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City, UR Medicine Offer Free Screenings at 6th Annual Women’s Health Fair »
August 22, 2014

The City of Rochester and UR Medicine will sponsor the sixth annual Women’s Health Screening Fair at the Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. The Fair will provide free screening tests for women ages 18 to 80, targeting a host of...

URMC Mourns Passing of Pediatric Cardiologist Chloe Alexson »
August 22, 2014

Chloe Alexson, a longtime pediatric cardiologist at University of Rochester Medical Center and one of the most decorated teachers in the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s history, passed away Aug. 17 at the age of 85.

Stem Cell Therapies Hold Promise, But Obstacles Remain »
August 21, 2014

In an article appearing online today in the journal Science, a group of researchers, including University of Rochester neurologist Steve Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., review the potential and challenges facing the scientific community as therapies involving stem cells move closer to reality.

UR Medicine Cardiologists Offer Free Heart Screenings Sept. 13 at Eastview Mall »
August 20, 2014

UR Medicine cardiologists will offer free blood pressure and oxygenation screenings to help detect early signs of heart disease, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Eastview Mall.

Former Pro Baseball Player Supporting UR Medicine’s Kessler Burn Center »
August 20, 2014

This Friday, August 22, former pro baseball player Matthew Dryer will be throwing pitches in support of UR Medicine's Kessler Burn Center. Dryer, a former Kessler patient, has organized Let’s Bash One for Burn Victims!, a homerun derby at Frontier Field. All proceeds benefit patients at the Kessler Burn Center.

UR Medicine Offering Opioid Overdose Prevention Program »
August 20, 2014

UR Medicine’s Strong Recovery is beginning a monthly Opiod Overdose Prevention Program that is open to the general public, free of charge. Participants will learn to recognize the symptoms of opiod overdose and how to react. Those who complete the hour-long training will be equipped with an overdose reversal kit containing naloxone, a...