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Akron Beacon Journal
Cleveland Clinic Akron General and Summa Health using new techniques to reduce narcotics with surgery
When Homer Travis was discharged from the hospital after previous surgeries, he asked for narcotic painkillers “just in case” — and needed to use them. But that changed last November, when he underwent colorectal surgery through a new approach at Cleveland Clinic Akron General in which no narcotics are used during or after some operations.

Miscarriage Misconceptions: The Truth About This Common Tragedy
In just an instant, what some women wait their entire lives for can disappear.
Defined as the loss of a fetus before 20 weeks of pregnancy, miscarriage affects at least 15 to 25 percent of recognized pregnancies, according to WebMD. When factoring in instances where a woman doesn't yet know she's pregnant, that number may be as much as 50 percent. Melissa Kirven, MD, at Akron General Obstetrics and Gynecology, comments.

Akron Beacon Journal
Free mammogram provided by Muffins for Mammograms saved Akron woman’s life
Lisa Neidert has been breast cancer-free for more than two years. The Akron woman said she can hardly think about the possible alternative had she not known about the Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s Muffins for Mammograms program.

Health Magazine
9 Prostate Cancer Symptoms Every Man Should Know
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men, and the second-leading cause of cancer death, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Osei-Tutu Owusu, MD, hematologist/oncologist at Cleveland Clinic's McDowell Cancer Institute goes over potential symptoms of prostate cancer.

Health Magazine
Everything You Should Know About Your Lymph System
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?
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
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.

Date Updated: 17-JAN-2018

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