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When Back Pain Means More Than a Back Problem

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Don’t assume pain in the lower back, cramping in the legs and that “pins and needles” feeling are the result of a problem with your spine. Symptoms of artery disease, arthritis and neuropathy often masquerade as spinal pain.


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Kids’ Fevers: When to Worry, When to Relax

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Fevers are scary for parents, but inevitable for kids. Learn which temperatures signal a fever for your child, when to call the doctor, when to keep your cool, and what to do in the rare cases when a seizure occurs.


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5 Tips to Help You Choose and Give Safe Holiday Toys

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If you're buying toys for youngsters this holiday season, don’t forget to make sure that your gifts are age-appropriate and safe. Here's expert advice on making wise choices.


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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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Healthy Day Care, Halloween Safety Tips, Oatmeal and Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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Cleveland Clinic Children's Be Well eNews gives you the latest information for you and your family’s health. Enjoy healthy recipes and essential health news, and download free health guides from Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital and other experts.


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5 Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching Kids Good Eating Habits

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Learn why forbidding food backfires with kids. And why it’s OK to keep offering foods your youngster doesn’t want. Our expert shares five do's and don’ts for the family table — and explains why it’s never too early to start.


Our registered dietitians offer helpful tips to help you to trim calories, fat and salt without sacrificing flavor or putting a damper on summer cookouts. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Healthier Choices for Your Summer Cookout (Infographic)

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Cookouts don’t have to mean sky-high calories and blown diets. But the food doesn’t have to be boring or bland, either. Our dietitians offers delicious alternatives to old standbys.


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Recipe: Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This heart-healthy version of every kid’s favorite cookie is low in cholesterol and high in omega-3 fatty acids. Walnuts and canola oil replace the usual eggs and butter, and oats and whole-wheat flour provide the whole grain. Finally — a treat you can feel good about!


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How to Help Your Child Stop Wetting the Bed

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Bedwetting is a challenge for many parents and can cause children embarrassment. Drs. Janjua and Rhee share tips on how to stop it.


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22 Facts About Sleep That Will Surprise You (Infographic)

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Discover what the full moon, bulldogs, dreaming in color and Mondays have to do with insomnia, sleep apnea and other sleep habits.