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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.

Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun

Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun

School's out and summer sun is finally (hopefully) here to stay. Before getting out there and soaking it all in, check out this advice from UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Michael Gavin for protecting kids from too much sun.

6/19/2017
Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

Before heading out to dig in your garden, take steps to avoid a poison ivy encounter that might make you miserable. UR Medicine dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio tells you what to look for and offers steps to take if poison ivy finds you before you find it.

6/16/2017
Tips to Tame Spring Allergies

Tips to Tame Spring Allergies

Spring can be glorious, except when it’s marred by the itchy, watery eyes and relentless sneezing that come with seasonal allergies. UR Medicine Allergist Dr. Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo offers advice for coping with allergy symptoms.

6/2/2017
Myth Buster: The Truth About Arthritis Causes and Treatments

Myth Buster: The Truth About Arthritis Causes and Treatments

Arthritis affects millions of people and is the most common cause of disability in the U.S., but myths about its causes and treatments persist. UR Medicine Sports Medicine's Dr. Maria Karipidis Pouria helps clear up confusion about arthritis and offers advice on effective strategies for treating it.

5/16/2017
Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work?

Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work?

Can changing when you eat, rather than what you eat, make it easier to lose weight? UR Medicine nutrition expert Dr. Thomas Campbell weighs in on intermittent fasting and what works over the long term.

5/2/2017