Cleveland Clinic’s Heart and Vascular Institute Launches ‘The Beating Edge’ Heart Blog

TheBeatingEdge heart blog was developed as a trusted heart health and research information resource.

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TheBeatingEdge will post features on heart issues, nutrition and heart research topics.

"Thebeatingedge.com will be the source of breaking news from Cleveland Clinic's heart program," said Dr. Ben Barzilai, the medical director for the heart blog.

Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 23, 2011

In a continued effort to provide patients and physicians with the latest information about cardiovascular health, Cleveland Clinic’s Heart and Vascular Institute has launched TheBeatingEdge heart blog, offering free and timely content related to heart, vascular and thoracic health topics. The regularly updated blog will explore current topics related to research, Cleveland Clinic physician perspectives on breaking news stories and offer an outlet for Cleveland Clinic heart patients to share their story with readers.

TheBeatingEdge heart blog was developed as a trusted heart health and research information resource for readers to stay informed and learn more about the Cleveland Clinic’s rich history of providing patient-centered cardiovascular care. Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular experts will be discussing a broad range of useful subjects such as women’s heart issues, nutrition, heart research topics and heart healthy living. TheBeatingEdge seeks to promote healthy choices and educate anyone interested in maintaining and enhancing their knowledge of all topics heart.

"There's a strong demand for information about the heart and heart health from authoritative sources," said Dr. Ben Barzilai, the medical director for the heart blog. "Thebeatingedge.com will be the source of breaking news from Cleveland Clinic's heart program. It will provide commentary from our heart experts on current issues. And it will post features that will enrich and enlarge readers' knowledge and appreciation of the heart in all its complexity. We want readers to check in on thebeatingedge.com every day."

Cleveland Clinic’s Heart and Vascular Institute’s The BeatingEdge heart blog can be viewed at http://www.thebeatingedge.org

About Cleveland Clinic
Celebrating its 90th anniversary, Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. It was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. About 2,800 full-time salaried physicians and researchers and 11,000 nurses represent 120 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic Health System includes a main campus near downtown Cleveland, nine community hospitals and 15 Family Health Centers in Northeast Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Florida, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and opening in 2013, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. In 2010, there were 4 million visits throughout the Cleveland Clinic health system and 155,000 hospital admissions. Patients came for treatment from every state and from more than 100 countries. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org. Follow us twitter.com/ClevelandClinic.

The information contained in this communication was developed by Cleveland Clinic's Marketing Department.

For more information please contact:

Brian Kolonick
Cleveland Clinic
Media Relations
kolonib(at)ccf(dot)org
216.444.0898

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