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How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse?

How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse?

Many older adults live in fear and isolation, with their emotional, physical and even financial well-being at risk due to elder abuse. UR Medicine Geriatric Specialist Dr. Thomas Caprio says knowing the signs—and taking action when necessary—may help protect your loved ones.

Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season

Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season

If you’ve been less active through the colder months, rigorous yard work may result in aches and strains—especially back problems. UR Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Emmanuel Menga offers advice to help you ease into gardening while avoiding injuries.

Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

That first sneeze and sniffle prompts you to reach for a tissue. The second and third—perhaps fourth and fifth—may send you to the medicine chest for relief. But, is it a cold? Or is it a spring allergy? UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Lou Papa explains how to tell the difference.

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

When it comes to eating healthy, there may be a grain of truth in the old adage, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” If you’re daunted by dining at home, Registered Dietitian April Ho shares tips to help make meal prep easy and fun.

Spring Forward: Resetting Your 'Body Clock'

Spring Forward: Resetting Your 'Body Clock'

While the shift to daylight saving time is a welcome sign of spring, it may take a while for your body to adjust to that lost hour. If you’re among the groggy who need time to recover from the “spring forward,” sleep expert Dr. Carolina Marcus offers insight into why you feel that way and how you can cope.