Daily Digest: Extramarital Affairs, Childhood Constipation, and More

Cleveland Clinic is featured in The New York Times

From MSNBC: Heart Attacks and Love Affairs

On MSNBC, Cleveland Clinic heart surgeon and co-author of Heart 411, Marc Gillinov, MD, is asked if men who cheat on their wives are more likely to die of a heart attack. “It’s the added stress of trying to have a secret affair,” says Dr. Gillinov. “You are doing things that you don’t normally do.”
Read more of this article featuring Dr. Gillinov on MSNBC.com

Advertising Policy

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy

From The New York Times: Childhood Constipation

For children who might be afraid to go to the bathroom, distractions can help.  Psychologist Katherine Lamparyk at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital offers her advice on childhood constipation.
Read more about childhood constipation on The New York Times.

From Cleveland.com: New Approach for Hypertension

Dr. Steven Nissen, chair of the Cleveland Clinic’s department of cardiology discusses new approach for hard-to-treat hypertension. “There are many examples where this convergence is taking place, where you push the drugs as far as you can, but when they can’t go any further, you step in with more invasive approaches.”
Read the complete article on Cleveland.com

From Fox 8 News: Treatment for Pain

“What I like to tell kids and families is to think about pain as pain, but know that suffering is optional,” said Gerard Banez, MD, a pediatric psychologist for Cleveland Clinic where a child, Alex Forde, is a patient. Forde came to the Cleveland Clinic for help with both the source of his pain, a neurological disorder, and the pain itself.
Read more of this article on Fox8 News.

Advertising Policy

From Cleveland.com: Cri du Chat Explained

Cri du Chat is French for “cry of the cat” because babies born with this disease have a distinctive kitten-like sound when they cry. According to Tracy Lim, MD, a pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic’s Westlake Community Pediatrics, the sound emitted is because babies with this disease have underdeveloped voice boxes.
Learn more about this genetic disorder on Cleveland.com

Advertising Policy
Advertising Policy