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Be(e) Prepared: What to Do When You Get Stung Be(e) Prepared: What to Do When You Get Stung Patient Care

Be(e) Prepared: What to Do When You Get Stung

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Sep. 12, 2016
Bees, wasps and hornets have their place in nature but it’s not on your skin. UR Medicine Urgent Care’s Dr. Michael Kamali offers advice to help take the sting out of a close encounter with a buzzing ...
Myth Buster: The Truth About Clinical Trials Myth Buster: The Truth About Clinical Trials Patient Care

Myth Buster: The Truth About Clinical Trials

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Sep. 1, 2016
Whether it’s a new drug, medical device, or behavioral intervention, careful testing is needed to ensure health innovations are safe and effective. UR research expert Dr. Carrie Dykes shares facts ...
Shifting to a School-Time Sleep Schedule Shifting to a School-Time Sleep Schedule Patient Care

Shifting to a School-Time Sleep Schedule

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Aug. 24, 2016
It’s time for kids to snap out of their summer sleep schedule so they’ll be well rested and ready to succeed in the classroom. UR Medicine pediatric sleep expert Dr. Heidi Connolly offers advice for ...
Play it Safe: Avoiding Common Eye Injuries Play it Safe: Avoiding Common Eye Injuries Patient Care

Play it Safe: Avoiding Common Eye Injuries

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Aug. 23, 2016
Child’s play can be great fun, except when it results in an unexpected visit to the pediatrician or eye doctor. UR Medicine pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Benjamin Hammond, of the Flaum Eye Institute, ...
Quenching the Discomfort of Dry Mouth Quenching the Discomfort of Dry Mouth Patient Care

Quenching the Discomfort of Dry Mouth

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 26, 2016
More than 50 percent of older adults are likely to experience the discomfort of dry mouth. Oral health expert Dr. Adina Jucan provides facts on what causes the condition and steps you can take to ...
When Summer Heat Takes Your Breath Away When Summer Heat Takes Your Breath Away Patient Care

When Summer Heat Takes Your Breath Away

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 22, 2016
Sunny, sticky days surely make you sweat, but they can also hamper breathing—especially for children and seniors. UR Medicine Urgent Care’s Dr. Michael Kamali explains how ozone levels can be ...