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What the New Pelvic Exam Guidelines Mean for You

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Gynecologists say new guidelines on annual pelvic exams could put women at risk. Find out what you should know about the yearly well woman visit.


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8 Myths About Your Back — Busted

Tags: back pain, back surgery, chronic back pain, herniated disc, myths, pinched nerve, spine

Misinformation abounds about back problems. How many times have you heard that exercise can hurt your back? Or that if you consult a spine surgeon about pain, you're sure to wind up in surgery? Get the facts about back pain.


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Could Sitting Too Much Boost Your Cancer Risk?

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A recent study found that sitting too much can increase your risk for certain cancers. Find out how to move more throughout the day.


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Sperm Banks Increase Your Fertility Options

Tags: infertility, infertility treatments, pregnancy, sperm banking

A military couple learns the husband is being deployed. He banks sperm so the woman can continue trying to get pregnant while he’s overseas. Find out how banking sperm can increase fertility options.


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10 Tips for Lowering Your Cholesterol

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We all want to be heart-healthy, and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol is the first step. Get pointers on nutrition and exercise.


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Want to Quit Smoking? Acupuncture Can Help You With Cravings

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For smokers who want to quit, acupuncture can help ease withdrawal symptoms. Acupuncture be used on its own to ease cravings or it can be used as part of a larger effort to support tobacco cessation.


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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.


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Recipe: Low-Cal Chocolate-Walnut Biscotti

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Try our low-cal chocolate-walnut biscotti. They’ll satisfy any chocolate lover and they’re a great healthy treat with a cup of your favorite tea. Only 60 calories per serving.


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Should You Exercise When You Have Cancer?

Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, chemotherapy, exercise, exercise therapy, radiation, stress, yoga

After you receive a diagnosis of cancer, exercising might seem like the least of your worries. But there are many good reasons to think about keeping some sort of physical activity routine while being treated for cancer.


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Want to Increase Your Water Intake? Add Sliced Cucumbers (Video)

Tags: dehydration, hydration, potassium, video, videos, vitamin c, vitamin k, water

Cucumbers add a fresh, light flavor to chilled water. The vegetable also is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. Wash the cucumber, cut it into thin slices and add a few pieces to your water.