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Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun

School's out and summer sun is finally (hopefully) here to stay. Before getting out there and soaking it all in, check out this advice from UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Michael Gavin for protecting kids from too much sun.

6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You

6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You

A new year brings a fresh start, when many of us vow to make changes for the better. Unfortunately, those promises are often forgotten by February, perhaps because they were too a bit too lofty to maintain. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Lou Papa shares simple steps toward a heathier new year.

1/1/2017
Mocktails: Festive, Non-Alcoholic Drinks for the Holidays

Mocktails: Festive, Non-Alcoholic Drinks for the Holidays

Whether you have to avoid alcohol for medical reasons or you’re just looking to keep your calories in check, these recipes will help keep your holiday beverages from being boring.

12/28/2016
Caregiving from Afar: How to Help When You Can't Be There

Caregiving from Afar: How to Help When You Can't Be There

It’s hard to cope when a loved one has cancer or another life-changing disease, and harder still if you're separated by miles. Wilmot Cancer Institute Social Worker Sandra Sabatka offers ideas for lending a caring hand from a distance.

12/21/2016
Common Sense on the Common Cold

Common Sense on the Common Cold

Despite all the advances of modern medicine, the common cold continues to vex us. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Louis Papa explains why colds are easy to get and challenging to treat, and what makes them so difficult to dodge.

12/19/2016
Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Shorter days, cold weather, decreased exercise and changes in sleep habits are all potential culprits that may lead you to ring in the New Year carrying a few extra pounds. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin offers advice for avoiding winter weight gain.

12/1/2016