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Head-to-Toe Checkup: Why Does My Doctor Do That?

Ever ponder the purpose of all that poking, peeking and prodding that goes on during a physical exam? UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Carla Schwartz explains what doctors are checking for as they look you over, from head to toe.

Q and A: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Q and A: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that started in the breast but has spread to and proliferated in other parts of the body, such as the bone, liver, lung or brain. Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Dr. Alissa Huston explains how it happens and how it's treated.

10/11/2016
Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise

Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise

We’re often told to fit more exercise into our busy lives, but what about making time to rest between workouts? Certified Athletic Trainer Cameron Apt explains why rest doesn’t just feel good, it also helps your body get the maximum benefit from exercise.

10/10/2016
Heads Up: Don’t Stay in the Game after Concussion

Heads Up: Don’t Stay in the Game after Concussion

Fortunately, serious sports injuries are rare, but concussions remain a concern among players, coaches, trainers, and families. UR Medicine expert Dr. Jeff Bazarian shares important new information on concussions that has emerged from research in the past year.

10/4/2016
Fact Check: Breast Cancer and Nutritional Supplements

Fact Check: Breast Cancer and Nutritional Supplements

Can nutritional supplements play a role in breast cancer prevention and treatment? Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Dr. Luke Peppone shares information and advice for women with a history of breast cancer.

10/3/2016
Five Things to Consider About Breast Reconstruction

Five Things to Consider About Breast Reconstruction

In anticipation of BRA Day (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) on October 19, UR Medicine expert Dr. Howard Langstein shares five things women should know about reconstructive surgery as they consider their options.

9/30/2016