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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.

Get Moving! Even a Little Exercise Makes a Difference

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.

3/3/2017
After a Heart Attack: Two Steps to Recovery

After a Heart Attack: Two Steps to Recovery

A heart attack changes your life and recovery takes time and commitment. The amount of effort you put into it will have lasting impact on your quality of life. Recovery is a two-step process, according to UR Medicine cardiologist Dr. Seth Jacobson.

2/1/2017
Why Walk? 5 Reasons to Step it Up

Why Walk? 5 Reasons to Step it Up

Walking is one of the best ways to exercise and doing it regularly can yield an array of health benefits. Whether you prefer a solo stroll or being flanked by family, UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Didem Miraloglu shares five reasons for walking.

 

1/27/2017
Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Shorter days, cold weather, decreased exercise and changes in sleep habits are all potential culprits that may lead you to ring in the New Year carrying a few extra pounds. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin offers advice for avoiding winter weight gain.

12/1/2016
Eating Disorders and the Holidays: Helping Loved Ones Cope

Eating Disorders and the Holidays: Helping Loved Ones Cope

Holidays—and their constant focus on food—can be especially challenging for the millions of Americans who struggle with eating disorders or negative body issues. Eating disorder specialist Mary Tantillo offers tips to help people cope and enjoy this festive season.

11/22/2016
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