Doctors Perform First Kidney Swap in West Virginia

A few weeks ago, two West Virginia families had never met. Today, they have a lifetime bond. Brian King, of Charleston, needed a kidney transplant. So, too, did David Kent, of Tornado. And each had family members – Brian’s wife, Pam, and David’s son, Dustin – who were eager to offer up one of their … Read More

Boy Who Had Hole In His Heart Celebrates First Birthday

Rachel Powers was inspired to decorate the nursery for her second child, a son named Jeremiah, by the main character in C. S. Lewis’s “The Chronicles of Narnia” children’s book — Aslan, a powerful but gentle lion. 1-year-old boy who had a hole in his heart celebrates first birthday. #LoveYourHeart Read Jeremiah’s story➡️ https://t.co/LHC6tkasE6 pic.twitter.com/tmf1mUeicG … Read More

High-Tech Mouthguard Accurately Detects Concussions

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic are taking the guesswork out of concussions. With the commercial launch in January of an intelligent mouthguard, certified athletic trainers and sideline personnel can now be alerted in real time when an athlete has incurred a potential concussion-causing impact on the field – enabling them to assess the player immediately. According to … Read More

4 Innovative Treatments That Helped Patients Conquer Cancer

Cooling Cap Helps Mom Go Through Chemotherapy Without Losing Hair Once a week, for 12 weeks, Jennifer Buckland would pull a hockey-like helmet over her strawberry-blonde hair, and tigthen the chin strap.  Only then, would chemotherapy treatment for Stage 1 breast cancer begin at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center. Jennifer, 42, donned the unusual “cooling cap” … Read More

Dad Walks Daughter Down the Aisle After CPR Saves His Life

Jim Mariano couldn’t have picked a better place to have a heart attack. Cresting the top of a hill, on Day 2 of a 250-mile charity bicycle ride, the veteran Shaker Heights police lieutenant suddenly lost consciousness and fell to the ground, sliding underneath a guardrail. RELATED: Cleveland Clinic Survey Finds Only Half of Americans … Read More