Understanding Tuberculosis: 6 Facts to Know

Tuberculosis is uncommon in the U.S., but it’s one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Here’s what you need to know about this infectious disease, how it’s spread and who’s at risk.

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Measles: Not Just a Childhood Problem

Measles is not just a kid’s disease. The multi-state measles outbreak that started in California in December has infected patients of all ages – from babies younger than a year to adults well into their 50s. The outbreak, which has spread to 14 states, appears to have started when unvaccinated, infected people from overseas traveled to … Read More

Second Opinion Leads to Saved Limb

Wounds that won’t heal are a serious threat for patients with diabetes and diseases of the arteries and veins. When not proactively managed, wounds may lead to limb amputations. Saving limbs involves a multidisciplinary approach to care. Vascular surgeon Lee Kirksey, MD, is a leader in the Limb Salvage Program of the Cleveland Clinic Heart … Read More