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A young girl and boy ready to race on an athletics track

Ready, Set, Safe Youth Running

For young athletes motivated to do so, adding a running routine to their training can be extremely beneficial. Here’s how to do it safely.

Illustration of purple lightning symbolizing epilepsy in brain of female figure

Compassionate Epilepsy Care Makes All the Difference

Native Clevelander and epilepsy patient Denise Miles is grateful for the compassionate care she receives at University Hospitals Epilepsy Center. Learn more.

Mary Hollingsworth surrounded by her care team at UH

Hometown Health Team Rallies to Restore Elderly Patients Independence

When 82-year-old Mary started missing appointments, her care team at UH wanted to learn why – then rallied to replace her broken walker and restore her mobility.

Richard Schreck

Cochlear Implant Method Allows Local Man to Remain Awake During Surgery

After decades of hearing loss, Dick Schreck got a cochlear implant at UH using local anesthesia instead of general anesthesia, a method used at only a few centers in the country.

Rocco Greco stands outdoors on a sunny day

Patient Faces Life Post-COVID with Help from Post-ICU Recovery Clinic at University Hospitals

After receiving intensive care for COVID-19 complications, Rocco Greco is feeling better with the help of the Post-ICU Recovery Clinic at University Hospitals.

The recovery process for Eliana Rosario has included physical therapy

Eliana’s Story: A Cautionary Tale about Long COVID in Kids

14-year-old Eliana Rosario is riding roller coasters this summer. After a bout of troubling symptoms, Eliana was successfully treated at the UH Rainbow COVID Recovery Clinic.

The Knotts on the beach

After Decades of Struggle, Man Finds Relief from the Urinary Symptoms of BPH

Bob was only in his thirties when he started having pain with urination. He soon realized that medication wasn’t a solution for him. At 60, he made a life-changing appointment with University Hospitals urologist Irina Jaeger, MD.

Ruby Egler in recovery

Innovative Hysterectomy Procedure Helps Woman Suffering from Heavy, Long Periods

Ruby Egler is the first woman in Cleveland to benefit from an innovative type of hysterectomy that is perfect for women who suffer from exceptionally heavy bleeding due to fibroids.

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