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WDKX studio with guestsLead Lifestyle Counselor Jennifer Lee, CPT, TSS, contributed her expertise on mindfulness and stress reduction to a blog post titled "Stressed Out? Try These Science-Backed Ways to Stress Less," featured in the Healthy Living section of the University of Rochester Medical Center's Newsroom. 

Kicking off 2024, members of our team took part in WDKX 103.9 FM's Check Your Health podcast, an initiative organized with Shaun Nelms, Ed.D., vice president for Community Partnerships at the University of Rochester. Listen to the podcast episodes below!


For Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Erica Bostick, MD, adolescent medicine physician and principal investigator for our Emerging Infection Program's HPV-Impact Monitoring Project, spoke with News 8 WROC Rochester about the importance of routine screening among individuals with a cervix 21 years of age and older, as well as getting the HPV vaccine, particularly among adolescents aged 11-12 years.

What is a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI)? It's complicated. Holly Russell, MD, director of CCHP clinical and community-based programs, shares her take in her commentary "Is it Time to Say Goodbye to BMI," published in the Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance: Family & Community Health.

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Looking for more preventive health resources? Our clinical team shares cooking demonstrations, exercise tips and more on our Patient Resources page. 

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