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Defining Heart Disease

People often equate heart disease with heart attacks, but they’re not one and the same. Heart disease is a broad term for many conditions that can raise your risk of stroke or heart failure. UR Medicine preventive cardiologist Dr. John Bisognano explains five common forms of heart disease and offers tips for managing or preventing them.

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9/21/2015 | 0 comments
Head Lice: Scratching Below the Surface

Head Lice: Scratching Below the Surface

If the mere mention of head lice gets you scratching your head, perhaps a dose of facts will ease your fears. On the heels of updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, UR Medicine Dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio explains what it is, how to find it, and how to beat it

8/25/2015 | 0 comments
Back to Campus: Tips for Returning to College After a Cancer Diagnosis

Back to Campus: Tips for Returning to College After a Cancer Diagnosis

Getting back into college in the fall is an adjustment for any student. For those who have had a cancer diagnosis, returning to class can be especially difficult. Wilmot Cancer Institute Survivorship specialist Bethany Marsh shares some tips for survivors and patients returning to college.

8/24/2015 | 0 comments
Chill Out: Help When the Heat Hits

Chill Out: Help When the Heat Hits

Late summer can bring some blistering temperatures that make it hard to keep your cool. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Jessica Ferger shares ideas for beating the heat and offers advice for when it impacts your health.

8/18/2015 | 0 comments
Perilous Play: How Safe are Trampolines?

Perilous Play: How Safe are Trampolines?

Trampolines may be popular and fun but, before you jump to conclusions and put one in your backyard, be sure you understand their risks. UR Medicine pediatric orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Cook provides some tips on the safest way to use a trampoline—if you must. 
 
8/11/2015 | 0 comments