Children with Autism Less Likely to Get Critical Vaccines

CLEVELAND – Today, most U.S. families have less worry about deadly childhood infections, largely due to vaccines. And while research has shown the safety and effectiveness of routine childhood vaccines, the multitude of information and opinions available to today’s parents can lead to confusion. A recent study looked at more than 590,000 children who did not … Read More

Research: How Does Aspirin Interact with Pain Relievers?

CLEVELAND – There’s reassuring information for more than 50 million Americans who suffer from arthritis pain. New research shows adding aspirin to popular prescription arthritis drugs – celecoxib, known as celebrex, ibuprofen, or naproxen – slightly changes how they interact with the cardiovascular system, but for the most part they’re safe to take together. “We … Read More

Research: Many People Exceed Recommended Dose of NSAIDS

CLEVELAND – It’s fairly common to take a few ibuprofen to relieve a headache or a muscle ache. But according to a recent study, many people are taking more than the recommended dose of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS. The study looked at 1,326 NSAID users and found that about 15 percent of them exceeded the … Read More

Study: Many Infants are Fed Complimentary Foods Too Young

CLEVELAND – Current recommendations say that parents should hold off on giving their babies foods other than breast milk or formula until they are about six months old.  However, a recent study shows that many American babies are fed complimentary foods much too soon. The study looked at 1,482 children between the ages of 6-36 months … Read More

Study: Standing Desks Can Produce Modest Benefits

CLEVELAND – Many have probably heard the saying that ‘sitting is the new smoking’ when it comes to detrimental habits for our health. Now, a new study looks at whether using a standing desk really gives us any advantage when it comes to weight loss. Michael Roizen, M.D., is a wellness expert at Cleveland Clinic. He … Read More

Study Looks at Impact of Stroke Beyond Physical Disability

CLEVELAND – Life after suffering a stroke typically involves some degree of physical disability. But according to a new Cleveland Clinic study, the physical effects of a stroke are only one piece of the puzzle for many people. Cleveland Clinic’s Irene Katzan, M.D., an author of the study, said the research uncovered three main areas where stroke … Read More