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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.

Women beyond age 60 should expect to wake to use the bathroom at least once each night. HealthHub Number from Cleveland Clinic

How Often Should a Full Bladder Wake You Up (Infographic)

Tags: bladder, bladder infection, health hub number, incontinence, infographic

Do you often wake up at night with a full bladder? You might wonder if this is normal. It’s true that as we age, our bladders can hold less urine. But if it's happening more than twice a night, talk to your doctor.

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Recipe: 8-Layer Mexican Fiesta Dip

Tags: healthy eating, Recipes

This healthy eight-layer taco dip is big on ingredients and flavor and is easy to make. You can scoop it up with baked tortilla chips or layer it onto a whole-grain tortilla or wrap. Enjoy!

Want to discover a simple, delicious way to get your four servings of vegetables per day? Fix a salad. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

8 Ways to Make a Super Healthy Salad (Infographic)

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, infographic, Recipes

With one salad, you can get the four daily servings of vegetables you need. Learn how to create a salad brimming with color, texture, flavor and nutrition — and discover do’s and don’ts from a dietitian.

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Shoulder Dislocation: How It Happens in Real Life

Tags: dislocation, rehabilitation, shoulder, shoulder pain, shoulder replacements

People in movies may dislocate a shoulder and easily “pop” it back in place, but in real life, you need immediate medical attention for a shoulder dislocation. Here's how to tell if your shoulder is dislocated and what to do.

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Carpal Tunnel: Best Ways to Address Your Pain, Tingling

Tags: carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist

If you spend a lot of time typing or working with your hands, don't ignore tingling and numbness in your wrists and fingers. It may be carpal tunnel syndrome -- a progressive, painful condition that you need to address.

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New FMD Guidelines Pave the Way for More Research (Video)

Tags: dr. gornik, fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, heart and vascular institute, heart video, research, videos

The American Heart Association recently introduced new guidelines on fibromuscular dysplasia.The guidelines will help to pave the way for new research and help doctors better understand the condition.

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Active Gaming May Help Your Child Lose Weight

Tags: childhood obesity, electronics, obesity, overweight, parenting, video games

A recent study found that playing active video games, as part of a weight-management program, encourages overweight children to get more active and may help them to lose more weight.

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Coming Soon: A Pill You Can Take for Hep C

Tags: hepatitis C, innovations

Prescription drugs expected in the next 12-24 months will treat the Hepatitis C infection with fewer side effects than current interferon injections. As more Baby Boomers are discovering they’re infected, this is good news.

Let's Talk About Sex After a Heart Attack

Let’s Talk About Sex After a Heart Attack (Video)

Tags: heart and vascular institute, heart attack, heart health, Sex and Heart, sexual health

After a heart attack, sex is still an important component of your quality of life, as well as your partner’s. It stresses the heart only as much as climbing a few flights of stairs. Learn more.