Chat With a Doctor: Interstitial Lung Disease

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about interstitial lung disease? Daniel Culver, MD, Staff Physician, and Joseph Parambil, MD, Associate Staff, both of the Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at noon (ET). Interstitial Lung … Read More

Post-Op Reflection: Grateful and Going Places

By following her gut instinct and placing her trust in the hands of Cleveland Clinic cardiovascular surgeon Marc Gillinov, MD, Susan Elliot lives a healthy, active life today. And, she’s grateful for it. One year after surgery, Susan reflects on her decision. Dr. Gillinov, Exactly one year ago, I flew to Cleveland from Nashville and … Read More

3 Tips to Protect Kids From Bad Halloween Treats

It’s been a great night of trick-or-treating, with bags that are chock full of candy and other goodies. But before the kids dive in, be sure to find out what they’ve got. Emory Petrack, MD, Medical Director of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Pediatric Emergency Department, shares some safe-treat tips for parents and kids. Don’t let the … Read More

Money for Healthy Choices? (Video)

What if people were rewarded for healthy habits — with money? That’s the idea behind the bipartisan Medicare Better Health Rewards Program Act of 2012, presented to Congress as a way to improve healthcare and control costs. The three-year program uses the annual wellness visits Medicare already subsidizes to measure improvements in six key areas: … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Understanding and Managing Diabetes

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about understanding and managing diabetes? In support of Diabetes Awareness Month, Leann Olansky, MD, Staff Physician, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at 1 p.m. (ET). Ask an Endocrinologist — Understanding and Managing … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Arthritis — Treatment and Pain Management Options

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about arthritis treatment and pain management options? Daniel Leizman, MD, Department of Pain Management, Anesthesiology Institute, and Rochelle Rosian, MD, Director of Regional Rheumatology, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute, answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at noon (ET). Arthritis … Read More

Recipe: Pumpkin Lentil Soup

The fall and winter brings cooler air, which often means warmer meals for dinner like the perfect soup or stew. This recipe would be delicious to make for a Meatless Monday dinner.  The lentils provide slow digesting carbohydrate, protein, and are high in fiber, therefore this soup will keep you satisfied for hours!  The soluble fiber in lentils … Read More

5 Scary-Good Halloween Costume Safety Tips

Halloween is almost here, an exciting night for all the little ghosts, princesses, superheroes and other trick-or-treaters out ringing doorbells around the neighborhood. To keep this Halloween’s trick-or-treating safe and fun, Emory Petrack, MD, Medical Director of Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department, shares some tips on costume safety for parents and kids. Halloween costume safety … Read More

6 Tips for Spooky but Safe Trick-or-Treating

It’s time for all those small, costumed candy crusaders to ring doorbells and collect their Halloween goodies. To make sure this Halloween’s activities stay safe and fun, Emory Petrack, MD, Medical Director of Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department, shares some trick-or-treating safety tips for parents and kids. Safe trick-or-treating Do your trick-or-treating in a familiar … Read More

Parents: Don’t Refuse These Vaccines

Most parents trust their pediatricians to steer them in the right direction when it comes to vaccinations. Yet a small percentage resist having their children immunized. “Giving vaccines is far and away the best thing we do as pediatricians,” says Cleveland Clinic pediatrician Michael Macknin, MD. “It’s the most effective and safest way for families … Read More