Enjoy Fall Comfort Foods without Weight Gain

CLEVELAND – Packing on the pounds can be problematic for some of us as the season shifts toward cooler temperatures. If you find yourself falling into that comfort food trap, Beth Czerwony, registered dietitian for Cleveland Clinic, said the key to tipping the scale in your favor starts with cooking at home. “You could use … Read More

Types of Vaccines Adults Need and Why

CLEVELAND – As we head into the fall, the flu and COVID-19 vaccines have been a priority for many people. But, there are some other important vaccinations for adults to remember as well.  “A lot of the vaccinations that we get, we get as children. But a lot of people don’t know that as you … Read More

FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

CLEVELAND – The FDA recently approved over-the-counter hearing aids, which could become available in stores as early as mid-October. 80% of people with hearing loss haven’t yet tried to improve it and the introduction of these hearing aids aims to change that statistic. “We have been anticipating the release of these regulations for probably six … Read More

Importance of Flu Shots for Kids

CLEVELAND – Ahead of what could be a more severe flu season, it’s time for parents to start thinking about taking their kids to get a flu shot.  “We can often predict what our flu season is going to look like by following the other side of the world, whose flu season starts earlier than … Read More

Why Self-Care is Important for your Health

CLEVELAND – September is Self-Care Awareness Month. And if you’ve never had a self-care routine, now may be the time to start one. It can be beneficial for both your physical and mental health. “Self-care is anything that we kind of deliberately do or refrain from doing with our own well-being in mind, anything that … Read More

If You’re Feeling Ill, It’s Best to Test

CLEVELAND – This cold and flu season is expected to be a doozy. Not only will COVID-19 be a concern, but cold and flu are expected to make a comeback. “We’re concerned about all respiratory viruses this year and because influenza will likely be more common than it was in the past and because we … Read More

Sexual Health Big Concern for Men, Survey Finds PKG

CLEVELAND – When it comes to men’s health as they age, a survey from Cleveland Clinic found sexual health is a big concern. Of those polled, 44% are worried about erectile dysfunction, 39% with loss of sex drive and 36% with low testosterone. “I think that this is something men realize can change with age, … Read More

Common COVID Long-Hauler Symptoms Seen in Kids

CLEVELAND – We often hear about adults suffering from COVID long-hauler symptoms, but did you know some children are also experiencing the same issues? “The most common symptoms that we see for children who have long COVID are fatigue, difficulty concentrating and mood swings,” said Kimberly Giuliano, MD, pediatrician for Cleveland Clinic Children’s. “And these … Read More

Robotic Prostate Cancer Procedure Reduces Recovery Time

CLEVELAND – According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.  And in some cases, they may require surgery to remove the prostate, which could cause prolonged urinary or functional problems.  But, a relatively new robotic procedure may be able to help with that. Early data shows quicker … Read More

How the Pandemic Changed Some for the Better

CLEVELAND – The COVID-19 pandemic took a big toll on many people’s mental health. However, some also became more resilient. Susan Albers, PsyD, psychologist for Cleveland Clinic said it’s one of many positive changes to come out of the last couple of years. “Cognitively this is really important for the future,” she said. “This helps … Read More