Being overweight or obese puts more strain on the kidneys, increasing the risk of developing kidney disease. For people with chronic kidney disease, being obese is linked to the disease progressing to end-stage renal disease.
Each day we take for granted that our hearts will continue efficiently beating oxygen-rich blood to our organs. But a slow or rapid heartbeat—called bradycardia and tachycardia—can cause serious functional problems.
Healthcare is a team sport. And you – the patient – are the No. 1 draft pick. It’s your body, your health, your life. Why shouldn’t you have a voice – and a strong one – in your own care?
People with diabetes are more likely to develop heart disease. Clouding this issue, the FDA recently issued a warning that statin therapy may be associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. What gives?
Worried about whether soy increases your risk of breast cancer? Find out what science says.
If you’ve got baby brain, remembering what not to eat as a momma-to-be can be tough. “Which fish can I eat? And should I avoid all soft cheeses?” No worries. Get all your answers in this easy-to-understand cheat sheet.
Your kids don’t really need to know about the veggies. This deliciously sweet smoothie will have them begging for more. It’s up to you whether you divulge that besides grapes, pear and orange, it also contains nutritional powerhouses like spinach and kale. We won’t tell if you won’t!
A Cleveland Clinic patient with a slowed heartbeat is the third in the nation to receive the device as part of an international, multicenter clinical trial testing its safety and efficacy for FDA approval.
Is there a finicky eater at your dinner table? Untouched veggies can be a huge source of frustration for parents and children. Try these ideas to encourage kids to try new foods and keep harmony at mealtime.
Your son or daughter is no longer a child, but not yet a teen. This transitional time can lead to stubbornness, drama and otherwise confusing conduct. Dr. Ellen Rome explains why tweens may exhibit these behaviors and offers practical solutions.