October 2013

Can You Be Scared to Death? Can You Be Scared to Death? Patient Care

Can You Be Scared to Death?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 29, 2013
Many people are thrilled by the chills that Halloween brings—lining up for haunted hayrides, frightening mansions and scare-fests, all in good fun. But could it go terribly wrong? UR Medicine ...
Morning Sickness: The Good News Morning Sickness: The Good News Patient Care

Morning Sickness: The Good News

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 15, 2013
If morning sickness—and worry over treating it—overshadows the thrill of being pregnant, you may be happy to learn that a popular nausea medication appears to be safe for both mom and baby. A major ...
Talking with Kids About Cancer Talking with Kids About Cancer Patient Care

Talking with Kids About Cancer

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 7, 2013
One in four adults diagnosed with cancer has a child under the age of 18. While talking about a cancer diagnosis can be tough, striking a balance between open communication and easing a child’s ...