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UR Smoking Cessation Expert: Resolve to Quit Without E-Cigarettes »
December 26, 2014

Quitting smoking is one of the most common resolutions Americans make each New Year. Those looking to quit should think twice about using electronic cigarettes as a tool for breaking their habit, cautions UR Medicine smoking cessation expert Scott McIntosh, Ph.D.

What Would Martin Luther King Say About Health Care Today? »
December 22, 2014

A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, Eve Higginbotham, S.M., M.D., will be speaking at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in January. She has been chosen as the guest lecturer for the School’s annual Tana Grady-Weliky, M.D., Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine. Higginbotham’s lecture, What Would Martin...

$1 Million Gift from Levine Foundation Names New Pediatric Autism Clinic »
December 22, 2014

The William and Mildred Levine Foundation announced a gift of $1 million in support of a University of Rochester-owned building, set to break ground in the spring of 2015 along Brighton’s East River Road. The generous gift will name the William and Mildred Levine Autism Clinic, what will become a prominent program located...

Visitor Restrictions Aim to Stop Flu’s Spread »
December 19, 2014

UR Medicine's Strong Memorial Hospital is implementing visitor restrictions to stop flu's spread.

LARC Initiative Provides Education on Most Effective Birth Control »
December 19, 2014

Studies have shown that Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) are actually the most effective method of preventing teen pregnancy.

UR Medicine and Jones Memorial Hospital Explore Formal Affiliation »
December 18, 2014

UR Medicine and Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville announced today that they are considering a formal affiliation. Leaders from both organizations emphasize that talks are still preliminary and a decision to affiliate is still months away, but say that a closer relationship could allow the organizations to work together in more efficient ways...