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5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

A decision to live well often prompts personal changes—such as losing weight, eating right and exercising more—to rise to the top of our to-do lists. UR Medicine Heart and Vascular Cardiologist Dr. Kevin McGrody shares five practical lifestyle choices to support your wellness goals.

On the (Medical) Record: 4 Reasons to Check Your Chart

On the (Medical) Record: 4 Reasons to Check Your Chart

The evolution of electronic health records opened the door to online access to our personal medical charts through websites known as patient portals. UR Medicine’s Dr. Mitch Linder says that logging on to yours can do more than satisfy your curiosity. It can help you manage your health.

Heart Attack Warning Signs May Vary in Women

Heart Attack Warning Signs May Vary in Women

When it comes to the warning signs of a heart attack, men and women are not created equal. UR Medicine Cardiologist Dr. Rebecca Schallek says women and men can experience heart attacks very differently and it’s important to know the range of symptoms.

What You Can Do to Avoid the Flu

What You Can Do to Avoid the Flu

The flu virus is at near-record levels and it is especially fierce. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Natercia Rodrigues offers advice to help reduce your chances of catching it.

HPV Vaccine Now May Be a Life-Saver Later

HPV Vaccine Now May Be a Life-Saver Later

Since the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was introduced in 2006, studies have shown a decrease in HPV infections among teenage girls. However, some parents are still reluctant to have their teens vaccinated. UR Medicine specialist Dr. Brent DuBeshter sheds light on the importance of the vaccine.