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Get Moving! Even a Little Exercise Makes a Difference

Good news, weekend warriors: New research suggests that even less-frequent exercise has noticeable health benefits. UR Medicine Sports Medicine expert Dr. Gregg Nicandri offers advice to help get you moving.

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

As gloomy winter days give way to spring, cooped-up runners are eager to train in the fresh air. UR Medicine hip specialist Dr. Brian Giordano shares tips for avoiding hip and pelvic injuries and transitioning successfully to the freedom of outdoor running. 

4/25/2017
Sick-Day Dilemma: How to Make the Call for Your Kids

Sick-Day Dilemma: How to Make the Call for Your Kids

It’s 6:30 a.m. on a Monday and your child wakes reluctantly. She's coughing and her forehead feels warm. Do you keep her home or send her off to school? UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin shares some tips to help you make the right call.

4/10/2017
Varicose Veins: Why We Get Them and What Can Help

Varicose Veins: Why We Get Them and What Can Help

Nobody wants them, but 40 million adults in the U.S. have them: varicose veins. UR Medicine Vascular Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Ellis explains what causes varicose veins, how to lower the risk of getting them, and how they’re treated.

4/6/2017
New Eczema Drug Brings Long-Awaited Relief

New Eczema Drug Brings Long-Awaited Relief

Although it’s the most common skin disease in the world, there’s been no safe, effective treatment for people who suffer from moderate-to-severe eczema. UR Medicine Dermatologist Dr. Lisa Beck explains how a new drug will be life-changing for many.

4/3/2017
Understanding Hospice: It’s About How You Live

Understanding Hospice: It’s About How You Live

Contrary to what many people think, hospice doesn’t mean that hope is lost. It does mean refocusing the goals of end-of-life care to support the best quality of life. UR Medicine Home Care’s Hospice Medical Director Dr. Thomas Caprio explains what hospice is, and why it’s about how you live.

3/10/2017