Dr. Jihad Kaouk explains subtle signs of kidney cancer everyone should know.
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5 Subtle Signs Of Kidney Cancer You Should Know

Internationally known author and three time Pulitzer Prizes winning journalist for his work at The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman, joined us recently for our Ideas for Tomorrow Series. An expert at making complicated issues simple, Friedman helps us make sense of this rapidly changing world.

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Ideas for Tomorrow: Thomas Friedman - Full Program

Thomas L. Friedman, an internationally known author and journalist, has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at The New York Times. His foreign af...

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“I was unaware my son was an organ donor,” says Anne. “He recognized the significance of organ donation — the miracle of extending the life of another human being, and returning joy to the family.” Four additional lives were saved through the donation of Joseph’s lungs, liver and kidneys. #DonateLife #LoveYourHeart

Cleveland Clinic Caregiver Hears Late Son’s Heart Beat Again in Donor Recipient

No matter where you are on your wellness journey, Cleveland Clinic has events to help you live a happier and healthier life.

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Dr. Christine Jellis shares insights on a recent study that found people with a genetic predisposition toward one particular body type have a higher risk of conditions like Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. #LoveYourHeart Via Fox News: [ Cle.clinic Link ]

How your body shape may influence your disease risk

Last year, 2000 livers were deemed marginal or unusable while patients on waiting lists died. Dr. Cristiano Quintini and his team found a way to rescue and extend the life of these organs. [ Cle.clinic Link ]
“Dr. Scharfstein is my hero. I am eternally grateful to have world-class care right in our backyard at Hillcrest Hospital.” Cardiac arrest sent Tim to Hillcrest Hospital, but his wife's timely CPR training helped him make a full recovery.

Loving Wife Doesn't Miss a Beat Saving Husband With CPR | Cleveland Clinic

More than 2 million people are affected by multiple sclerosis (MS), an unpredictable and often disabling neurological disease. Dr. Jeffrey Cohen says a recent study confirms that stem cell transplant (which basically ‘reboots’ the immune system) is an effective, but aggressive, treatment for MS.

Researchers in London analyzed data from nearly three hundred MS patients who had undergone a...
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Ethan had a heart defect so severe that he was only given a 1 to 5 percent chance of survival. Via Fox News #LoveYourHeart #CHDAware [ Cle.clinic Link ]

Boy born with heart in wrong place thriving after 3-D printing-guided surgery

“The integration of lifestyle, a physician, education and patient is really a very powerful tool when it comes to redesigning health care.” Dr. Marianne Sumego, Director, Shared Medical Appointments explains this how shared medical appointments (SMAs) are adapting to the changing needs of health care.

Over 20 departments at Cleveland Clinic offer SMAs. Interested in finding out more? [...
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Dr. Haitham Ahmed shares tips for keeping your heart healthy.
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Heart health how-tos: Keeping your ticker in tip top shape

“An organ transplant is a journey,” said Matthew, adding that it is a journey led by the patient’s caregiver, typically a parent or a spouse. “It’s not a scheduled surgery. It’s life altering.”

After a long battle with liver disease and a successful transplant surgery at Cleveland Clinic, Matthew accepted a local job and settled in Shaker Heights with his wife, Lisa. Their journey with...
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"You're Never Alone"

Dr. Christine Jellis discusses causes of chest pain that are not a heart attack. Via Health: [ Cle.clinic Link ]

7 Causes of Chest Pain That Aren't a Heart Attack

Congratulations to (camera shy) Cindy Farrell of Marymount Hospital! She was the grand prize winner of $100,000 at the 13th Annual Straight From the Heart Raffle drawing. Happily, Drs. Neil Smith, Don Malone and Rebecca Starck were on hand to cheer Cindy's big win!

Proceeds will benefit the communities surrounding Avon Hospital, Fairview Hospital and Lutheran Hospital to better respond to...
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Michael Yeager and Michael Garuffi carry a transplant heart to the OR after it arrived by helicopter, c1990. The first heart transplant at Cleveland Clinic was performed in 1968. Since the establishment of a formal program in 1984, the Heart and Vascular Institute has performed over 1800 heart transplants. #TBT
Dr. Caroline Casserly enjoys getting to know her patients and building relationships to best understand what’s going on with them and how she can help them. Get to know @Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Caroline Casserly. #LoveYourHeart
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Today is National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day!

If you are genetically predisposed toward high levels of LDL, you may be likely to develop calcification and narrowing of their aortic valve. Dr. Steven Nissen shares a strategy for prevention: [ Cle.clinic Link ] #LoveYourHeart
#DidYouKnow? Cleveland Clinic is not only the largest employer in Cleveland, it's now the largest employer in Ohio with over 51,000 caregivers!