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Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma

Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma

February 9, 2017

Medical Center scientists have found that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can reduce the production of antibodies that cause allergic reactions and asthma symptoms in people with milder cases of asthma.

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First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

February 2, 2017

As the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots take to the field on Super Bowl Sunday, UR Medicine will be taking to the airwaves. Two local ads will run during the game to showcase the exceptional care offered at our region’s leading medical center.

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UR Medicine heart team offers world’s smallest pacemaker

UR Medicine heart team offers world’s smallest pacemaker

December 19, 2016

UR Medicine cardiologists are first in region to offer the world’s smallest pacemaker for people with irregular or slow heart rhythms.

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Heart transplant team celebrates 200 second chances

Heart transplant team celebrates 200 second chances

November 4, 2016

UR Medicine Heart and Vascular held a reunion of heart transplant recipients, families of organ donors, and staff from Strong Memorial Hospital and the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network.

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Surgeons perform 200th heart transplant

Surgeons perform 200th heart transplant

September 20, 2016

Cardiac surgeons at Strong Memorial Hospital recently performed the team’s 200th heart transplant surgery, providing a 48-year-old father a second chance on life. This milestone was 15 years in the making, as the team performed its first transplant Feb. 7, 2001.

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Highland Hospital earns ‘Best Regional Hospital’ status

Highland Hospital earns ‘Best Regional Hospital’ status

August 2, 2016

Of nearly 5,000 hospitals whose data were evaluated fro 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report, only 10% earned this designation.

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Can family approach fight childhood obesity?

Can family approach fight childhood obesity?

July 26, 2016

Golisano Children’s Hospital is joining one of the largest family-based obesity studies ever conducted, focusing on treatment that teaches both a child and their parents how to change behaviors and attitudes on food, exercise, and stress.

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Two large gifts support second phase of children’s hospital construction

Two large gifts support second phase of children’s hospital construction

June 8, 2016

Golisano Children’s Hospital has received its two largest gifts in support of Phase II construction, which will help bring the facility to the forefront of pediatric surgery and cardiology centers in the Northeast.

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Device reduces stroke risk for patients with atrial fibrillation

Device reduces stroke risk for patients with atrial fibrillation

June 7, 2016

The Watchman device was approved by the FDA in 2015, and Strong Memorial Hospital is the first in the Finger Lakes region to offer patients this new minimally invasive therapy.

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UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

May 24, 2016

Strong Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the American Hearth Association/American Stroke Association with its highest awards for heart failure, stroke, and resuscitation care.

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