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4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

There are simpler ways to sharpen your brain health than sitting through a lecture on integrated quantum photonics. UR School of Nursing researcher Vankee Lin says a few simple lifestyle choices may help keep your brain fit and flexible as you age.

Varicose Veins: Why We Get Them and What Can Help

Varicose Veins: Why We Get Them and What Can Help

Nobody wants them, but 40 million adults in the U.S. have them: varicose veins. UR Medicine Vascular Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Ellis explains what causes varicose veins, how to lower the risk of getting them, and how they’re treated.

It Takes Strength to Stay Active

It Takes Strength to Stay Active

It takes more than aerobic fitness to be healthy and active in your 50s and beyond. You also need to be strong. UR Medicine physical therapist Elizabeth Wetmore offers advice to combat sarcopenia, a loss of muscle mass that happens to all of us as we age.

Successful Aging: Add Life to Your Years

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.