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Get the Buzz on Mosquitos and Ticks

Get the Buzz on Mosquitos and Ticks

As great as an afternoon in the woods can be, or a stroll at dusk, you are never alone: Ticks and mosquitoes inevitably come along for the ride. Are their bites just a nuisance, or a cause for worry? Get the facts from UR Medicine Urgent Care's Dr. Michael Kamali.

Biking to Work? Tips for Your Two-Wheel Commute

Biking to Work? Tips for Your Two-Wheel Commute

Pedaling to your workplace provides plenty of perks. In addition to health benefits, biking also allows you to explore your community, save time and money, and help the environment. Certified personal trainer April Ho shares some health benefits of riding, as well as tips for success.

Could Your Snore Mean Something More?

Could Your Snore Mean Something More?

There’s a difference between making sounds in your sleep, and being a sound sleeper. When snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, that difference may have serious health implications. Learn more about sleep apnea and how it's treated from UR Medicine sleep specialist Dr. Carolina Marcus.

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.