Every 10 minutes, a new person adds his or her name to the national waiting list for an organ transplant. Some people die waiting, while many of us don’t even realize we can help.
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People tend to under-eat veggies, but these cruciferous crunchies, roots, sprouts and leafy lovelies are low in calories and high in nutrients and fiber. Here's an easy guide to the right portions for your plate.
Gluten-free diets are the latest craze for those looking to lose weight, but what’s the truth? Is gluten responsible for my love handles? The answer is no, but let’s clear the air of any confusion.
What we know as heartburn, or more formally as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), affects as much as 20 percent of the U.S. population. It can usually be controlled with modest lifestyle changes, doctor says.
This healthy eight-layer taco dip is big on ingredients and flavor and is easy to make. You can scoop it up with baked tortilla chips or layer it onto a whole-grain tortilla or wrap. Enjoy!
Prescription drugs expected in the next 12-24 months will treat the Hepatitis C infection with fewer side effects than current interferon injections. As more Baby Boomers are discovering they’re infected, this is good news.
A new tool developed by Cleveland Clinic physicians now allows physicians to quickly and accurately predict a patient’s individual risk of colorectal cancer based on long-term research from diverse populations.
This quiche, which has a whole-wheat crust, makes a nice meal with a simple green salad. Change up the vegetables by the season to baby artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, squash or fennel.
Bariatric surgery has the potential to improve the quality of life for obese patients with type 2 diabetes over the long-term, says a newly published study by Cleveland Clinic researchers.
The thought of getting a colonoscopy is scary to many people. But research shows a 30 percent drop in colon cancer rates in the U.S. in the last decade (2000 to 2010). Experts say screening allows for early detection — fostering more successful treatments that save lives.