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New App May Help in Treatment, Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Tags: apps, MS, multiple sclerosis

A new application for your iPad may help doctors to diagnose and treat multiple sclerosis. The test measures how quickly you can figure out the answer to a series of simple problems.

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Abnormally Rapid Heartbeats May Be Present at Birth (Video)

Tags: abnormal heart beat, arrhythmias, Dr. Tchou, electrophysiology, heart and vascular institute, heart video, video, whiteboard sessions

Your heart has its own electrical system, and like any electrical system, sometimes issues occur with the “wiring.” When this happens — usually due to a condition someone is born with — the result is an abnormally rapid heartbeat.

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Chronic Sore Throat Have You Missing Work?

Tags: sore throat, strep throat, surgery, tonsillectomy, tonsils

If you think you are too old to need a tonsillectomy, think again. Many adults get them, and new research says they are relatively safe.

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You, Your Breathing and Belly Fat (Video)

Tags: cancer, diabetes, diet, kidney disease, metabolic syndrome, obesity, video, weight loss

Abdominal fat increases your risk for developing life-threatening diseases. It also affects your breathing. Discover how belly fat affects your lungs in this video from Michael Roizen, MD, Wellness Institute Chair, and get some inspiration for trimming your waistline.

How long is breast milk safe in the fridge, freezer – and more. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

How to Store Your Breast Milk Safely (Infographic)

Tags: Be Well e-News, breast milk, breastfeeding, infographic, milk, pregnancy, pregnant

Don’t let your hard-earned nourishment go to waste. Learn how to properly store breast milk to maximize its nutritional benefits and antibodies.

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Recall Alert: How To Keep Your Kids Safe

Tags: Be Well e-News, child safety, growing pains of parenting, product recalls

Parents are always trying to keep their kids safe and protected. Use these tips to handle child product recalls, check safety of used kids gear, and track recalls with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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What Autism Changes Mean for You and Your Children

Tags: ASD, autism, autism spectrum disorder, diagnosis

Nearly a year ago, the world of autism diagnosis changed. Find answers to five common questions about what the changes mean for your child.

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Probiotics: What You Need to Know

Tags: celiac, celiac disease, probiotics, vitamins and supplements, yogurt

Probiotic supplements have been touted to improve gut health, balance vaginal flora and strengthen the immune system. Find out what you need to know before taking them.

Fixing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Without Invasive Surgery

Fixing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Without Invasive Surgery (Video)

Tags: abdominal aortic aneurysm, Dr. Clair, heart videos, minimally invasive surgery, video, whiteboard sessions

Treating aneurysms can require surgery, but, as this video illustrates, now a minimally invasive technique uses a wire stent coated in polyester to repair some abdominal aortic aneurysms without invasive surgery.

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Conquer the Afternoon: Your 5 Best Lunch Options

Tags: diet, healthy diet, lunch

Breakfast may fuel your morning, but the right lunch will keep you going through afternoon meetings, hitting the gym and picking the kids up after work.