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Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

Before heading out to dig in your garden, take steps to avoid a poison ivy encounter that might make you miserable. UR Medicine dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio tells you what to look for and offers steps to take if poison ivy finds you before you find it.

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.

Myth Buster: The Truth About Arthritis Causes and Treatments

Myth Buster: The Truth About Arthritis Causes and Treatments

Arthritis affects millions of people and is the most common cause of disability in the U.S., but myths about its causes and treatments persist. UR Medicine Sports Medicine's Dr. Maria Karipidis Pouria helps clear up confusion about arthritis and offers advice on effective strategies for treating it.

Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work?

Every-Other-Day Diet: Does it Work?

Can changing when you eat, rather than what you eat, make it easier to lose weight? UR Medicine nutrition expert Dr. Thomas Campbell weighs in on intermittent fasting and what works over the long term.

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

As gloomy winter days give way to spring, cooped-up runners are eager to train in the fresh air. UR Medicine hip specialist Dr. Brian Giordano shares tips for avoiding hip and pelvic injuries and transitioning successfully to the freedom of outdoor running.