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This week on MetroHealth: Miracles & Hope

Update: Police investigate 2 shootings

12:16 PM, Oct 6, 2013

Police are investigating  two shootings Sunday morning.

Dementia & Alzheimer's

Dementia and Alzheimers

4:51 PM, Sep 25, 2009

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

Professional memory exam can help evaluate memory loss

1:28 PM, Sep 22, 2009


Memory loss red flag

1:28 PM, Sep 22, 2009


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.

Heart Health

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.

Beyond Advanced Directives

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.


Downbursts caused storm damage Tuesday

7:47 PM, Sep 8, 2010

CLEVELAND -- The National Weather Service office in Cleveland says several downbursts of wind were responsible for tree and property damage from the storms that hit the area on Tuesday.

Winter Olympics Weather Forecast for 2/28/10

7:51 PM, Feb 27, 2010

VANCOUVER -- Here is your Olympic Zone daily forecast for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada.

Olympic weather updates

6:38 PM, Feb 10, 2010

VANCOUVER -- Our first Olympic Zone venue weather forecast for the 2010 Winter Olympics will begin on Thursday, February 11th.

Specialty Care

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.

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.

Getting your parent to a doctor

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.


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.

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.

Why a Geriatrician?

Fred Griffith's birthday secrets

1:34 PM, Mar 12, 2010

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


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.

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.

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.

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