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Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

Is it a Cold or an Allergy?

That first sneeze and sniffle prompts you to reach for a tissue. The second and third—perhaps fourth and fifth—may send you to the medicine chest for relief. But, is it a cold? Or is it a spring allergy? UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Lou Papa explains how to tell the difference.

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

DIY Tips: Eating Healthy Starts at Home

When it comes to eating healthy, there may be a grain of truth in the old adage, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” If you’re daunted by dining at home, Registered Dietitian April Ho shares tips to help make meal prep easy and fun.

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.

Heart Attack Warning Signs May Vary in Women

Heart Attack Warning Signs May Vary in Women

When it comes to the warning signs of a heart attack, men and women are not created equal. UR Medicine Cardiologist Dr. Rebecca Schallek says women and men can experience heart attacks very differently and it’s important to know the range of symptoms.

HPV Vaccine Now May Be a Life-Saver Later

HPV Vaccine Now May Be a Life-Saver Later

Since the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was introduced in 2006, studies have shown a decrease in HPV infections among teenage girls. However, some parents are still reluctant to have their teens vaccinated. UR Medicine specialist Dr. Brent DuBeshter sheds light on the importance of the vaccine.