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Beat the Blues: 5 Tips for Tackling SAD Beat the Blues: 5 Tips for Tackling SAD Patient Care

Beat the Blues: 5 Tips for Tackling SAD

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jan. 18, 2019
When it’s cold and drab outside, some people start feeling bad inside. This could be a sign of SAD—Seasonal Affective Disorder—that commonly strikes during the winter months. Psychiatrist Dr. Justin ...
6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You 6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You Patient Care

6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Dec. 31, 2018
A new year brings a fresh start, when many of us vow to make changes for the better. Unfortunately, those promises are often forgotten by February. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Lou Papa shares ...
Do Coffee Drinkers Live Longer? Do Coffee Drinkers Live Longer? Patient Care

Do Coffee Drinkers Live Longer?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Nov. 13, 2018
Good news, java junkies—it turns out that coffee drinking may have some real health perks. Registered dietitian April Ho filters out some facts from a recent study that suggests that drinking coffee ...
Make Your Holidays Merrier with Mindfulness Make Your Holidays Merrier with Mindfulness Patient Care

Make Your Holidays Merrier with Mindfulness

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Nov. 12, 2018
Prepping to make the holidays perfect can be a recipe for season-spoiling stress. Mindfulness expert Dr. Michael Krasner offers advice for approaching the season with intention, attention and an ...
Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction? Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

  • By URMC Communications
  • Nov. 9, 2018
Flu may seem common this time of year but don’t let that fool you; “common” doesn’t mean no cause for concern. Vaccine expert Dr. Nancy Bennett sheds light on the severity of the illness, common ...
5 Facts on Vaccines and Pregnancy 5 Facts on Vaccines and Pregnancy Patient Care

5 Facts on Vaccines and Pregnancy

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 19, 2018
Getting vaccinated against flu and other contagious illnesses is one of the most powerful ways a woman can protect herself and her baby, before and after it’s born. UR Medicine pregnancy specialist ...
Q and A: Breast Cancer Screening Q and A: Breast Cancer Screening Patient Care

Q and A: Breast Cancer Screening

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 3, 2018
It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which annually sheds light on the importance of early detection. UR Medicine women's imaging specialist Dr. Avice O'Connell answers a few questions women commonly ...
Flu Shots: What, Why and When Flu Shots: What, Why and When Patient Care

Flu Shots: What, Why and When

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 2, 2018
Flu season is rapidly approaching and ads for flu shots are popping up everywhere. Should you get one? Will it work? UR Medicine vaccine expert Dr. Ann Falsey explains what's new this year and why ...