

The American Academy Of Pediatrics is reaffirming its recommendation of exclusively breast-feeding for about the first six months of a baby’s life, and beyond. They cite a growing list of health benefits as the basis of the recommendation. Coe Bell did not help put the guidelines together but is a lactation consultant at Cleveland Clinic. … Read More