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How Salt, Potassium Affect Your Teen’s Blood Pressure

Tags: blood pressure, potassium, salt, teens

A new study finds that a diet high in sodium may not have a negative impact on blood pressure levels in teenage girls, but a diet high in potassium may lower blood pressure.


How a Second Opinion Can Help You With a Difficult Diagnosis

How a Second Opinion Can Help You With a Difficult Diagnosis

Tags: diagnosis, Electronic Medical Records, second opinion

In recent entertainment news, celebrities have talked about the importance of seeking a second opinion, when you face a serious medical diagnosis. Find out what you need to know about second opinions and how they can help.


Make Your Medical Wishes Known with an Advance Directive

Make Your Medical Wishes Known with an Advance Directive

Tags: advance directive, estate planning

What would happen if you experienced a sudden health crisis and became unable to communicate? If you haven’t filled out an advance directive, you may find yourself – and put your loved ones – in a troubling situation.


Looking for the Best Exercise Playlist? Try This One

Looking for the Best Exercise Playlist? Try This One

Tags: #LoveYourHeart, heart, Heart Month, workout

One of the best things you can do for your heart is to move your body. This specially curated collection of songs bumps to at least 130 beats per minute – the perfect pace to maintain during your exercise.


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Use This Emergency First-Aid Kit Checklist to Be Prepared

Tags: emergency, medications

You can’t predict when a natural disaster or emergency will strike. What you can do is prepare for it in case it does.


The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

Tags: healthy weight, obesity, weight gain, weight loss

Find out which day is the one on which your weight is the least likely to fluctuate. This can make week-to-week comparisons more accurate and ultimately help to spur weight-loss success.


Health Hub is the no. 1 most visited hospital blog in the country, and has grown to 3 million monthly visits since launching in 2012.

Cleveland Clinic’s Health Hub: 10 Reasons You Won’t Think ‘Corporate Blog’

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Welcome to Cleveland Clinic’s Health Hub web blog, a vibrant health and medical news site. Here are 10 reasons you won’t think of it as a “corporate blog”: Health Hub is the no. 1 most visited hospital blog in the country — growing to 3 million monthly visits since launching in 2012. The blog features 3-5 new stories every


Surgeons during Face Transplant

Cleveland Clinic Performs Second Face Transplant (Video)

Tags: cleveland clinic in the news, face transplant, news, organ donation, organ transplant

For 24 hours, more than 12 surgeons, dozens of nurses and other health professionals meticulously transplant donor tissue, nerves, bone and muscle. The result: a face restored. A life transformed.


Discover how face transplant helps rebuild lives and who might benefit. #facetransplant

Face Transplant: Rebuilding Lives (Infographic)

Tags: donate, face transplant, infographic, organ donation, organ transplant, transplantation

In July 2014, the face was approved as an organ for transplant. Discover how face transplant helps rebuild lives and who might benefit. Learn about the special consent required, and how you can help.


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Death with Dignity, Better Skin and Other News of the Week

Tags: cleveland clinic in the news, news

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.