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Common Sense on the Common Cold

Despite all the advances of modern medicine, the common cold continues to vex us. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Louis Papa explains why colds are easy to get and challenging to treat, and what makes them so difficult to dodge.

Health Insurance: 3 Tips for Picking a Plan

Health Insurance: 3 Tips for Picking a Plan

Finding the right health insurance plan can be a daunting task, given all the options and variations in cost. University of Rochester benefits expert Scott Latshaw offers tips to help you weigh your choices and pick a plan that suits you.

11/3/2016
Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Although metastatic breast can cause death, improvements in treatment options are allowing many people to live a number of years comfortably after an MBC diagnosis. Breast cancer expert Dr. Alissa Huston shares some tips for coping with MBC.

10/28/2016
Q and A: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Q and A: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that started in the breast but has spread to and proliferated in other parts of the body, such as the bone, liver, lung or brain. Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Dr. Alissa Huston explains how it happens and how it's treated.

10/11/2016
Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise

Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise

We’re often told to fit more exercise into our busy lives, but what about making time to rest between workouts? Certified Athletic Trainer Cameron Apt explains why rest doesn’t just feel good, it also helps your body get the maximum benefit from exercise.

10/10/2016
Heads Up: Don’t Stay in the Game after Concussion

Heads Up: Don’t Stay in the Game after Concussion

Fortunately, serious sports injuries are rare, but concussions remain a concern among players, coaches, trainers, and families. UR Medicine expert Dr. Jeff Bazarian shares important new information on concussions that has emerged from research in the past year.

10/4/2016