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Herbal Therapy, Sweat ‘Allergy’ and Other News of the Week

Tags: 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.

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Well-Read: Health and Medical News From Around the Web

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We know you’re busy and probably didn't catch every piece of health and medical news that hit the Web this week. Here are a few stories featuring Cleveland Clinic experts we know you won’t want to miss.

When Caregivers Become Patients

When Caregivers Become Patients (Video)

Tags: caregivers, empathy, healthcare reform, patients, video

Imagine you work in the health care industry: You have the knowledge. You make the rules. Until one day you yourself experience a major health problem. Suddenly, everything changes.


FDA Mandates New Acetaminophen Warning

Tags: acetaminophen, allergy, allergy prevention, FDA, fever, pain medication, skin infection

New labels on acetaminophen-containing medications warn consumers of the risk of serious skin reactions that can be fatal. Such reactions are very rare, but consumers need to know the symptoms.


Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2014

Tags: Future of Healthcare, innovation, research, treatment

To find out which breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare in the coming year, Cleveland Clinic asked 100 of its top experts — people who focus on patient care very day.

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Rebuilding Lives After Disfiguring Injuries (Slideshow)

Tags: breast reconstruction, donate, donor, kidney donation, liver donation, organ donation, plastic surgery

Today’s plastic surgeons do amazing work. But normal reconstructions are impossible when damage is extensive. Astonishing advances in reconstructive transplantation offer hope. These lengthy, intricate procedures use healthy tissues from deceased donors.

Diabetes Word Cloud

Straight Talk About Diabetes: More Tools Needed

Tags: diabetes, medical innovations, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

Treating one patient at a time in the worldwide battle with diabetes requires collaboration among pharma, doctors, payers, and patients. Experts discuss devices, pills, and treatment strategies for diabetes.

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No. 1 Innovation: The “Bionic Eye” Becomes Reality (Video)

Tags: blindness, retinitis pigmentosis, Top 10 Innovations for 2014

For people with blindness from retinitis pigmentosa, the new retinal prosthesis — commonly dubbed the “bionic eye” — offers a vision for the future.

Genomics testing

No. 2 Innovation: Cancer Treatment Gets Personal (Video)

Tags: breast cancer, colon cancer, diagnostic test, genomics, prostate cancer, Top 10 Innovations for 2014

Genomics tests save lives and reduce unnecessary treatment. Welcome to the era of precision medicine.

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Disrupting Seizures That Disrupt Life (Video)

Tags: epilepsy, seizures, Top 10 Innovations for 2014

A new neurostimulator device disrupts the severe seizures of epilepsy before they even start.