Making the Grade: Healthy Back to School Prep (PKG)

CLEVELAND – Back-to-school is a busy time for parents and children alike. But as schedules change and a new school year begins, Kimberly Giuliano, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic Children’s said it’s important to make sure everyone is prepared for a safe and healthy start to the school year. This includes talking to kids about what … Read More

Don’t Let Rotten Food Spoil Your Summer Fun (PKG)

CLEVELAND – For those whose end of summer plans include a backyard bash or packing up the camper for a trip, putting food safety at the top of the ‘to-do’ list should be a priority. That’s because, according to Cleveland Clinic’s Baruch Fertel, M.D., bacteria such as salmonella and E. coli thrive in warm environments. … Read More

Frozen Treats with a Healthier Twist (PKG)

CLEVELAND – Cool treats are a great way to beat the heat – what’s not so great are the calories and artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners that often come along with them. Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D., of Cleveland Clinic, said if ice cream is a summertime vice – natural ingredients are best. “I would rather you … Read More

Electricity Helps Control Man’s Brain Tumor

CLEVELAND – July 17 is Glioblastoma Awareness Day. Glioblastoma is a rare, aggressive type of brain tumor. Once diagnosed, survival is typically measured in months, for many. But Jerry Bennett, 50, is beating the odds – with electricity. Bennett, who resides in Ottawa Lake, Michigan, was diagnosed with glioblastoma two years ago. What first began as … Read More

Enjoy a Festive Fourth with Safe Fireworks (PKG)

CLEVELAND – There’s no better time than the Fourth of July to enjoy a good fireworks display. Experts agree that the safest way to do so is to leave it to the professionals and attend a public display. However, if plans include a few backyard firecrackers, Cleveland Clinic’s Baruch Fertel, M.D., said first and foremost, … Read More

Ditch the Dreaded ‘Dad Bod’ (PKG)

CLEVELAND – Becoming a dad, especially for the first time, is a celebrated occasion. What’s not as celebrated is the ‘dad bod’ that can follow in the years to come. Cleveland Clinic’s Dan Allan, M.D., said weight gain, especially in the abdomen – is more than just a physique problem – it can lead to … Read More

How Long will Cookout Leftovers Last? (PKG)

CLEVELAND – Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer – and the start of cookout and barbeque season. But when we’re faced with a table full of leftovers when the guests go home, it can be tough to know what to keep and what to pitch. According to Lindsay Malone, RD, of Cleveland … Read More