Tag: Health Matters

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Is it a Cold or an Allergy? Is it a Cold or an Allergy? Patient Care

Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Mar. 21, 2023
That first sneeze and sniffle prompts you to reach for a tissue. The second and third—perhaps fourth and fifth—may send you to the medicine chest for relief. But, is it a cold? Or is it a spring ...
What is Alopecia? What is Alopecia? Patient Care

What is Alopecia?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Mar. 30, 2022
You may not have heard of alopecia, but it is likely that we all know someone who suffers from this condition, which includes all forms of hair loss. Dermatologist Mary Gail Mercurio answers common ...
Colds and Flu: Do You Need Antibiotics? Colds and Flu: Do You Need Antibiotics? Patient Care

Colds and Flu: Do You Need Antibiotics?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jan. 5, 2022
COVID-19 has significantly changed the way we consider even minor coughs and cold-like symptoms. UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Michael Gavin offers advice on what to look for, when to call to your ...
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Can Hot Dogs be Part of a Healthy Summer?

  • By URMC Communications
  • Aug. 5, 2019
The summer season of barbecues and vacations can be a good time to try and break the cycle of restriction or indulgence. Registered Dietitian Jill Chodak, from UR Medicine’s Center for Community ...
Could Your Snore Mean Something More? Could Your Snore Mean Something More? Patient Care

Could Your Snore Mean Something More?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Mar. 7, 2019
There’s a difference between making sounds in your sleep, and being a sound sleeper. When snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, that difference may have serious health implications. Learn more about ...