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October 2018

5 Facts on Vaccines and Pregnancy

5 Facts on Vaccines and Pregnancy

Getting vaccinated against flu and other contagious illnesses is one of the most powerful ways a woman can protect herself and her baby, before and after it’s born. UR Medicine pregnancy specialist Dr. Lisa Gray shares facts about vaccines’ safety and effectiveness.

Q and A: Breast Cancer Screening

Q and A: Breast Cancer Screening

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which annually sheds light on the importance of early detection. UR Medicine women's imaging specialist Dr. Avice O'Connell answers a few questions women commonly ask about screening for and diagnosing breast cancer.

Flu Shots: What, Why and When

Flu Shots: 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. Ann Falsey explains what's new this year and why it's important to get a flu shot every year.