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Tinnitus: The Noise Only You Can Hear

Tinnitus: The Noise Only You Can Hear

Whether it’s a barely noticeable hum or a continuous buzz, if you’re hearing something that others around you aren’t, you may have tinnitus. UR Medicine Audiologist Dr. Kristin Geissler describes what it is and what to do if the symptoms ring a bell.

How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse?

How Can We Prevent Elder Abuse?

Many older adults live in fear and isolation, with their emotional, physical and even financial well-being at risk due to elder abuse. UR Medicine Geriatric Specialist Dr. Thomas Caprio says knowing the signs—and taking action when necessary—may help protect your loved ones.

Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season

Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season

If you’ve been less active through the colder months, rigorous yard work may result in aches and strains—especially back problems. UR Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Emmanuel Menga offers advice to help you ease into gardening while avoiding injuries.

Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

That first sneeze and sniffle prompts you to reach for a tissue. The second and third—perhaps fourth and fifth—may send you to the medicine chest for relief. But, is it a cold? Or is it a spring allergy? UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Lou Papa explains how to tell the difference.

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

When it comes to eating healthy, there may be a grain of truth in the old adage, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” If you’re daunted by dining at home, Registered Dietitian April Ho shares tips to help make meal prep easy and fun.