Advanced Stage Cervical Cancer Cases on the Rise

CLEVELAND – January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. And research shows late-stage cervical cancer appears to be on the rise. Robert DeBernardo, MD, Section Head Gynecologic Oncology for Cleveland Clinic, said that could be due in part to the pandemic and the change in guidelines for pap smears. Before, women were told to get them … Read More

Going Sober for Dry January

CLEVELAND – The New Year has arrived and so has Dry January, which was created to encourage people to give up alcohol for the month. As many are aware, drinking too much can be harmful to your health. “I tell patients all the time that alcohol is associated with 200 different medical diseases, from obviously … Read More

Logging Off Social Media in the New Year

CLEVELAND – If you’re tired of the same old New Year’s resolutions, like working out more or trying to lose weight, we’ve got another idea for you.  How about trying a social media detox?  “Social media is a double-edged sword, it can make you feel very connected to the world around you and at the exact … Read More

Getting your Kids to Eat Fruits and Veggies

CLEVELAND – Are your kids getting their daily servings of fruits and vegetables? If not, they’re missing out on key vitamins and nutrients. “Most kids, and even adults, are not eating enough whole foods – specifically fruits and vegetables. But it’s really important because they give you vitamins, minerals as well as fiber, which is … Read More

Preventing Spread of RSV this Winter

CLEVELAND – RSV cases continue to be reported across the United States, which Frank Esper, MD, pediatric infectious disease specialist with Cleveland Clinic Children’s, said is typical for this time of year.  “Usually around December, January we see a huge surge in babies who are hospitalized for RSV infection,” said Dr. Esper. “Most commonly, they’re under … Read More

What is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?

CLEVELAND – Do you tend to stay up later than you should so you can have some time to yourself?   Well, there’s actually a name for that.  It’s called revenge bedtime procrastination. “For most people, that means being in bed on their phones doom scrolling or scrolling through social media. And social media never ends, … Read More

Do Blue Light Glasses Really Work?

CLEVELAND – If you’ve been thinking about buying some of those blue light glasses that claim to help with eye strain, you may want to hold off.  Research shows they don’t actually work. “I know it’s really tempting from the consumer side of things that you buy this product, and it’s going to make you so … Read More