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Spring Forward: Resetting Your 'Body Clock'

Spring Forward: Resetting Your 'Body Clock'

While the shift to daylight saving time is a welcome sign of spring, it may take a while for your body to adjust to that lost hour. If you’re among the groggy who need time to recover from the “spring forward,” sleep expert Dr. Carolina Marcus offers insight into why you feel that way and how you can cope.

5 Signs Your Kids May Be Too Busy

5 Signs Your Kids May Be Too Busy

Music lessons, drama club, soccer practice, dance class…the list of youth activities goes on and on. They add a lot to our kids' lives, but when does it all become too much? UR Medicine clinical psychologist Kenya Malcolm shares some signs that your young ones may have too much going on.  

6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You

6 Simple Steps to a Healthier You

A new year brings a fresh start, when many of us vow to make changes for the better. Unfortunately, those promises are often forgotten by February, perhaps because they were too a bit too lofty to maintain. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Lou Papa shares simple steps toward a heathier new year.

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.

Shifting to a School-Time Sleep Schedule

Shifting to a School-Time Sleep Schedule

It’s time for kids to snap out of their summer sleep schedule so they’ll be well rested and ready to succeed in the classroom. UR Medicine pediatric sleep expert Dr. Heidi Connolly offers advice for helping kids acclimate to a school-time sleep cycle.

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