An autism diagnosis triggers tough questions and difficult emotions for parents. As the number of children diagnosed with autism has risen, so has the amount of misinformation about autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An autism expert helps you separate fact from fiction.
Think a beer before bed helps you sleep? Or that coffee can sober you up? Our chemical dependency expert reveals the truths behind common myths about drinking.
When it comes to prescription pain medications, there’s a lot of misinformation out there. Here’s how to separate fact from fiction.
Nobody wants bulging, purple varicose veins on their legs or ankles. However, about half of adults have them, and they become more prevalent with age. What causes varicose veins and what can you do about them? Many people think they know, but James Bekeny, MD, a vascular surgeon at Cleveland Clinic, sets the record straight. … Read More
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Drinking cranberry juice is just one of the myths about preventing and treating urinary tract infections (UTIs). We’ll separate UTI fact from fiction.
Discover the right way to swallow a pill and other facts that will keep you healthy and safe.
Few breakthroughs have been as beneficial as vaccines. So why is there so much misinformation out there about them? Don’t believe the myths.
Breast cancer is a common concern for women — but misconceptions are common, too. It’s important to know the facts about diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
When you experience the chronic pain of arthritis, you want answers. You’ll take any advice you can get to find relief from flare-ups. I understand that, of course. But unfortunately, there is no shortage of bad advice out there — especially when it comes to diet. Myths are abundant and persistent, traveling by word of … Read More
Some myths about epilepsy are centuries old, but they still persist. Imad Najm, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Epilepsy Center dispels 13 of the most common myths about epilepsy: Myth 1: If you’ve had a seizure, you have epilepsy Fact: A person is diagnosed with epilepsy when he or she has two or more unprovoked … Read More