Oh, Dear: Tips for Encouraging Your Partner to See a Doctor
At your wits' end trying to encourage a loved one to see a doctor or address an ongoing health issue?
Our expert shares tips for nudging without nagging.
The Salty 6: Favorite Foods That Can Harm Your Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends limiting sodium intake to less than 1500mg, or just over half a teaspoon of salt, per day - but the average person consumes more than twice that amount.
Why? Most sodium comes from processed, packaged and restaurant foods that many families rely on for convenient eating.
Experts at the AHA call some of these food items "the Salty 6."
Find out what they are.
Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe Guide
Thanksgiving is a time to gather and celebrate family and blessings.
It's also a time to eat. (And during the holidays, most of us eat a lot more than usual.)
That's why the MetroHealth Nutrition Department and Pediatric Wellness Center have teamed up to offer you this cornucopia of healthier Thanksgiving recipes and tips:
On behalf of MetroHealth, have a healthy, happy holiday with your family and friends!
Getting the Facts About Breast Cancer Myths
Breast cancer is the most common cancer amongst women in the U.S. and the second leading cause of cancer death in women. In fact, about 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
Although breast cancer is so prevalent, there are many myths about the disease. Cancer surgeon Natalie Joseph, MD, sheds light on some common misperceptions about breast cancer.
Myth: Young women do not get breast cancer.
Fact: Although the risk of breast cancer increases with age, approximately 25% of all newly diagnosed cancers occur in women under the age of 50.
Myth: Breast cancer only occurs in patients with a strong family history of cancer.
Fact: The majority of cancers (85%) occur in patients with no prior family history of cancer
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