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"Teddy Bear Clinic" to Teach Safety Messages with Help of Toys "R" Us »
May 22, 2015

The Rochester chapter of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids (IFCK), based out of UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, is teaming up with Project T.I.P.S. to reduce home injuries of urban underprivileged children through teachable moments at local teddy bear clinics. The interactive clinics, both held at 3:30 p.m., on May 28 at...

“Summer Slide” Reduced by Letting Kids Pick Their Own Summer Reading »
May 20, 2015

A study by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center showed that summer reading programs can be made significantly more effective with only a small tweak: Let the kids choose the books.

Rick Aab Commits $3M to New Golisano Children’s Hospital »
May 18, 2015

Richard (Rick) T. Aab, a University of Rochester trustee, has made a $3 million commitment to the Golisano Children’s Hospital Building Fund, bringing his total support for The Meliora Challenge, the University’s $1.2 billion comprehensive campaign, to $7 million.

Annual Rib Fest Supports More Miracles at Golisano Children's Hospital »
May 18, 2015

Nationally-ranked BBQ’ers from across the country will try to scorch their competition this Memorial Day weekend at the eighth annual Roc City Rib Fest at Genesee Valley Park. While competition is always good, the real reward is that a portion of ticket sales supports sick and injured children at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s...

Improving Antioxidant Therapy: Using Light to Separate the Good from the Bad »
May 18, 2015

We all know that antioxidants are good for us. So why have so many antioxidant-based therapies failed in clinical trials? A $1.7 million NIH grant to a junior investigator at the School of Medicine and Dentistry aims to find out.

Finger Lakes Region Receives $565 Million to Transform Medicaid Healthcare Delivery »
May 14, 2015

New York State Department of Health announced that the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS) is eligible to earn up to $565,448,177 over five years to transform the way health care is delivered to more than 300,000 Medicaid beneficiaries in the Finger Lakes region.