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Get Moving! Even a Little Exercise Makes a Difference

Good news, weekend warriors: New research suggests that even less-frequent exercise has noticeable health benefits. UR Medicine Sports Medicine expert Dr. Gregg Nicandri offers advice to help get you moving.

Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

Before heading out to dig in your garden, take steps to avoid a poison ivy encounter that might make you miserable. UR Medicine dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio tells you what to look for and offers steps to take if poison ivy finds you before you find it.

6/16/2017
New Eczema Drug Brings Long-Awaited Relief

New Eczema Drug Brings Long-Awaited Relief

Although it’s the most common skin disease in the world, there’s been no safe, effective treatment for people who suffer from moderate-to-severe eczema. UR Medicine Dermatologist Dr. Lisa Beck explains how a new drug will be life-changing for many.

4/3/2017
Skin Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Skin Cancer: Are You at Risk?

When it comes to protecting your skin from cancer, you can’t be too safe. Each year, there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, according to the American Center Society. Fortunately, skin cancer is almost always curable if caught early. UR Medicine Dermatologist Dr. Marc Brown shares ideas for skin safety.

5/28/2014
Skin Smarts: 6 Steps for Sun Seekers

Skin Smarts: 6 Steps for Sun Seekers

Heading south for the upcoming school break? Remember to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays. UR Medicine dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio says the idea that a suntan makes you appear healthy is truly only skin deep. She offers six steps for sun safety.
4/10/2014
Just Add Water: Quenching Your Winter-Parched Skin

Just Add Water: Quenching Your Winter-Parched Skin

Freezing temperatures and harsh winds can wreak havoc on our skin. Mix cold, dry, windy weather with indoor heating and the result for your skin may be an itchy, scaly mess. UR Medicine Dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio explains why our skin is so parched in winter and offers advice for quenching it.
 
3/3/2014