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Common Vitamin Supplements: Good or Bad for Your Heart?

Tags: calcium, diet, heart, nutrition, prevention, research, vitamin D

For years, people have been taking calcium supplements to prevent bone loss and stave off osteoporosis. While they may decrease your risk for a fracture, a recent study has found that calcium supplements can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.


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Are You Hyperparenting?

Tags: behavior, children's health

Hovering like helicopters to make sure our kids don’t repeat our mistakes or suffer any regrets is a sign of hyperparenting. It may be time to let go and let kids learn.


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Cleveland Clinic Responds to Affordable Care Act Ruling (Video)

Tags: Affordable Care Act, delos m. cosgrove, health care reform, obamacare, pre-existing conditions, toby cosgrove

Cleveland Clinic President and CEO, Delos Cosgrove, MD, reacts to today's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.


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Say Goodbye to Bottles and Sippy Cups (Video)

Tags: American Academy of Pediatrics, bottle, pediatrician, pediatrics

Moving from bottles to sippy cups to regular cups can be a process. An expert offers tips to help your child make the switch.


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Memory Loss in Women: Is It Age or Menopause?

Tags: #onememory, Alzheimer's awareness month 2012, Alzheimer’s disease, menopause

Memory difficulty is a typical symptom of menopause, but some might fear that it’s an early sign of Alzheimer’s.


Popping the Blood Pressure Balloon

Tags: blood pressure, cholesterol, heart health, innovation, news, research

Sixty-eight million Americans have high blood pressure. A new treatment hopes to disrupt the trajectory of uncontrolled blood pressure and bring it back to earth.


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Teen Pregnancy Rate Drops

Tags: CDC, contraception, Depo-Provera, IUDs, IUS, pediatrics, pregnancy, sex, teenage pregnancy

New findings released by the National Center for Health Statistics finds teen pregnancy in the United States has hit a historic low.


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Chat With a Doctor: Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes

Tags: bariatric surgery, chat with a doctor, diabetes, endocrinology, gastric bypass, metabolism, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, web chat, webchat, weight-loss surgery

Ask questions and get answers about the link between weight and diabetes from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at noon (ET).


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Cleveland Clinic to USPSTF: You’re Wrong

Tags: diet, exercise, healthy diet, heart, heart disease, heart health, news, nutrition, prevention, risk factors

A recent statement by a Health and Human Services-supported group called the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) declaring that it “does not recommend incorporating counseling about healthy diet and physical activity into routine primary care for all adults in the general population without known diabetes, high blood pressure, unhealthy cholesterol levels, or heart disease baffles the co-heads of Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic.


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Know Your Family History

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, family history, prevention, prostate cancer, prostate month

What if a stroll down memory lane could save your life? When it comes to family history, it can. Understanding your family’s past can help you prevent diabetes, cancer and more.