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Theiss to Lead UR Medicine Thompson Health’s Senior Living Communities »
January 28, 2015

Lloyd Theiss has been named executive director of UR Medicine Thompson Health’s Ferris Hills and Clark Meadows, as well as The Highlands at Pittsford, both senior living communities providing a continuum of care.

UR Medicine Offers Screenings, Health Talk for American Heart Month »
January 27, 2015

UR Medicine cardiologists will encourage adults to “Love Your Heart” during American Heart Month and get free heart health checks on Tuesday, Feb. 10. The team is also offering a health talk Monday, Feb. 23, in Brockport.

Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Combat COPD? »
January 27, 2015

The National Institutes of Health awarded $1.6 million to Rochester researchers to study a group of compounds derived from omega-3 fatty acids and their ability to combat inflammation caused by cigarette smoking, which can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.

Battle of the Beaks Committee Continues to Soar for Children's Hospital »
January 26, 2015

The Jan. 30 Battle of the Beaks basketball game between Nazareth College and St. John Fisher College kicks off a series of fundraising events put on by the East Avenue rivals in support of sick and injured kids at UR Medicine's Golisano Children's Hospital.

Strong West Continues Free Community Health Talks this Spring »
January 23, 2015

The series resumes at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23. UR Medicine cardiologist John Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D., will share information and answer questions about heart health.

Fatty Acids in Fish May Shield Brain from Mercury Damage »
January 21, 2015

New findings from research in the Seychelles provide further evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure. In fact, the new study, which appears today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that the nutrients found in fish have properties that protect...