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Head-to-Toe Checkup: Why Does My Doctor Do That?

Ever ponder the purpose of all that poking, peeking and prodding that goes on during a physical exam? UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Carla Schwartz explains what doctors are checking for as they look you over, from head to toe.

Q&A: Understanding Esophageal Cancer

Q&A: Understanding Esophageal Cancer

Each year, about 17,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Dr. Mohamedtaki Tejani shares information about esophageal cancer and how you may be able to reduce your risk for the disease. 

5/10/2016
What's the Reason for Your Sneezin'?

What's the Reason for Your Sneezin'?

If you’re sniffling and sneezing your way through spring, you may wonder if you have a cold or seasonal allergy. UR Medicine Urgent Care’s Dr. Matthew Capuano offers facts to help you find the reason for your sneezin’. 

5/5/2016
8 Steps to Spring into Shape

8 Steps to Spring into Shape

If warm, sunny days are inspiring you to spring into action, follow this advice from UR Medicine sports medicine specialist Dr. Katie Rizzone for safely rousing your joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles from a long winter’s sleep.

4/25/2016
Fish Tales: What’s the Story on Eating Fish During Pregnancy?

Fish Tales: What’s the Story on Eating Fish During Pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat fish when you are pregnant? UR Medicine Ob/Gyn chair Dr. Eva Pressman discusses the benefits and risks, and answers some questions commonly asked by expectant mothers. 

4/11/2016
Could an Apple a Day Keep Heart Disease Away?

Could an Apple a Day Keep Heart Disease Away?

If you need another reason to put produce on your plate, a new study shows that eating more fruit may reduce your risk of major heart disease. UR Medicine nutrition expert Dr. Thomas Campbell discusses the study and what it means for our health.

4/11/2016