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  • Doctor promotes radical plant-based diet to fix hearts

     Doctor promotes radical plant-based diet to fix hearts
    In Tarahumara natives of Mexico and the highlanders of Papua New Guinea, coronary heart disease is rare. Some call them superhumans, but it makes perfect sense to Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn of the Wellness Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. "On this...
  • EZ Doctor gives you the lowdown on your physician

    EZ Doctor gives you the lowdown on your physician
    For $19.95, consumers can know everything about a doctor, from education and board certifications to malpractice claims and settlements. That's just one service of Fort Lauderdale-based EZ Doctor, which also provides patient scheduling and video chats...
  • New technology preserves organs during transplant process

    PITTSBURGH Livers and other organs begin lacking oxygen the moment they are removed from the donor and may have damaged tissue by the time a transplant occurs. For the past 40 years, donor organs have been kept in "cold static preservation" at less-than-...
  • Only time will heal Aaron Rodgers' calf, doctor says

    GREEN BAY, Wis. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers can rest and treat his injured left calf 24 hours a day between games, but until he's able to take off from football for an extended period of time, he's not going to get significantly better....
  • Broward hospitals fight Plantation General move

    Broward hospitals fight Plantation General move
    Broward County hospitals have launched two legal challenges to try to block a project that calls for Plantation General Hospital to move near the campus of Nova Southeastern University. The state Agency for Health Care Administration last month gave...
  • IBM's cognitive computer Watson could use skills to help treat veterans with PTSD

    IBM's cognitive computer Watson could use skills to help treat veterans with PTSD
    In 2011, IBM's Watson computer system used artificial intelligence to beat challengers on the TV quiz show "Jeopardy." Now, physicians at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are putting Watson to a different test: using the system to help them...
  • Study: Weight-loss surgery can extend life of extremely obese

    SEATTLE Extremely obese people who have weight-loss surgery are likely to live longer than those who don't, even if the patients are older men with multiple health problems, a new study by Seattle's Group Health researchers and others finds. Overall, the...
  • Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center

    Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center
    Cleveland Clinic Florida is finishing construction of a $90 million cancer and neurological center at its Weston campus to accommodate a growing patient load. The clinic expects to open the 143,000-square-foot Egil and Pauline Braathen Center late...
  • Doctors Hospital among 3 Riverside locations hit by Medicare fines

    Doctors Hospital among 3 Riverside locations hit by Medicare fines
    In a second round of fines related to the quality of certain performance measures instituted by the Affordable Care Act, three Riverside hospitals will take a 1 percent hit in Medicare reimbursements for the next fiscal year. The across-the-board...
  • Couch potato cure keeps kids active, engaged during the winter

    Source: The Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com When it's dark long before dinnertime and temperatures are finger- and toe-numbing outside, the urge to hibernate hits. Although winter can be tricky, there are many ways to keep your children active...
  • Torn Achilles likely ends Anderson Varejao's season

    Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao suffered a torn Achilles tendon and will likely miss the rest of the season. The team confirmed the news Wednesday that Varejao suffered a left ankle/foot injury when he landed awkwardly in the third quarter of...