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Healthy Eating: 6 Tips for Travelers Healthy Eating: 6 Tips for Travelers Patient Care

Healthy Eating: 6 Tips for Travelers

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 30, 2016
Vacation is often a time to escape reality, abandon routines and indulge in things we enjoy. UR Medicine registered dietitian Mary Johnson offers advice to help fuel your fun without fretting over ...
DIY Teeth Whitening: Too Good to Be True? DIY Teeth Whitening: Too Good to Be True? Patient Care

DIY Teeth Whitening: Too Good to Be True?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 20, 2016
From wedding dresses to recipes and beyond, anyone can post or “pin” ideas they have to the popular website Pinterest—including health tips. Dr. Hans Malmstrom explains why some of the do-it-yourself ...
Get the Buzz on Mosquitos and Ticks Get the Buzz on Mosquitos and Ticks Patient Care

Get the Buzz on Mosquitos and Ticks

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 9, 2016
As great as an afternoon in the woods can be, or a stroll at dusk, you are never alone: Ticks and mosquitoes inevitably come along for the ride. Are their bites just a nuisance, or a cause for worry? ...
Salt Savvy: What is in Your Food? Salt Savvy: What is in Your Food? Patient Care

Salt Savvy: What is in Your Food?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 7, 2016
If you’re quick to add a dash of salt to your plate, you could be increasing your risk of heart disease. UR Medicine Cardiologist Dr. John Bisognano says new FDA-proposed guidelines may help people ...
Test Stress: Helping Students Manage Anxiety Test Stress: Helping Students Manage Anxiety Patient Care

Test Stress: Helping Students Manage Anxiety

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 2, 2016
As the school year winds down, kids’ anxiety over exams can ramp up. While a little test stress can be motivating, too much can derail some of the best students. UR Medicine expert Dr. Laura Cardella ...
World No Tobacco Day: Time to Quit World No Tobacco Day: Time to Quit Patient Care

World No Tobacco Day: Time to Quit

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 31, 2016
If World No Tobacco Day has you thinking about kicking your smoking habit, dental expert Dr. Sangeeta Gajendra offers some facts to help convince you that the time to quit is now.
It Takes Strength to Stay Active It Takes Strength to Stay Active Patient Care

It Takes Strength to Stay Active

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 23, 2016
It takes more than aerobic fitness to be healthy and active in your 50s and beyond. You also need to be strong. UR Medicine physical therapist Elizabeth Wetmore offers advice to combat sarcopenia, a ...
Successful Aging: Add Life to Your Years Successful Aging: Add Life to Your Years Patient Care

Successful Aging: Add Life to Your Years

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 20, 2016
While you may expect to live longer than your parents or grandparents did, do you know what you can do to live happier and healthier? UR Medicine healthy aging expert Dr. William Hall says that ...