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Cleveland: Man shot on Miles Avenue

8:53 PM, May 25, 2013

Cleveland Police responded to a shooting of a man in the 11000 block of Miles Avenue late Saturday night. 

Focus: Childhood Obesity

6:39 PM, Sep 8, 2010

CLEVELAND --  Dr. Robert Needleman of MetroHealth Medical Center talks about childhood obesity. Click on the video to hear his interview with Eric and Monica.

'No medications' not always ideal

3:12 PM, Mar 12, 2010

Are you someone who prides yourself on the fact you aren't on any medications? While it's good to be on as few medications as possible, a "no medication" stance isn't always the best policy.

Walking and Pedometers

3:05 PM, Mar 12, 2010

Doctors at MetroHealth say a healthy adult should aim for 10,000 steps a day.

Fred Griffith's birthday secrets

1:34 PM, Mar 12, 2010

The beginning of 2010 also marked Fred Griffith's 81st birthday.  

Creating a health checklist

1:31 PM, Mar 12, 2010

A toast to you for the new year -L'chei-im, le'chayim! -a traditional Jewish toast which means - To life, to your health.To that end - much responsibility is in our own hands.

New Year's Resolutions

1:25 PM, Mar 12, 2010

Happy 2010!  What's your New Year's resolution?  Remember - you're never too old to change - or for any positive change to be worthwhile!

Seniors and Seasonal Flu

1:21 PM, Mar 12, 2010

Seniors may not be as susceptible to the H1N1 or swine flu but they  still are one of the main targets for the regular old seasonal flu.


1:19 PM, Mar 12, 2010

Have you had milk today?  Hope so.  Calcium is one of the best ways to prevent osteoporosis - or thinning of the bones.

Local teen thanks Metro LifeFlight crew

6:41 PM, Jan 2, 2010

PORTAGE COUNTY -- The crew of one of Metro's LifeFlight's helicopters often sees people balancing between life and death.

Primary Care: Attitude and expertise key for seniors

4:52 PM, Dec 21, 2009

Your primary care doctor should be the symphony conductor who orchestrates your overall care seamlessly.

Flu 101: What are the symptoms of the flu?

2:31 PM, Oct 15, 2009

What are the symptoms of the flu? When adults get the flu, they feel really lousy.

Varicose Vein treatments

10:23 AM, Sep 29, 2009

If you hide your legs because of unsightly varicose veins but have avoided treatment because you thought it required surgery, you may be in luck.

Dementia and Alzheimers

4:51 PM, Sep 25, 2009

Dementia is defined as trouble with memory and ability to think.

Community resources available for caregivers

4:49 PM, Sep 25, 2009

MetroHealth's Senior Health and Wellness center has a health team familiar with the care of dementia patients - and their caregivers.

Respite stay gives caregivers time off

4:46 PM, Sep 25, 2009

If you're a caregiver for someone with Dementia or Alzheimer's...keep this acronym in mind -- T.O.P.S. -- Time Off Promotes Strength.

Getting your parents to the doctor

4:28 PM, Sep 24, 2009

For adult children, getting their parents to see a senior health specialist at MetroHealth Health Center can be a challenge.

Talking about end-of-life concerns

2:05 PM, Sep 22, 2009

Having a will is so important, but it might not address all of your end-of-life concerns and wishes.

Play a card game to help end-of-life discussions

2:05 PM, Sep 22, 2009

Having a discussion about your end-of-life concerns isn't easy.

Varicose Veins affect 1 in 4 adults

1:29 PM, Sep 22, 2009

Sometimes confused with spider veins, Varicose veins are most common in women and are often painful.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

1:29 PM, Sep 22, 2009

Heart Disease is the number one killer in the United States, and the main reason people die of it is Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

Memory loss red flag

1:28 PM, Sep 22, 2009


Professional memory exam can help evaluate memory loss

1:28 PM, Sep 22, 2009


What to do at 50 to be a healthy 80

1:27 PM, Sep 22, 2009

Good health at an old age doesn't come by accident.

Keeping track of medications can be a full time job

1:27 PM, Sep 22, 2009

If you're wondering about your medications, or your parent's medications, call MetroHealth for assistance.

80 is the new 60

1:26 PM, Sep 22, 2009

MetroHealth offers Saturday hours for caregivers

1:26 PM, Sep 22, 2009

Making time for doctor's appointments during the week isn't always an option.

Caregivers need help, too

1:26 PM, Sep 22, 2009