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Chill Out: Help When the Heat Hits Chill Out: Help When the Heat Hits Patient Care

Chill Out: Help When the Heat Hits

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 29, 2018
Summer can bring some blistering temperatures that make it hard to keep your cool. UR Medicine Urgent Care's Dr. Michael Kamali shares ideas for beating the heat and offers advice for when it impacts ...
5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills 5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills Patient Care

5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 26, 2018
Amusement parks are mainstays of summer family fun, attracting 375 million Americans annually. If you’ll be among them this year, heeding these tips from Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Elizabeth ...
Can You Lose Weight Eating High-Fat Foods? Can You Lose Weight Eating High-Fat Foods? Patient Care

Can You Lose Weight Eating High-Fat Foods?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 22, 2018
The keto diet is the latest weight-loss regimen taking the dieting world by storm. Many are reporting extraordinary results, but is it the best plan for you? Highland Weight Management & Lifestyle ...
Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know Patient Care

Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 18, 2018
When it comes to hepatitis C, what you don’t know can hurt you. That’s because most people who have the liver infection don’t have symptoms, so may not even know they have it. UR Medicine clinical ...
Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun Patient Care

Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 1, 2018
Before heading out to enjoy the warm weather and soak up some sunshine, check out this advice from UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Michael Gavin for protecting kids from too much sun.
Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns Patient Care

Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 23, 2018
Summer heat takes on a whole new meaning as warm weather draws more people outside to work, play and dine. This is the time of year when the number of burn injuries increases right along with the ...
Tasty Tips for a Healthier Heart Tasty Tips for a Healthier Heart Patient Care

Tasty Tips for a Healthier Heart

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 17, 2018
If you enjoy a nibble on dark chocolate to satisfy a craving, you’re also helping your heart with every bite. The tasty treat is known to improve blood flow and reduce blood pressure. URMC ...
Tinnitus: The Noise Only You Can Hear Tinnitus: The Noise Only You Can Hear Patient Care

Tinnitus: The Noise Only You Can Hear

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 14, 2018
Whether it’s a barely noticeable hum or a continuous buzz, if you’re hearing something that others around you aren’t, you may have tinnitus. UR Medicine Audiologist Dr. Kristin Geissler describes ...
How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse? How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse? Patient Care

How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 8, 2018
Many older adults live in fear and isolation, with their emotional, physical and even financial well-being at risk due to elder abuse. UR Medicine Geriatric Specialist Dr. Thomas Caprio says knowing ...