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Did You Have Too Much to Drink?

Tags: alcohol, drinking

It's New Year's Eve. Like most people, you probably have plans to go out on one of the biggest drinking nights of the year. Have you thought about a designated driver if you plan on celebrating by consuming a few alcoholic beverages?

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6 Smart Tips: Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Tags: diet, exercise, healthy diet, new year new you, overweight, weight loss

Do you need to lose weight? Karen Cooper, DO, helps patients with weight loss and offers practical advice to help you reach, and maintain, a healthy weight.

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‘Tis the Season for Headaches? (Video)

Tags: Headaches, holiday season 2012, migraine headaches, stress, tension headaches

Doctors say it’s not uncommon to see an increase in people complaining about migraines this time of the year. Changes in diet, scents and sleep patterns are all triggers. So be aware --and maybe go easy on the pine-scented candles.

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What Should Your Resolutions Be For 2013?

Tags: new year new you

From preventive screenings to simple goal-oriented tips, Cleveland Clinic experts chime in with their women’s health-related resolutions for the coming year.

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Energy Drinks and Alcohol: A Bad Combination

Tags: alcohol, alcohol abuse, drinking

Mixing alcohol with energy drinks seems like a good way to keep your New Year’s Eve going. But the caffeine in energy drinks may lead you to drink more than your limit — without you knowing it.

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ICDs That Shock Less Are Better

Tags: abnormal heart beat, arrhythmia, heart disease, ICD, news, research

It’s all in the programming. Patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) that are set to be more discerning before shocking the heart back into rhythm have better survival rates.

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Busting 6 Drinking Myths

Tags: addiction, alcohol, Be Well e-News, drinking, myths

The holiday seasons mean parties, and parties mean drinking — as in “drinking in the New Year.” But when it comes to alcohol, the line between myth and fact can be blurry.

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Resolutions, Yoga and Personalized Healthcare

Tags: exercise, genetics, new year new you, yoga

Do you have a New Year’s resolution? Kathryn Teng, MD, shares her own resolutions, as well as two must-do suggestions for the coming year.

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Baby, Can You Hear Me? (Video)

Tags: cochlear, ear, hearing aid, hearing exam, Hearing loss

A little boy with severe hearing loss can hear the sounds of the holidays for the first time this year. Cochlear implants are making it possible.

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What’s It Like to Get an IUD?

Tags: birth control, contraception, IUD, pregnant

Thinking about an IUD method of birth control? It only takes minutes to insert, and then you’re set for years. Find out more about this procedure.