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Are Mystery Triggers Causing Your Rosacea Flare-ups?

Are Mystery Triggers Causing Your Rosacea Flare-ups?

Tags: alcohol, anxiety, dermatologist, dermatology, skin care, stress, sun

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition causing persistent redness of the facial skin. Learn about risk factors, triggers and treatments.


pregnant woman with picture of baby

Heart Problem? Find Out if You Can Still Have a Baby

Tags: blood pressure, blood thinners, Cardiomyopathy, heart disease, high-risk pregnancy, pregnancy, pulmonary hypertension

Having heart disease doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t get pregnant. Two Cleveland Clinic physicians discuss the risks.


fireworks

Protect Your Eyes From Fireworks

Tags: eye health, safety

Fireworks displays on the Fourth of July are as American as apple pie and baseball. But to view or use them safely, there are a number of things to keep in mind.


hair loss

Don’t Panic About Losing Your Hair — Here’s Why

Tags: androgenic hair thinning, dermatologist, dermatology, female patterned hair loss, hair, hair loss, male patterned hair loss

Picture this: You're in the shower (where you may or may not be singing "Bad Blood") when you see several strands of hair floating alongside your feet. Is this it? Are you going bald?


woman looking at a mirror at chin and face

Double Chin? New Treatment Could Help You Without Surgery

Tags: liposuction, plastic surgery, surgery

A newly approved injectable product called Kybella dissolves chin fat in some people. A plastic surgeon discusses how it works, the risks involved and the odds of it working for you.


Doctor and patient discuss medication

How Your Genes Affect Your Reaction to Drugs

Tags: genetics, genomics, medication, pharmacogenomics

If you have a high risk of negative side effects from a medication — or a strong chance that a drug won’t work for you — you want to know. That knowledge may come from pharmacogenomics.


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Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe for People With Diabetes?

Tags: artificial sweeteners, aspartame, blood sugar, diabetes, sugar, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

Searching for something to help curb your cravings for sugar? There are many low calorie sweeteners out there, but are they safe if you have diabetes? Find out what you need to know.


Why You Should Come Out to Your Doctor

Why You Should Come Out to Your Doctor

Tags: HIV, LGBT, mental health, overweight, STDs

If you are like most members of the LGBT community, it’s likely you haven’t told your physician. But there are compelling reasons why you should tell your healthcare provider if you are LGBT.


Salmon and Cannellini Bean Salad Recipe

Satisfying Summer Lunch Salads to Power Your Afternoon

Tags: fiber, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, Recipes, salad, vegetables

Ever eat lunch and then find yourself battling drowsiness all afternoon? Your eating habits may be making make you fatigued. Have your healthy salad and ditch the drowsiness with these recipes.


woman holding breast implants

What You Should Know About Breast Implants After 40

Tags: breast augmentation, breast cancer, breast lift, mammograms, plastic surgery

More women over 40 are opting to have breast augmentation surgery. A surgeon discusses reasons for the trend and special concerns for this age group.