Tag: UR Medicine

Rochester’s medical marijuana dispensary opens

Rochester’s medical marijuana dispensary opens

January 28, 2016

The clusters of chairs and small tables in the waiting area bring to mind a hotel lobby. The counters and islands in the pharmacy make the well-lit, airy space look more like the interior of a high-end jewelry store than a place to buy medication.

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Connections: Second Opinion LIVE! – Let’s get physical

Connections: Second Opinion LIVE! – Let’s get physical

January 15, 2016

We’re focusing on how to determine which kinds of exercise are right for you. We discuss age, health conditions, and more.

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Listen: What is Norovirus?

Listen: What is Norovirus?

January 13, 2016

“This is a germ that’s notorious for causing what people call the stomach flu,” says Doctor Elizabeth Murray, a pediatrician at Golisano Children’s Hospital.

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Buffalo men receive gift of new hearts for Christmas

Buffalo men receive gift of new hearts for Christmas

December 24, 2015

Christmas came early for Jerry Galuszka and Frank Pluta, because they received life-saving heart transplants at UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital.

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Golisano Children’s Hospital debuts integrated PET-MRI

Golisano Children’s Hospital debuts integrated PET-MRI

October 30, 2015

Golisano Children’s Hospital this month became the first children’s hospital in the country to administer an integrated PET-MRI scan to a patient. The scanner combines two common imaging procedures into one, reducing radiation exposure to a minimum and allowing for a dual measurement of structure and metabolism.

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American Cancer Society eases mammogram recommendations

American Cancer Society eases mammogram recommendations

October 20, 2015

Dr. Avice O’Connell, director of women’s imaging at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, said the new guidelines are more moderate and consider women under age 50 more seriously than those of the U.S. Preventive Task Force.

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Strong Memorial Hospital among <em>U.S. News’</em> ‘Best Connected’ nationwide

Strong Memorial Hospital among U.S. News’ ‘Best Connected’ nationwide

October 15, 2015

The U.S. News & World Report list recognizes hospitals whose excellence in patient safety, patient engagement, and clinical connectedness improves patient care.

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Second Opinion Live looks at micro-preemies

Second Opinion Live looks at micro-preemies

August 21, 2015

Second Opinion Live looks at a category of birth sometimes known as “micro-preemies” featuring Dr. Carl D’Angio and Dr. Patricia Chess of Golisano Children’s Hospital.

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UR Medicine breaks ground on imaging, autism center

UR Medicine breaks ground on imaging, autism center

August 17, 2015

UR Medicine on Monday broke ground on an off-campus, outpatient facility that will encompass imaging, some pediatric and adolescent services and a clinic for care of young people with autism.

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UR Medicine building new site for outpatient imaging, autism care

UR Medicine building new site for outpatient imaging, autism care

August 17, 2015

UR Medicine leaders will today break ground on a new building that will house a state-of-the-art outpatient Imaging Center, as well as the region’s first stand-alone clinic to integrate care of autism with pediatric neuromedicine and child and adolescent psychiatry services.

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