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Chat With a Doctor: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Tags: chat with a doctor, HCM, heart disease, heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac death, webchat

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a complex type of heart disease that affects one in 500 people. Learn more from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at noon (ET).


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Easy Guide to Heart-healthy Cooking Oils

Tags: almond oil, Be Well e-News, canola oil, cooking oils, healthy diet, heart-healthy oils, infographic, oils, olive oil, sunflower oil

Our experts have created this simple, easy-to-read chart you can hang in your kitchen.


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Considering Adopting or Fostering a Child?

Tags: adoption, adoption awareness month 2012, fostering

As part of National Adoption Month, a Cleveland Clinic expert discusses what prospective adoptive or foster parents should expect.


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3 Anger Management Tips

Tags: anger, anger management, holiday season 2012

When your temper rises, try calming techniques or even see the potential to teach your kids about managing anger.


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Study Finds Declining Fitness a Serious Heart Risk

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New study finds declining cardio-fitness increases chances of death and heart attack.


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4 Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

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Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be an emotional rollercoaster. An expert offers some pointers to help you deal with — and even appreciate — your situation.


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Did Your Gynecologist Say ‘SIS?’

Tags: fertility, gynecology, infertility, ob/gyn, pap smear, pap test, postmenopausal bleeding, saline-infusion sonography, SIS, ultrasound

Similar to an ultrasound, saline-infusion sonography (SIS) uses salt water to give a clearer view of the uterus. It can detect polyps, fibroids, and other abnormalities.


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A Brush With Breast Cancer

Tags: #onememory, Alzheimer's awareness month 2012, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, breast exam, mammogram

In honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we asked Cleveland Clinic caregivers about the memories they have that they wouldn’t want to lose. Katherine Lee, MD, remembers an early breast cancer diagnosis that saved her patient’s life.


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Why Obesity Rates Are Rising

Tags: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, diet, exercise, obesity

Healthier food, more education are key to combating obesity. Learn about the causes for the growing obesity epidemic.


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The Annual Checkup: What Test Results Mean (Video)

Tags: diagnostic test, heart health, news, prevention

Dr. David Frid talks about standard blood tests on local Cleveland show.