Healthy Living

Breastfeeding Benefits Both Babies and Moms Breastfeeding Benefits Both Babies and Moms Patient Care

Breastfeeding Benefits Both Babies and Moms

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 28, 2015
August is National Breastfeeding Month, a great time to bring newfound awareness to nature’s oldest—and indisputably best—way to feed a baby. Renowned breastfeeding expert Dr. Ruth Lawrence shares ...
Fitness Trackers: Trend or Tool Fitness Trackers: Trend or Tool Patient Care

Fitness Trackers: Trend or Tool

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 28, 2015
Move over, wristwatch, there’s a new accessory in town and it’s sleek, functional and wildly popular. Wearable fitness devices are strapped around the wrists of people everywhere, tracking their ...
5 Ways to Support Someone with Cancer 5 Ways to Support Someone with Cancer Patient Care

5 Ways to Support Someone with Cancer

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 21, 2015
Someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer and you’re at a loss for ways to help them. UR Medicine oncology nurse Alicia Coffin shares these tips for offering your support.
Fire it Up! Tips for Healthy Grilling Fire it Up! Tips for Healthy Grilling Patient Care

Fire it Up! Tips for Healthy Grilling

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 2, 2015
Cooking on the grill is one of the best treats of summer. However, grilling can create some less-than-desirable compounds in your food. Joanna Lipp, a clinical nutrition specialist at UR Medicine’s ...