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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.

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.

3/2/2017
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.

2/24/2017
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. 

2/13/2017
After a Heart Attack: Two Steps to Recovery

After a Heart Attack: Two Steps to Recovery

A heart attack changes your life and recovery takes time and commitment. The amount of effort you put into it will have lasting impact on your quality of life. Recovery is a two-step process, according to UR Medicine cardiologist Dr. Seth Jacobson.

2/1/2017
Game-Time Snacks: Veggie Takes on Traditional Treats

Game-Time Snacks: Veggie Takes on Traditional Treats

Gearing up for the big game? As you plan your Super Bowl snacks, consider adding some veggie versions that combine traditional flavors with the benefits of plant-based nutrition. Dr. Erin Campbell of the UR Program for Nutrition in Medicine shares some tasty alternatives worth a try.

1/31/2017