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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.

Get Moving! Even a Little Exercise Makes a Difference

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.

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

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.

Myth Buster: Understanding Eating Disorders

Myth Buster: Understanding Eating Disorders

Although about half of Americans know someone who has struggled with an eating disorder, widespread misconceptions about them still exist. Eating disorder specialist Mary Tantillo debunks some of the most common myths.

Grains of Salt: Tracking Sodium in Your Food

Grains of Salt: Tracking Sodium in Your Food

Reading food labels to keep track of your daily sodium intake can help boost your heart health. UR Medicine heart-health caregivers explain what to look for if you're trying to cut back on the salt in your diet.