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Marathons: Training for a Stronger Performance

Tags: exercise, fitness, marathons, running, strength training, workout

Myth: Strength training increases bulk and hinders performance.Fact: Strength training helps improve your running economy, decrease your risk of injury and make your running more effective. Want to run a marathon? Include strength training in your workout plans, says Cleveland Clinic Sports Health exercise physiologist Heather Nettle, MA. Strength training helps you build muscles and

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11-Year-Old Girl Chases Paralympic Dreams (Video)

Tags: paralympic, prosthetic, swimming

Eleven-year-old swimmer and paralympics hopeful Breanna Sprenger was born without legs, one arm, but perhaps five times as much heart as most of us.

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Chat With a Doctor: Peripheral Artery Disease

Tags: atherosclerosis, chat with a doctor, diabetes, PAD, peripheral artery disease, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about peripheral artery disease from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Thursday, September 6, 2012, at noon (ET).

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Diabetes and Nutrition — A Q&A With Our Expert

Tags: blood sugar, carbohydrates, diabetes, diabetic, metabolism, nutrition, sugar

Today’s diabetic diet is simply a healthy diet. To help you live your best with this condition, S. Sethu Reddy, MD, of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, answers common questions about diabetes: Q: Are overweight people more likely to get diabetes?A: Yes — but only if diabetes runs in the family. Q: Should

Heart in a Box

Thinking Inside the Box

Tags: heart failure, heart in a box, innovation

A new device nicknamed Heart in a Box keeps donor hearts beating long enough to transport them across country. Learn how this may be a game changer in transplant.


Myth Busting: Genetics and Your Health

Tags: genetics, personalized healthcare, prevention

We’re exploring the biggest myths about personalized healthcare. Up this week: You can’t change your genetics, but can you change your health?

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Stress Management for Multiple Sclerosis (Video)

Tags: lesions, MS, multiple sclerosis, stress, stress management

A study finds that people with multiple sclerosis may benefit greatly from stress management, which seemed to slow down or stop new lesions from forming.

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Omega-3 Fats Pack a Powerful Punch

Tags: fish, healthy diet, heart healthy diet, omega-3, supplements

If you compare fighting heart disease to a boxing match, then omega-3 fats are the heavyweight champ. Learn how omega-3 fats protect your heart.

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Chat With a Doctor: Uterine Fibroids

Tags: back pain, benign tumors, chat with a doctor, constipation, infertility, menstruation, uterine fibroids, uterus, vaginal discharge, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about uterine fibroids from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at noon (ET).


Why Kids Need Back to School Eye Exams

Tags: back to school, eye, eye exam, eye health

Having your child’s eyes checked each year can find problems early and is important for performing in school. An expert explains.