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Solar Eclipse: Safety Viewing Tips

Solar Eclipse: Safety Viewing Tips

For the first time in nearly a century, on Monday, Aug. 21, the entire country will be able to view a total solar eclipse. In this video, UR Medicine ophthalmologist Dr. Ajay Kuriyan explains how to view the eclipse without damaging your eyes.

4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

There are simpler ways to sharpen your brain health than sitting through a lecture on integrated quantum photonics. UR School of Nursing researcher Vankee Lin says a few simple lifestyle choices may help keep your brain fit and flexible as you age.

Lyme Disease: Prevention and Symptoms

Lyme Disease: Prevention and Symptoms

Lyme disease has made its way to Western New York and UR Medicine infectious disease expert Dr. Jennifer Nayak advises being extra vigilant in the summer months. She offers a few tips to help you avoid a tick bite and shares some things to look for if you're worried you've been exposed.

Taking Tylenol: Does OTC Mean Risk-Free?

Taking Tylenol: Does OTC Mean Risk-Free?

It’s easy to get, relatively inexpensive and one of the most commonly used drugs in the world, but that doesn’t mean acetaminophen—best known as Tylenol®—is risk-free. UR Medicine Pharmacy Director Curtis Haas shares tips for using this medication safely.

Playing it Safe: Precautions for Injury-Free Fun

Playing it Safe: Precautions for Injury-Free Fun

Summertime brings plenty of outdoor activities for kids and parents. Unfortunately, on the flip side of the coin is the real possibility for injuries. UR Medicine Urgent Care’s Dr. Matthew Capuano shares tips for safe summer play.