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Flu Shot Facts: What, Why and When

Flu season is rapidly approaching and ads for flu shots are popping up everywhere. Should you get one? Will it work? UR Medicine vaccine expert Dr. John Treanor shares what's new and why it’s important to get a flu shot every year.

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
Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise

Time Out: Why You Need a Break from Exercise

We’re often told to fit more exercise into our busy lives, but what about making time to rest between workouts? Certified Athletic Trainer Cameron Apt explains why rest doesn’t just feel good, it also helps your body get the maximum benefit from exercise.

10/10/2016
Cancer Care: Yoga Can Benefit Both Body and Mind

Cancer Care: Yoga Can Benefit Both Body and Mind

Yoga is an ancient practice, but modern research is finding it has many benefits for our health. UR Medicine’s Dr. Karen Mustian shares a few tips about yoga and how it may help people who have cancer and cancer survivors.

9/27/2016
Tips for Exercising After a Cancer Diagnosis

Tips for Exercising After a Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer survivors can benefit in many ways by increasing their physical activity through regular exercise, according to a number of clinical studies. UR Medicine experts provide a roadmap to help you get started with exercise. 

6/16/2016
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