Cleveland Clinic Performs Second Face Transplant (Video)

In a 24.5-hour surgery in late September, nine Cleveland Clinic surgeons and multiple specialists performed the hospital’s second face transplant on a middle-aged man who suffered severe facial trauma and other complications from a car accident. The surgery included transplantation of about two-thirds of the scalp, the forehead, upper and lower eyelids, eye sockets, nose, … Read More

Death with Dignity, Better Skin and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. Death with dignity Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard suffered from an aggressive form of brain cancer that was not treatable. She stirred up controversy when she posted her plans on social media to “die … Read More

Manning Up, a Good Grocery Cart and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. Treat your body like a car Men are notoriously reluctant to go to the doctor. The reason might be because they are taught to man up and shrug off physical pain. They … Read More

Savvy Parents, Gut Microbes and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. Quick study Parents can quickly become quite knowledgeable about their children’s health and medical condition, with online medical literature and information-sharing just a few taps and clicks away. That becomes even more … Read More

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Hipster Eats, Unmasking Costumes and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. Hip eating Hipsters might seem as though they have the health thing down. They tend to be conscious about what they put in their bodies. So they tend to avoid processed foods. … Read More

News of the Week: Focus on Ebola

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. This week, we are focusing on Ebola. Abundance of caution Nurses from Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth Medical Center were among those on the airplane to Cleveland Oct. 10 with a Dallas nurse … Read More

Cutting Calories, Burning Tumors and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. It’s the little things How would you like to cut about 500 calories from your daily diet without even noticing? Here are 10 simple changes to your routine that can help you … Read More

Flu Coming, Falling for Produce and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. What bug is it? Ah, autumn. It’s the season of clear, sunny days, low humidity, beautiful foliage … and, unfortunately, the annual reappearance of the flu. If you do get the flu, … Read More

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Belly Fat, Toxic Tattoos and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. Expanding waistlines There was good news and bad news this week on the obesity front. While overall body-mass index numbers haven’t changed in the United States in the last decade, our waistlines … Read More

A Rare Virus, Reiki in Baseball and Other News of the Week

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss. Wash up Breathless headlines aside, the sheer number of children being hospitalized for Enterovirus D68 is getting the attention of physicians and public health officials across the U.S. The virus causes fever, … Read More