| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:11 PM
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.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:58 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:50 AM
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-...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:05 AM
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....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 11:13 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:20 AM
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.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
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.
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: The Cleveland Clinic
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...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...