Skip to main content
Explore URMC

URMC Logo

URMC / Patients & Families / Health Matters

Featured Blog Post Image

Head-to-Toe Checkup: Why Does My Doctor Do That?

Ever ponder the purpose of all that poking, peeking and prodding that goes on during a physical exam? UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Carla Schwartz explains what doctors are checking for as they look you over, from head to toe.

Keep Cool: Hot-Weather Tips for Pregnant Women

Keep Cool: Hot-Weather Tips for Pregnant Women

Extreme heat can be more than uncomfortable for pregnant women—it can also trigger some health issues. UR Medicine high-risk pregnancy expert Dr. Loralei Thornburg offers advice for keeping cool and protecting your baby’s health during the hottest summer days.

7/14/2016
Chill Out: Help When the Heat Hits

Chill Out: Help When the Heat Hits

Summer can bring some blistering temperatures that make it hard to keep your cool. UR Medicine Primary Care shares ideas for beating the heat and offers advice for when it impacts your health.

8/18/2015
Skipping Stones: Diet, Hydration are Key to Prevention

Skipping Stones: Diet, Hydration are Key to Prevention

Summer: when some like it hot. But an abundance of hot weather and hot dogs reminds us hydration and diet play a vital role in good health and, more specifically, preventing the formation of kidney stones.

8/12/2013