Declutter Your Home, Destress Your Mind

CLEVELAND – Who doesn’t love a clean, organized space?  It turns out decluttering your home may declutter your mind as well. Dawn Potter, PsyD, of Cleveland Clinic said some people find cleaning is a good way to manage stress. “A lot of people, when they are faced with other problems that maybe they can’t address … Read More

Summer Colds Common as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

CLEVELAND – If you’re feeling a little under the weather this summer, you’re not alone. Neha Vyas, MD, a family medicine specialist with Cleveland Clinic, said there are a handful of viruses going around since coronavirus restrictions have eased. “We’re not socially distancing as much as we were before. We don’t wear our masks as often. … Read More

What You Need to Know About the Delta Variant

CLEVELAND – The Delta variant, which is considered highly contagious, has become the dominant strain of COVID-19 here in the United States. According to the CDC, it now accounts for 51% of cases reported. “The Delta variant is a concern, similar to the other variants, because it’s more transmissible and we’re trying to figure out … Read More

Nutritional Properties of Chocolate and Your Health

CLEVELAND – July 7 is World Chocolate Day and there’s some good news for all the chocolate lovers out there. While it’s not considered a ‘health food’ per se, chocolate with a high cocoa content has been shown to have nutritional properties that may benefit your health. “There’s been a lot of studies that show … Read More

How the Sun can Benefit Some Skin Conditions

CLEVELAND – If you have eczema or psoriasis, you’ve probably been told that spending time out in the sun be good for your skin. While that is true, Melissa Piliang, MD, dermatologist for Cleveland Clinic, said it’s also important to make sure you’re not overdoing it. “That’s a common question I get, ‘Can I get … Read More