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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.


woman washing her face

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

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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.


Diabetes Test Strips

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Diabetes Test Strips from Resellers

Tags: blood glucose test, diabetes, diabetes treatment, insulin, patient safety, product recalls, safety standards, type 1, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2, Type 2 diabetes

Purchasing blood glucose test strips from resellers is a cheaper alternative, but they can give you unreliable test results and could even endanger your health.


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Manning Up, a Good Grocery Cart and Other News of the Week

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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.


surgical tools

Gastric Bypass is as Safe as Commonly Performed Surgeries

Tags: bariatric, bariatric surgery, diabetes, gastric bypass, laparoscopic surgery, Type 2 diabetes

A new study shows that complication and death rates for laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes is comparable to some of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries in the United States.


Flu Shot

Savvy Parents, Gut Microbes and Other News of the Week

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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.


Causes of death

Causes of U.S. Deaths Have Changed Greatly (Infographic)

Tags: cancer, flu, heart disease, infographic, lifestyle choices, pneumonia, smoking

We have more power over our health than any other generation in history. Learn how causes of death have changed over the past 100 years.


Microscope

Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015

Tags: cancer, heart, innovation, innovations

To find out which breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare in the coming year, Cleveland Clinic asked 110 of its top experts — people who focus on patient care very day.


News In A Click

Hipster Eats, Unmasking Costumes and Other News of the Week

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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.