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Ten Ugly Men Festival Celebrates 25 Inspiring Years »
July 21, 2014

What began as a small gathering among friends and family in 1989 quickly grew into what is now known as the Ten Ugly Men Festival, a celebration with thousands of people that gives back to the community and continues to be one of Rochester’s most anticipated events of the summer, 25 years later....

URMC Offering Free Physicals »
July 21, 2014

On four upcoming evenings, the University of Rochester Medical Center will be conducting free physicals for youth ages four through 19 years old. The School, Sports, and Work Permit Physicals program will be offered on August 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the University of Rochester School...

NIH Awards Team of U of R Scientists $9 Million to Study Immune System in Action »
July 17, 2014

Since the early days of Kodak, Xerox, and Bausch & Lomb, Rochester-area innovators have been making astounding discoveries in optics and imaging. Researchers at the University of Rochester are beginning a major study that will add to the region’s imaging expertise, while also advancing global understanding of how the body’s immune system works.

Golisano Children's Hospital Gears Up for a Summer of Golf »
July 14, 2014

Golfers of all levels will be hitting several of the best courses in the Rochester region this summer to fundraise for sick and injured kids at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital. Many children’s hospital advocates, including individuals and organizations, organize tournaments to help our region’s children in a variety of ways. Depending on...

Plugged In to Patients and Families »
July 14, 2014

The electronic medical record is rapidly becoming a standard part of health care in the United States. Our nation’s health care providers, however, have limited information on how to best use this technology in ways that preserve -- and even enhance -- relationships with patients and families. With support from the Josiah Macy...

UR Medicine Wound Healing Center Earns National Accreditation for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy »
July 10, 2014

UR Medicine’s Strong Wound Healing Center is the first Rochester-area provider to earn full accreditation for hyperbaric oxygen therapy from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.