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Successful Aging: Add Life to Your Years

While you may expect to live longer than your parents or grandparents did, do you know what you can do to live happier and healthier? UR Medicine healthy aging expert Dr. William Hall says that keeping your mind and body active are keys to a long, happy life. 

Shifting to a School-Time Sleep Schedule

Shifting to a School-Time Sleep Schedule

It’s time for kids to snap out of their summer sleep schedule so they’ll be well rested and ready to succeed in the classroom. UR Medicine pediatric sleep expert Dr. Heidi Connolly offers advice for helping kids acclimate to a school-time sleep cycle.

8/24/2016
Play it Safe: Avoiding Common Eye Injuries

Play it Safe: Avoiding Common Eye Injuries

Child’s play can be great fun, except when it results in an unexpected visit to the pediatrician or eye doctor. UR Medicine pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Benjamin Hammond, of the Flaum Eye Institute, offers insight on some common childhood eye injuries.

8/23/2016
Back to School: 5 Tips for a Healthy Year

Back to School: 5 Tips for a Healthy Year

As we approach the start of a new school year, Pediatrician Dr. Ed Lewis offers advice for parents aimed and keeping kids healthy and safe.

8/15/2016
Scanxiety: Coping with Fear About Cancer Tests

Scanxiety: Coping with Fear About Cancer Tests

If you have cancer or are a cancer survivor, you may undergo tests to determine the effectiveness of your treatments. Wilmot Cancer Institute's Dr. Michelle Shayne offers advice for quelling anxiety that often accompanies these scans.

8/4/2016
Quenching the Discomfort of Dry Mouth

Quenching the Discomfort of Dry Mouth

More than 50 percent of older adults are likely to experience the discomfort of dry mouth. Oral health expert Dr. Adina Jucan provides facts on what causes the condition and steps you can take to ward it off.

7/26/2016