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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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Embarking on ‘first real big test’ of immunotherapy for lymphoma

Embarking on ‘first real big test’ of immunotherapy for lymphoma

March 14, 2016

Ed Foster, a physician from Elmira, is the first person in upstate New York to receive an innovative new therapy at Wilmot Cancer Institute that involves engineering a patient’s own immune cells to attack cancer.

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A do-it-yourself revolution in diabetes care

A do-it-yourself revolution in diabetes care

February 22, 2016

The first three days in the hospital were a blur during which the Costiks, engineers in Rochester, received a crash course in managing the basics of diabetes care.

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Rochester hospitals unite to defeat a common foe: c. difficile

Rochester hospitals unite to defeat a common foe: c. difficile

February 15, 2016

Four hospitals joined forces to beat back the debilitating bug, forming a C. difficile prevention collaborative. Six nursing homes that share patients with the hospitals and had a huge C. difficile problem of their own then formed a separate alliance.

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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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