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Myth Buster: The Truth About Arthritis Causes and Treatments

Myth Buster: The Truth About Arthritis Causes and Treatments

Arthritis affects millions of people and is the most common cause of disability in the U.S., but myths about its causes and treatments persist. UR Medicine Sports Medicine's Dr. Maria Karipidis Pouria helps clear up confusion about arthritis and offers advice on effective strategies for treating it.

Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work?

Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work?

Can changing when you eat, rather than what you eat, make it easier to lose weight? UR Medicine nutrition expert Dr. Thomas Campbell weighs in on intermittent fasting and what works over the long term.

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

As gloomy winter days give way to spring, cooped-up runners are eager to train in the fresh air. UR Medicine hip specialist Dr. Brian Giordano shares tips for avoiding hip and pelvic injuries and transitioning successfully to the freedom of outdoor running. 

Sick-Day Dilemma: How to Make the Call for Your Kids

Sick-Day Dilemma: How to Make the Call for Your Kids

It’s 6:30 a.m. on a Monday and your child wakes reluctantly. She's coughing and her forehead feels warm. Do you keep her home or send her off to school? UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin shares some tips to help you make the right call.

Varicose Veins: Why We Get Them and What Can Help

Varicose Veins: Why We Get Them and What Can Help

Nobody wants them, but 40 million adults in the U.S. have them: varicose veins. UR Medicine Vascular Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Ellis explains what causes varicose veins, how to lower the risk of getting them, and how they’re treated.