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Why Your Low-T Medications May Not Be Safe

Tags: enlarged prostate, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, Low T, prostate cancer, study, testosterone, testosterone deficiency syndrome, testosterone therapy

Scant evidence of low-T therapy safety or efficacy prompts medical concerns about long-term effects. FDA panel recommends limiting access to disease-related use.


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Can Brown Fat Fuel Your Fat-Fighting Furnace?

Tags: diet, fat, healthy diet, metabolism, obesity

For body fat, color matters. Find out why researchers are studying brown fat — and why it might help fight obesity in the future.


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News of the Week: Focus on Ebola

Tags: cleveland clinic in the news, ebola, news

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.


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What You Should Know About the Ebola Virus

Tags: CDC, ebola, germs, virus, wash hands

Ebola virus disease, also called Ebola hemorrhagic fever or just Ebola, is a serious disease that often causes death. The average fatality rate is greater than 50 percent. Here what you need to know about the virus.


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

Tags: Be Well e-News, enews, growing pains of parenting

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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What Do You Want to Know About Breast Cancer? Tell Us. Use Hashtag #KnowPink

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, cancer, mammograms, mastectomy, videos

There is a lot of misinformation floating around about breast cancer. It’s easy to be confused about this disease. Ask your questions in our post or use the hashtag #KnowPink on Twitter or Facebook. Join the conversation and get answers.


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Why You Should Pay Attention to Chronic Inflammation

Tags: cancer, heart disease, inflammation, innovation, research

Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease. Find out why researchers spend so much time understanding it — and what you can do to prevent it now.


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How to Keep Your Kid from Getting, Spreading Enterovirus

Tags: asthma, enterovirus D68, fevers, flu, flu season, growing pains of parenting

No vaccine or other prevention is available to protect against Enterovirus D68. So it’s important to talk to your children about avoiding infection – and to take the same precautions as well.


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Top Nutritional Pick for Fall: Apples

Tags: fall, farmer's market, fruits and vegetables, holidays, videos

Apples are a simple and nutritious choice for a snack or dessert. One apple has about five grams of fiber, which supplies about 20 percent of the daily fiber recommendation that most health experts recommend.


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Cutting Calories, Burning Tumors and Other News of the Week

Tags: brain health, brain tumor, calories, diet, flu, news

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.