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Ask Well: Statins and Your Sex Life - Do statins affect erections in men?

Dr. Steven Nissen comments on the effects statins can have on sexual function in men.

Do Statins Promote Coronary Calcification? Study Says Yes, and It Might Be a Good Thing

Dr. Steven Nissen discusses results of study examining the relationship between calcification of the coronary artery and statins.

Cleveland Clinic and Akron Children's Form Congenital Heart Care Affiliation

Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer, and Crain’s Cleveland Business – Cleveland Clinic and Akron General Hospital sign an affiliation agreement for congenital open heart surgery and adult congenital cardiology service programs. Dr. Lars Svensson comments.


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During your hospitalization, your nurse is the primary member of your caregiver team who will monitor your safety – from admission to discharge. At Cleveland Clinic, nurses...
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Are You Eating Good Fats or Bad Fats? (Infographic)
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For years, we’ve heard that saturated fat is bad for our hearts and that unsaturated fat is good. But exp...
Can You Prevent Narrowing of Your Aortic Valve? (Video)
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We’ve suspected for some time that high cholesterol is one of the risk factors for developing aortic sten...
11 Conditions You Can Develop If You Have Psoriatic Arthritis
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If you have psoriatic arthritis, the inflammatory arthritis that occurs with the chronic skin condition of psor...
Your Diet and Heart Disease: Rethinking Butter, Beef and Bacon
5/14/15 7:00 a.m.
Is it okay to eat butter now? “It’s not a sin,” says Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cle...