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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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.