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Can Hot Dogs be Part of a Healthy Summer?

Can Hot Dogs be Part of a Healthy Summer?

The summer season of barbecues and vacations can be a good time to try and break the cycle of restriction or indulgence. Registered Dietitian Jill Chodak, from UR Medicine’s Center for Community Health & Prevention, offers advice on adopting a newer, kinder routine.

Fewer Smoke Cigarettes, though Nicotine Use is Up

Fewer Smoke Cigarettes, though Nicotine Use is Up

Despite a significant drop in smoking, nicotine use is surging as more people turn to e-cigs and other devices, often with the mistaken impression that they eliminate smoking's health risks. Tobacco counselor Anne Sammler cautions about nicotine and shares tips for breaking addiction.

Get the Buzz on Mosquitos and Ticks

Get the Buzz on Mosquitos and Ticks

As great as an afternoon in the woods can be, or a stroll at dusk, you are never alone: Ticks and mosquitoes inevitably come along for the ride. Are their bites just a nuisance, or a cause for worry? Get the facts from UR Medicine Urgent Care's Dr. Michael Kamali.

Biking to Work? Tips for Your Two-Wheel Commute

Biking to Work? Tips for Your Two-Wheel Commute

Pedaling to your workplace provides plenty of perks. In addition to health benefits, biking also allows you to explore your community, save time and money, and help the environment. Certified personal trainer April Ho shares some health benefits of riding, as well as tips for success.

Could Your Snore Mean Something More?

Could Your Snore Mean Something More?

There’s a difference between making sounds in your sleep, and being a sound sleeper. When snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, that difference may have serious health implications. Learn more about sleep apnea and how it's treated from UR Medicine sleep specialist Dr. Carolina Marcus.