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Lyme Disease: Prevention and Symptoms

Lyme Disease: Prevention and Symptoms

Lyme disease has made its way to Western New York and UR Medicine infectious disease expert Dr. Jennifer Nayak advises being extra vigilant in the summer months. She offers a few tips to help you avoid a tick bite and shares some things to look for if you're worried you've been exposed.

Playing it Safe: Precautions for Injury-Free Fun

Playing it Safe: Precautions for Injury-Free Fun

Summertime brings plenty of outdoor activities for kids and parents. Unfortunately, on the flip side of the coin is the real possibility for injuries. UR Medicine Urgent Care’s Dr. Matthew Capuano shares tips for safe summer play.

Sick-Day Dilemma: How to Make the Call for Your Kids

Sick-Day Dilemma: How to Make the Call for Your Kids

It’s 6:30 a.m. on a Monday and your child wakes reluctantly. She's coughing and her forehead feels warm. Do you keep her home or send her off to school? UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin shares some tips to help you make the right call.

Cancer: How Do I Tell My Kids?

Cancer: How Do I Tell My Kids?

One of the hardest parts of a cancer diagnosis can be breaking the news to children. Each family finds its own way, but help is there for those who need it. Wilmot Cancer Institute Social Worker Judy Zeeman-Golden shares advice on talking to kids about cancer.

Heads Up: Don’t Stay in the Game after Concussion

Heads Up: Don’t Stay in the Game after Concussion

Fortunately, serious sports injuries are rare, but concussions remain a concern among players, coaches, trainers, and families. UR Medicine expert Dr. Jeff Bazarian shares important new information on concussions that has emerged from research in the past year.