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Back to School, Asthma Advances and Other News of the Week

Tags: cleveland clinic in the news, 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.

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3 Questions You May Have About Robot-Assisted Surgery

Tags: innovations, robotic surgery, surgery

In robot-assisted surgery, surgeons use an mechanical arm and wrist, allowing them to perform complex medical procedures with great precision, using a minimally invasive approach.

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Cold facts: ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge

Tags: ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, brain health, Lou Gehrig’s disease, spinal cord

The Ice Bucket Challenge has thousands of people dousing themselves with freezing water to raise awareness of ALS. Get 10 facts about the deadly disease.

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Study: Sleep Apnea Can Make Your Hypertension Harder to Treat

Tags: blood pressure, hypertension, news, sleep, sleep apnea

Some patients with severe untreated obstructive sleep apnea are unable to control their hypertension despite use of multiple meds, a study finds.

How much water should you drink each day? Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Water: Do You Need 8 Glasses a Day? (Infographic)

Tags: bladder, dehydration, diarrhea, fever, healthy diet, hydration, water

When it comes to drinking water, is the magic number 8 glasses a day? Our experts explain all the factors involved in making sure our bodies get the right amount of fluid every day.

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Salt Debate, Techy Moms and Other News of the Week

Tags: colon cancer, growing pains of parenting, lung transplant, news, salt, vitamin D, vitamins and supplements

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.

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How Deep Brain Stimulation Can Restore Your Steady Hands

Tags: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), dystonia, epilepsy, essential tremor, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease

In deep brain stimulation, a small hole is made in the skull. A neurosurgeon uses computerized mapping and recording to implant an electrode in the precise part of the brain that is misfiring and causing the tremor.

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New Study Finds High-Dose Flu Vaccine Better Protects Elderly (Video)

Tags: elderly, elderly patients, flu vaccine, geriatric, geriatric health, study, vaccines, videos

A new study finds a high-dose flu vaccine provides better protection among people 65 and older than a standard flu shot. The high-dose vaccine was 24.2 percent more effective than a standard-dose vaccine at preventing flu.

When something hurts, will ice or heat make it feel better? Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Should You Use Ice or Heat for Pain? (Infographic)

Tags: chronic pain, heat, ice, infographic, knee injury, overuse injury, pain, sports injuries

Discover the best way to ease pain from a strained muscle, a sprained ligament, a headache, a sore back or an aching knee. Cleveland Clinic experts in sports medicine, neurology and rheumatology weigh in.

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Catching Ebola, Narcissists and Other News of the Week

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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.