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Beware of Getting Your Health Advice From The News

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Before we accept any health sound bite as fact and begin to make changes because of it, it’s critical to consider a few things. We need to separate fact from fiction. Here's why.

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A Day in the Life of Jocelyn Beach, MD

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Take a sneak peek into a day in the life of Cleveland Clinic vascular surgery resident Jocelyn Beach, MD. Dr. Beach shares her experience at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus and Hillcrest Hospital and how she continues to learn and grow as a surgeon.

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Social Support Helps Heart Patients Heal (Video)

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There is strength in numbers. But the “it takes a village” mentality toward beating a medical challenge truly does help patients heal.

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7 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Hospital Readmission

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Research shows that heart patients are commonly readmitted within 30 days of their discharge for non-heart related reasons. Learn tips for how to avoid going back to the hospital once you're home.

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Removing a Colon Through a Belly Button (Video)

Tags: cleveland clinic, colon cancer awareness month 2013, colon removal, laparoscopic surgery, Meagan Costedio, single-port proctocolectomy

Single-port colon removal can help patients with colon cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis and constipation. Colorectal surgeon Meagan Costedio, MD, explains.

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Tune In To CNN: Fixing Our Broken System

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Cleveland Clinic leaders appear in the award-winning documentary Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, airing on CNN.

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Matters of the Heart

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It was at Cleveland Clinic where Lee Hoaglan not only received a life-saving heart operation, but chose to marry his wife.

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Advice on Talking With Your Doctor

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Health outcomes are better when patients are actively involved in their healthcare. Here are a couple good resources that can help you prepare for your next doctor visit.

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Cleveland Clinic Receives Heart Failure GOLD Recognition

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The Cleveland Clinic received a nod from the American Heart Association for success in using the Get With the Guidelines treatment interventions.

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February 14 is National Donor Day, Too

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It seems appropriate that Valentine’s Day – the day to celebrate love and affection – is also National Donor Day. Find out what you can do to help others.