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Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

Flu may seem common this time of year but don’t let that fool you; “common” doesn’t mean no cause for concern. Vaccine expert Dr. Nancy Bennett sheds light on the severity of the illness, common misconceptions and the return of the nasal flu vaccine.

5 Facts on Vaccines and Pregnancy

5 Facts on Vaccines and Pregnancy

Getting vaccinated against flu and other contagious illnesses is one of the most powerful ways a woman can protect herself and her baby, before and after it’s born. UR Medicine pregnancy specialist Dr. Lisa Gray shares facts about vaccines’ safety and effectiveness.

Breast Cancer: Simple Steps May Reduce Your Risk

Breast Cancer: Simple Steps May Reduce Your Risk

Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among women. While treatments have improved significantly, prevention is always preferred. UR Medicine cancer specialist Dr. Alissa Huston shares some lifestyle changes that may help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.
 
Q and A: Breast Cancer Screening

Q and A: Breast Cancer Screening

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which annually sheds light on the importance of early detection. UR Medicine women's imaging specialist Dr. Avice O'Connell answers a few questions women commonly ask about screening for and diagnosing breast cancer.

Flu Shots: What, Why and When

Flu Shots: What, Why and When

Flu season is rapidly approaching and ads for flu shots are popping up everywhere. Should you get one? Will it work? UR Medicine vaccine expert Dr. Ann Falsey explains what's new this year and why it's important to get a flu shot every year.