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Everything You Should Know About Your Lymph System
April 27, 2017
The Internet is full of questionable information about the body and how to care for its various systems and organs—and the lymph system is no exception. Esther Rehmus, MD, hematologist/oncologist at Cleveland Clinic's McDowell Cancer Institute debunks common myths about the lymphatic system.

Muscle and Fitness Magazine
Is Skin Removal Surgery the Best Answer for Loose Skin?
March 28, 2017
Excess skin can affect people who’ve lost large amounts of weight on their own or through bariatric weight loss surgery. Christopher Daigle, MD, bariatric surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Akron General's Bariatric Center comments.
10 Things Doctors Want You to Know About End-of-Life Care
Jan. 23, 2017
As difficult as it can be to think about or talk about, we all need to prepare for the end-of-life care we may need or want, as well as care for our loved ones. Laurie Matt-Amaral, MD, Cleveland Clinic Akron General comments.

Self Magazine
Mumps Cases Are The Highest They've Been In 10 Years
Dec. 7, 2016
According to new government data, the U.S. is experiencing more mumps cases this year than the country has seen annually in a decade. Richard Watkins, MD, Cleveland Clinic Akron General comments.

Reader's Digest
Should You Take Zinc for a Cold?
Dec. 2, 2016
Before you submit yourself to a season of sniffles and sore throats, there’s one way you could fight back against the misery of the common cold. According to the Mayo Clinic, researchers have touted the effectiveness of zinc supplements in fighting the common cold since as far back as 1984. Although study results have been mixed, recent research shows that if you act at the first sign of symptoms, zinc supplement benefits can include a lessening the length and severity of your colds. Medical professionals including Tim Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP at Cleveland Clinic Akron General, says patients should speak with their doctor or pharmacist regarding zinc supplement benefits.

New treatment helping those with joint pain
Sept. 27, 2016
Imagine pain relief, without the surgery or dangerous prescriptions.  A new treatment can help those plagued by joint pain. Joshua Goldner, MD, pain medicine specialist with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, talks about radiofrequency ablation.

CBS Evening News
Dozens of Ohio overdoses blamed on heroin mixed with elephant tranquilizer
Aug. 25, 2016
A medical examiner in Ohio has issued a public warning about a dangerous drug that hit the streets this summer. Far more powerful than heroin, it has sent dozens to the hospital -- and dozens more to the morgue. Carfentanil is so deadly, it is not even prescribed for humans -- it’s typically used to tranquilize large animals like elephants. Nick Jouriles, M.D., an emergency medicine specialist at Cleveland Clinic Akron General, comments.

Date Updated: 01-MAY-2017

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