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Safety Tips: Things to Know Before You Mow

Safety Tips: Things to Know Before You Mow

For most people, mowing the lawn is a routine chore. But every summer, tragic injuries occur from easily preventable lawnmower accidents. UR Medicine orthopaedic trauma surgeon Dr. John Gorczyca cautions against cutting corners when it comes to safety.

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

5 Tips for a Hip-Healthy Transition to Spring Running

As gloomy winter days give way to spring, cooped-up runners are eager to train in the fresh air. UR Medicine hip specialist Dr. Brian Giordano shares tips for avoiding hip and pelvic injuries and transitioning successfully to the freedom of outdoor running. 

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.

When Urgent Care May Be Right for You

When Urgent Care May Be Right for You

There is no substitute for the strong relationship you build over time with your own doctor. But urgent care can serve a purpose when you require treatment for a non-life-threatening condition and can’t or don’t want to wait until you can secure an appointment with your own physician. These tips from a physician may help you decide if, and when, to seek urgent care.