Tag: primary care

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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 ...
A Fresh Take on Leafy Greens A Fresh Take on Leafy Greens Patient Care

A Fresh Take on Leafy Greens

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Aug. 31, 2018
Does your family flee when leafy greens crop up at the table? Registered dietitian Sue Czap of UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute offers advice on which greens to choose and shares some tasty ways ...
5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills 5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills Patient Care

5 Tips for Safe Summer Theme-Park Thrills

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 26, 2018
Amusement parks are mainstays of summer family fun, attracting 375 million Americans annually. If you’ll be among them this year, heeding these tips from Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Elizabeth ...
Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns Patient Care

Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 23, 2018
Summer heat takes on a whole new meaning as warm weather draws more people outside to work, play and dine. This is the time of year when the number of burn injuries increases right along with the ...
How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse? How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse? Patient Care

How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 8, 2018
Many older adults live in fear and isolation, with their emotional, physical and even financial well-being at risk due to elder abuse. UR Medicine Geriatric Specialist Dr. Thomas Caprio says knowing ...
Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season Patient Care

Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Apr. 19, 2018
If you’ve been less active through the colder months, rigorous yard work may result in aches and strains—especially back problems. UR Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Emmanuel Menga offers advice to ...
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
  • Apr. 5, 2018
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 ...