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Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Shorter days, longer nights, cold weather, decreased exercise and changes in sleep habits all contribute to winter weight gain. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin offers advice for avoiding winter weight gain.

Biking to Work? Tips for Your Two-Wheel Commute

Biking to Work? Tips for Your Two-Wheel Commute

Pedaling to your workplace provides plenty of perks. In addition to health benefits, biking also allows you to explore your community, save time and money, and help the environment. Certified personal trainer April Ho shares some health benefits of riding, as well as tips for success.

Temper Your Workouts in Extreme Heat

Temper Your Workouts in Extreme Heat

We look forward to summer all year long, aiming to make the most of warm weather for our outdoor sports and workouts when the sun is shining. UR Medicine Sports Medicine specialist Dr. Sandeep Mannava offers tips to avoid overexertion on exceptionally hot days.

Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season

Prep Now for a Safe Gardening Season

If you’ve been less active through the colder months, rigorous yard work may result in aches and strains—especially back problems. UR Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Emmanuel Menga offers advice to help you ease into gardening while avoiding injuries.

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

A decision to live well often prompts personal changes—such as losing weight, eating right and exercising more—to rise to the top of our to-do lists. UR Medicine Heart and Vascular Cardiologist Dr. Kevin McGrody shares five practical lifestyle choices to support your wellness goals.