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Common Sense on the Common Cold

Despite all the advances of modern medicine, the common cold continues to vex us. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Louis Papa explains why colds are easy to get and challenging to treat, and what makes them so difficult to dodge.

Becoming Flexitarian: 3 Tips for Eating Less Meat

Becoming Flexitarian: 3 Tips for Eating Less Meat

You don’t need to eliminate all meat from your diet to reap some of the benefits of a plant-based diet. Wilmot Cancer Institute registered dietitians Joanna Lipp and Sue Czap offer advice for being flexitarian.

7/21/2016
Healthy Eating: 6 Tips for Travelers

Healthy Eating: 6 Tips for Travelers

Vacation is often a time to escape reality, abandon routines and indulge in things we enjoy. UR Medicine registered dietitian Mary Johnson offers advice to help fuel your fun without fretting over food.

6/30/2016
Salt Savvy: What is in Your Food?

Salt Savvy: What is in Your Food?

If you’re quick to add a dash of salt to your plate, you could be increasing your risk of heart disease. UR Medicine Cardiologist Dr. John Bisognano says new FDA-proposed guidelines may help people reduce their salt intake.

6/7/2016
Baby Food for Thought: How Safe is Rice Cereal?

Baby Food for Thought: How Safe is Rice Cereal?

For generations, rice cereal has been a top choice for babies starting solid foods, but lately there’s growing concern about what’s in it besides the rice: arsenic. UR Medicine’s Dr. Ruth Lawrence, an expert on infant nutritional needs, offers information and advice for parents.

5/26/2016
Fish Tales: What’s the Story on Eating Fish During Pregnancy?

Fish Tales: What’s the Story on Eating Fish During Pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat fish when you are pregnant? UR Medicine Ob/Gyn chair Dr. Eva Pressman discusses the benefits and risks, and answers some questions commonly asked by expectant mothers. 

4/11/2016