Is Your Bumper Sticker Putting Your Child in Danger?

In today’s post-and-share culture, how much is too much?  As parent, we’re fans of personalized backpacks and “proud parent” bumper stickers. But are we revealing too much information about our children to strangers? It’s probably a good idea to limit the type of personal information we provide, says Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatrician Daniela Isakov, MD. … Read More

Surgery Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes for Years

Bariatric surgery has the potential to improve life for obese patients with type 2 diabetes over the long term, says a new study by Cleveland Clinic researchers. The study shows that even years later, the surgery helps patients control the disease and greatly reduces their dependence on medications. The study is published today in The New England Journal … Read More

Busting 4 Myths About Stem Cell Research

Remember stem cell research? In the mid-2000s, it became one of the biggest hot-button topics in medical research. The debate has grown quieter since then. But don’t mistake silence for a lack of activity. Stem cell research is alive, well and as full of possibilities as ever. Below are a few common myths about this … Read More

Colonoscopies Are Saving More Lives (Infographic)

With the widespread use of colonoscopies, there is some good news about colon cancer that reinforces the importance of colonoscopy screenings. Colon cancer rates in the U.S. dropped by 30 percent over a decade (2000 to 2010), according to statistics just released in the Colorectal Cancer Statistics 2014. During those same years, colonoscopy screenings almost … Read More

Some Game Changers in New AFib Guidelines

Doctors may be adding new drug options, using less aspirin and more radio frequency ablation to treat atrial fibrillation patients as a result of comprehensive new guidelines for the medical and surgical treatment of this common heart problem. “If I were a patient with afib, these guidelines should make me feel a lot better. This … Read More

Recipe: Homemade Veggie Nuggets

Looking for a healthy alternative to processed nuggets? You’ve found it. These crispy, homemade nuggets are a simple way to sneak in those extra veggies at any meal and a perfect finger food the whole family will love. Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower (about 6 cups) 4 cups broccoli florets 1 cup shredded carrots 2 … Read More

How to Better Handle Your Teen’s Spring Break

No one gets more excited about spring break than the high school or college kids who plan to spend the time on a trip with their friends. For parents, though, the week can create a time of worrying about their young adult children and their safety. The hordes of young adults concentrated in one place and … Read More