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What You Can Do to Avoid the Flu

What You Can Do to Avoid the Flu

The flu virus is at near-record levels and it is especially fierce. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Natercia Rodrigues offers advice to help reduce your chances of catching it.

Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

Flu may seem common this time of year but don’t let that fool you; “common” doesn’t mean no cause for concern. Vaccine expert Dr. Nancy Bennett sheds light on the severity of the illness, common misconceptions and the option of the nasal flu vaccine.

Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Shorter days, longer nights, cold weather, decreased exercise and changes in sleep habits all contribute to winter weight gain. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin offers advice for avoiding winter weight gain.

Health Insurance: 3 Tips for Picking a Plan

Health Insurance: 3 Tips for Picking a Plan

Finding the right health insurance plan can be a daunting task, given all the options and variations in cost. University of Rochester benefits expert Scott Latshaw offers tips to help you weigh your choices and pick a plan that suits you.

Bedtime Routines: Don’t Fall Behind

Bedtime Routines: Don’t Fall Behind

Autumn brings us crisp air, colorful leaves, and a chance to recapture that lost hour surrendered with last spring’s shift to Daylight Saving Time. Gaining that hour can be a treat for many, but a trial for parents. Our expert offers advice on bedtime routines and helping young kids adjust.