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Why Walk? 5 Reasons to Step it Up Why Walk? 5 Reasons to Step it Up Patient Care

Why Walk? 5 Reasons to Step it Up

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jan. 27, 2017
Walking is one of the best ways to exercise and doing it regularly can yield an array of health benefits. Whether you prefer a solo stroll or being flanked by family, UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. ...
Common Sense on the Common Cold Common Sense on the Common Cold Patient Care

Common Sense on the Common Cold

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Dec. 19, 2016
Despite all the advances of modern medicine, the common cold continues to vex us. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Louis Papa explains why colds are easy to get and challenging to treat, and what makes ...
Election Day: Taming the Emotional Toll Election Day: Taming the Emotional Toll Patient Care

Election Day: Taming the Emotional Toll

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Nov. 4, 2016
The American Psychological Association says 52 percent of American adults—Democrats and Republicans alike—report that this presidential election is a significant source of stress. UR Medicine ...
Health Insurance: 3 Tips for Picking a Plan Health Insurance: 3 Tips for Picking a Plan Patient Care

Health Insurance: 3 Tips for Picking a Plan

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Nov. 3, 2016
Finding the right health insurance plan can be a daunting task, given all the options and variations in cost. University of Rochester benefits expert Scott Latshaw offers tips to help you weigh your ...
Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise Patient Care

Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 10, 2016
We’re often told to fit more exercise into our busy lives, but what about making time to rest between workouts? Certified Athletic Trainer Cameron Apt explains why rest doesn’t just feel good, it ...