Why Does Medical Advice Constantly Change? (Video)

If you’ve noticed that your cardiologist’s or internist’s advice about how to keep your heart healthy changes over time, you’re not alone. Clinical guidelines are based on the most current evidence-based medicine. So if your doctor tells you at one visit that you need a certain diagnostic test or medication and at the next one … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Performs Second Face Transplant (Video)

In a 24.5-hour surgery in late September, nine Cleveland Clinic surgeons and multiple specialists performed the hospital’s second face transplant on a middle-aged man who suffered severe facial trauma and other complications from a car accident. The surgery included transplantation of about two-thirds of the scalp, the forehead, upper and lower eyelids, eye sockets, nose, … Read More

Death with Dignity, Better Skin and Other News of the Week

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. Death with dignity Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard suffered from an aggressive form of brain cancer that was not treatable. She stirred up controversy when she posted her plans on social media to “die … Read More

Savvy Parents, Gut Microbes and Other News of the Week

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. Quick study Parents can quickly become quite knowledgeable about their children’s health and medical condition, with online medical literature and information-sharing just a few taps and clicks away. That becomes even more … Read More

News of the Week: Focus on Ebola

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. This week, we are focusing on Ebola. Abundance of caution Nurses from Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth Medical Center were among those on the airplane to Cleveland Oct. 10 with a Dallas nurse … Read More