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Chat With a Doctor: Ask an Ophthalmologist — Retinal Diseases

Tags: chat with a doctor, eye, eye exam, eye health, webchat

You may not give your retinas, even your eyes, a second thought. You should! Learn more about good eye care from a Cleveland Clinic physician at a live webchat Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at noon (ET).

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Don’t Lose Sight of Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tags: diet, healthy diet, healthy living, low sugar, new year new you

January is a popular time for setting well-intentioned plans for healthier choices. Unfortunately, these plans can fizzle out as the months go on. If you want real, lasting change, read on. An expert offers five simple, doable tips that can become real, permanent habits.

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Crohn’s and Bones: Avoid Osteoporosis Risk

Tags: bone density, bone health, Bone loss, Crohn's disease, osteoporosis, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency

Sticks and stones can break your bones, especially if you have Crohn’s disease. Understand the risk Crohn’s patients have for osteoporosis, and what can be done to prevent it.

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Thyroid: Is Your Body Tricking You?

Tags: goiter, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid, thyroid cancer, thyroid disease, thyroid disorders

Feeling tired, gaining or losing a few pounds, or having trouble sleeping? These common complaints can be symptoms of a thyroid disorder. Find out if you should be concerned.

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Men Get Breast Cancer Too

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer prevention, breast cancer treatment, breast exam, breast reconstruction, self-breast exam

Breast surgeon Michael Cowher, MD, describes a surprising request from a male patient who he diagnosed with breast cancer, a 52-year-old man who had not seen a doctor since childhood.

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The View from Halfway

Tags: Dr. Jason Lappe, fellows, follow our fellows, heart, heart and vascular institute, medical education

How much knowledge and experience can a Cleveland Clinic fellow pack into six months? The numbers, and experiences, are staggering. Here, first-year fellow Jason Lappe, MD, reflects.

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5 Signs of Bad Nutrition Advice

Tags: diet, dietician, healthy diet, healthy living, myths, nutrition

Use these warning signs to weigh advice on the one thing none of us can live without: food.

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Chat With a Doctor: Heart Valve Diseases and Conditions

Tags: chat with a doctor, heart failure, heart valve disease, heart webchats, mitral valve repair, valve surgery, webchat

What happens when one or more of your heart’s four valves don’t work properly? Ask questions about valve disease from top Cleveland Clinic heart surgeons at a live webchat Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at noon (ET).

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Do You Need Cancer Surgery?

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, prepare for surgery, surgery

If you or a family member needs surgery to treat cancer, here are five things you should consider.

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What Makes a No.1-Ranked Heart Center Tick?

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Since 1994, U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Cleveland Clinic heart program No. 1 in the country. Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, shares the secret to our success.