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August 2017

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.  

Q & A: Back-to-School Physicals

Q & A: Back-to-School Physicals

Kids are returning to school and it’s a good time for parents to check in with the pediatrician to see if their children are due for an annual physical. UR Medicine Primary Care pediatrician Dr. Anne Ryan answers some common questions about physicals.

Add Vaccination Updates to Your Back-to-School Checklist

Add Vaccination Updates to Your Back-to-School Checklist

As a new school year nears, URMC Center for Community Health’s Dr. Nancy Bennett explains why it’s important to keep students’ vaccinations up to date and how doing so impacts the lives of our kids and the community as a whole.

Solar Eclipse: Safety Viewing Tips

Solar Eclipse: Safety Viewing Tips

For the first time in nearly a century, on Monday, Aug. 21, the entire country will be able to view a total solar eclipse. In this video, UR Medicine ophthalmologist Dr. Ajay Kuriyan explains how to view the eclipse without damaging your eyes.

4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

4 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

There are simpler ways to sharpen your brain health than sitting through a lecture on integrated quantum photonics. UR School of Nursing researcher Vankee Lin says a few simple lifestyle choices may help keep your brain fit and flexible as you age.

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