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4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power 4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power Patient Care

4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Aug. 3, 2017
There are simpler ways to sharpen your brain health than sitting through a lecture on integrated quantum photonics. UR School of Nursing researcher Vankee Lin says a few simple lifestyle choices may ...
Lyme Disease: Prevention and Symptoms Lyme Disease: Prevention and Symptoms Patient Care

Lyme Disease: Prevention and Symptoms

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Aug. 1, 2017
Lyme disease has made its way to Western New York and UR Medicine infectious disease expert Dr. Jennifer Nayak advises being extra vigilant in the summer months. She offers a few tips to help you ...
Taking Tylenol: Does OTC Mean Risk-Free? Taking Tylenol: Does OTC Mean Risk-Free? Patient Care

Taking Tylenol: Does OTC Mean Risk-Free?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 20, 2017
It’s easy to get, relatively inexpensive and one of the most commonly used drugs in the world, but that doesn’t mean acetaminophen—best known as Tylenol®—is risk-free. UR Medicine Pharmacy Director ...
Safety Tips: Things to Know Before You Mow Safety Tips: Things to Know Before You Mow Patient Care

Safety Tips: Things to Know Before You Mow

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 27, 2017
For most people, mowing the lawn is a routine chore. But every summer, tragic injuries occur from easily preventable lawnmower accidents. UR Medicine orthopaedic trauma surgeon Dr. John Gorczyca ...
Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority Patient Care

Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 16, 2017
Before heading out to dig in your garden, take steps to avoid a poison ivy encounter that might make you miserable. UR Medicine dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio tells you what to look for and ...
Tips to Tame Spring Allergies Tips to Tame Spring Allergies Patient Care

Tips to Tame Spring Allergies

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 2, 2017
Spring can be glorious, except when it’s marred by the itchy, watery eyes and relentless sneezing that come with seasonal allergies. UR Medicine Allergist Dr. Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo offers advice for ...
Skin Cancer Check: Know the ABCs Skin Cancer Check: Know the ABCs Patient Care

Skin Cancer Check: Know the ABCs

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 5, 2017
The bad news: there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, according to the American Center Society. The good news: Skin cancer is almost always ...
Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work? Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work? Patient Care

Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 2, 2017
Can changing when you eat, rather than what you eat, make it easier to lose weight? UR Medicine nutrition expert Dr. Thomas Campbell weighs in on intermittent fasting and what works over the long ...