CDC Recommends Maternal RSV Vaccine to Protect Newborns

CLEVELAND – There is new protection available for the leading cause of infant hospitalizations in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the first RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, vaccine for pregnant women to help protect their newborns against the respiratory virus. “From what we know, mothers will develop … Read More

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Read Mammograms

CLEVELAND – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer for women in the United States, making early detection very important. And that might be easier to do with artificial intelligence, or sometimes referred to as AI. It’s now being used to help doctors read mammograms. “It’s not anything … Read More

Finding Relief from Fall Allergies

CLEVELAND – Feeling stuffy and congested? You’re not alone. Fall allergy season is in full swing. And while we all enjoy taking in the fall colors, the leaves this time of year can actually make your symptoms worse. “One of the big things we talk about is the leaves falling,” explained DeVon Preston, MD, an … Read More

Why Apples are a Great Pick this Fall

CLEVELAND – Now that fall has arrived, it’s the perfect time to go apple picking.  It can be a fun way to spend the weekend with your friends and family. Plus, the popular fruit offers a lot of health benefits.   “Having higher potassium and phosphorus, we know that those are things that are important … Read More

How Much Screen Time is OK After School?

CLEVELAND – Are your kids spending too much time on their phones and other devices after school? Gina Robinson, MD, a pediatrician for Cleveland Clinic Children’s, said it’s important for parents to set limits for their kids to avoid the negatives of too much screen time, like lack of focus. “The biggest thing parents need … Read More

Importance of Early Detection for Ovarian Cancer

CLEVELAND – September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  According to the CDC, ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.  It’s also a difficult cancer to diagnosis.  “The problem with ovarian cancer is it tends to be a cancer that creates symptoms, but it’s the symptoms that we all have. … Read More

Young Girl Inspires Others after Battling Leukemia PKG

CLEVELAND – It’s a big day for eight-year-old Audrey Heath.  She finally gets to ring the bell at Cleveland Clinic Children, celebrating that she’s cancer-free. “It’s like such an exciting milestone that we’re here, that she finished treatment,” said her mother, Nicole. Audrey was diagnosed with leukemia in 2021.  Nicole recalls the day they got … Read More

Latest Surgical Procedures for Prostate Cancer

CLEVELAND – September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers for men in the United States, which is why early detection is so important. “Early diagnosis means the possibility of finding the prostate cancer at an earlier stage, so we can offer you less invasive alternatives that can give … Read More