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Ever Wonder What Your Doctor Types in Your Chart?

Ever Wonder What Your Doctor Types in Your Chart?

A new option called OpenNotes may let you peek into your medical chart and read your doctor's notes after an appointment. UR Medicine's Dr. Lauren Bruckner, medical director of patient engagement, explains why seeing those notes could be good for your health.

Grains of Truth: Getting the Goods on Gluten

Grains of Truth: Getting the Goods on Gluten

Though people have been eating wheat for thousands of years, one third of American adults now shun foods containing wheat in an effort to avoid gluten. But is it worthy of a tainted reputation? UR Medicine nutrition expert Dr. Thomas Campbell sorts out the grains of truth about gluten.

Game-Time Grub: Veggie Takes on Traditional Treats

Game-Time Grub: Veggie Takes on Traditional Treats

Gearing up for the big game? As you plan your Super Bowl snacks, consider adding some veggie versions that combine traditional flavors with the benefits of plant-based nutrition. Dr. Erin Campbell of the Highland Weight Management & Lifestyle Center shares some tasty alternatives.

Beat the Blues: 5 Tips for Tackling SAD

Beat the Blues: 5 Tips for Tackling SAD

When it’s cold and drab outside, some people start feeling bad inside. This could be a sign of SAD—Seasonal Affective Disorder—that commonly strikes during the winter months. Psychiatrist Dr. Justin Van der Meid offers some ways to cope if you suffer from SAD.
 
6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You

6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You

A new year brings a fresh start, when many of us vow to make changes for the better. Unfortunately, those promises are often forgotten by February. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Lou Papa shares simple steps to help you stay on track in the year ahead.