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Tune in for practical health advice from Cleveland Clinic experts. What's really the healthiest diet for you? How can you safely recover after a heart attack? Can you boost your immune system?

Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit, multispecialty academic medical center and is ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Our experts offer trusted advice on health, wellness and nutrition for the whole family.

Our podcasts are for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as medical advice. They are not designed to replace a physician's medical assessment and medical judgment. Always consult first with your physician about anything related to your personal health.

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Featured Episode

Finding the Sweet Spot for Sugar Consumption

Sugars and sweets are a reality of our culinary tastes. The key to a healthy diet, though, is some moderation. Registered dietitian Beth Czerwony explains how you can have your cake and eat it, too.

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All Health Essentials Episodes

All Health Essentials Episodes

October 19, 2022

How To Deal With Acne with Amy Kassouf, MD

Many people believe that acne is predominately a teenage problem. However, as we grow older, we realize that many of us face the pain and inconvenience of acne throughout our entire lives. Dr. Kassouf discusses the causes of acne and what options are available to you in the pursuit of clearer skin.

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October 12, 2022

What To Expect in Menopause with Dr. Pelin Batur

Menopause is a natural part of aging that marks the end of the female reproductive years - but so many of us don't know what to expect until we're in the midst of it. Maybe you just know that you'll stop having your period, or you've heard about the sweaty agony of hot flashes. But what's really happening, and why? And most importantly, how can you cope? Dr. Batur explains menopause and walks you through some of the ways you can deal with the many changes it brings.

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October 5, 2022

Cleveland Clinic Brain Study with Dr. Imad Najm

One in every six people around the world live with a neurological disorder - a broad term used to describe things such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, or headaches. The first-of-its-kind Cleveland Clinic Brain Study is aiming to identify biomarkers of these disorders, so doctors can hopefully better predict who might develop a neurological disorder, potentially transforming the future of healthcare. Dr. Imad Najm, the study's co-PI, discusses how the study came about, what makes the study so groundbreaking, and what other goals doctors hope to achieve.

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September 28, 2022

Breastfeeding: What You Need To Know with Dr. Heidi Szugye

Breastfeeding, which is sometimes known as chestfeeding, is a natural way growing babies and infants get nutrients after birth. Dr. Heidi Szugye, medical director of the Cleveland Clinic's Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic and Center, discusses the physical and emotional benefits to breastfeeding, what parents can expect from the process and tips on breastfeeding success.

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