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Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know

Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know

When it comes to hepatitis C, what you don’t know can hurt you. That’s because most people who have the liver infection don’t have symptoms, so may not even know they have it. UR Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology experts explain what it is, why detecting it matters, and who’s at risk.

Prostate Cancer Screening: Top 5 Things to Know

Prostate Cancer Screening: Top 5 Things to Know

New guidelines suggest that men ages 55 to 69 talk with their doctor about prostate cancer screening and their personal risk factors. Highland Hospital's Chief of Radiation Oncology Dr. Hong Zhang explains the guidelines and shares the top five things men need to know about screening.

Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns

Feeling the Heat? Act Quickly to Cool Burns

Summer heat takes on a whole new meaning as warm weather draws more people outside to work, play and dine. This is the time of year when the number of burn injuries increases right along with the temperature. Kessler Burn Center program director Holly Moynihan offers advice for treating burns.

Tasty Tips for a Healthier Heart

Tasty Tips for a Healthier Heart

If you enjoy a nibble on dark chocolate to satisfy a craving, you’re also helping your heart with every bite. The tasty treat is known to improve blood flow and reduce blood pressure. URMC Nutritionist Sarah Merritt suggests incorporating it, and other heart-smart foods, into your diet.

Tinnitus: The Noise Only You Can Hear

Tinnitus: The Noise Only You Can Hear

Whether it’s a barely noticeable hum or a continuous buzz, if you’re hearing something that others around you aren’t, you may have tinnitus. UR Medicine Audiologist Dr. Kristin Geissler describes what it is and what to do if the symptoms ring a bell.