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Back to School: 5 Tips for a Healthy Year

With a new school year upon us, Pediatrician Dr. Ed Lewis offers advice for parents aimed and keeping kids healthy and safe.

Salt Savvy: What is in Your Food?

Salt Savvy: What is in Your Food?

If you’re quick to add a dash of salt to your plate, you could be increasing your risk of heart disease. UR Medicine Cardiologist Dr. John Bisognano says new FDA-proposed guidelines may help people reduce their salt intake.

6/7/2016
Test Stress: Helping Students Manage Anxiety

Test Stress: Helping Students Manage Anxiety

As the school year winds down, kids’ anxiety over exams can ramp up. While a little test stress can be motivating, too much can derail some of the best students. UR Medicine expert Dr. Laura Cardella offers tips to help when your kids are put to the test.

6/2/2016
World No Tobacco Day: Time to Quit

World No Tobacco Day: Time to Quit

If World No Tobacco Day has you thinking about kicking your smoking habit, dental expert Dr. Sangeeta Gajendra offers some facts to help convince you that the time to quit is now.

5/31/2016
Baby Food for Thought: How Safe is Rice Cereal?

Baby Food for Thought: How Safe is Rice Cereal?

For generations, rice cereal has been a top choice for babies starting solid foods, but lately there’s growing concern about what’s in it besides the rice: arsenic. UR Medicine’s Dr. Ruth Lawrence, an expert on infant nutritional needs, offers information and advice for parents.

5/26/2016
Tips to Tame Spring Allergies

Tips to Tame Spring Allergies

Spring can be glorious, except when it’s marred by the itchy, watery eyes and relentless sneezing that come with seasonal allergies. UR Medicine Allergist Dr. Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo offers advice for coping with allergy symptoms.

5/24/2016