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With cooler temperatures hitting Northeast Ohio and winter on the horizon, many medical experts say it's time to protect ourselves against the flu. From member station WCPN, Sarah Jane Tribble explains why there is a particular push to vaccinate those 65 and older.
The American College of Physicians recently said women who are healthy and low-risk for cancer can skip the annual pelvic exam. For many women, this was welcome news. No more annual trip to the doctor to endure a drop-your-clothes intrusive exam. Dr. Rebecca Starck chairs the Cleveland Clinic’s regional obstetrics and gynecology department. She said the… Read More
After days of national speculation about whether the Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Toby Cosgrove would take the top position at the embattled Veterans Affairs, he announced Saturday that he is withdrawing his name from consideration. In a brief statement, the Cleveland Clinic leader said he was "humbled and honored” to have been considered, but, he wrote, his… Read More
A steady stream of people filed through the doors of a free clinic on Cleveland’s near west side. But Leah Pallant, an outreach and enrollment coordinator at the Neighborhood Family Practice, expected many of them to leave without actually selecting a plan before the Monday midnight deadline. “The web site is already in and out……. Read More