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Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

That first sneeze and sniffle prompts you to reach for a tissue. The second and third—perhaps fourth and fifth—may send you to the medicine chest for relief. But, is it a cold? Or is it a spring allergy? UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Lou Papa explains how to tell the difference.

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

When it comes to eating healthy, there may be a grain of truth in the old adage, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” If you’re daunted by dining at home, Registered Dietitian April Ho shares tips to help make meal prep easy and fun.

Spring Forward: Resetting Your 'Body Clock'

Spring Forward: Resetting Your 'Body Clock'

While the shift to daylight saving time is a welcome sign of spring, it may take a while for your body to adjust to that lost hour. If you’re among the groggy who need time to recover from the “spring forward,” sleep expert Dr. Carolina Marcus offers insight into why you feel that way and how you can cope.

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

A decision to live well often prompts personal changes—such as losing weight, eating right and exercising more—to rise to the top of our to-do lists. UR Medicine Heart and Vascular Cardiologist Dr. Kevin McGrody shares five practical lifestyle choices to support your wellness goals.

On the (Medical) Record: 4 Reasons to Check Your Chart

On the (Medical) Record: 4 Reasons to Check Your Chart

The evolution of electronic health records opened the door to online access to our personal medical charts through websites known as patient portals. UR Medicine’s Dr. Mitch Linder says that logging on to yours can do more than satisfy your curiosity. It can help you manage your health.