There are several varieties of masks that can be worn as a face covering. Our experts analyze which ones protect your health the best.
While carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes share similar symptoms, they affect different nerves in the elbow and wrist. Find out the differences in symptoms and treatment.
Mary White couldn’t walk to the bathroom without getting winded. After a surgery at Rochester General Hospital, she is playing with her grandchildren again.
Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease in the U.S. There are several risk factors to be aware of; Abdallah Bitar, MD, discusses them.
The display focuses on men in nursing, the forerunners in the Rochester region, and why they are needed in healthcare.
When your child begins to vomit, it can be scary for both the child and adults. Amanda Lloyd, MD, explains why it happens and what to do about it.
There are a variety of reasons why your child may walk a little differently than others. Orthopaedic Surgeon, James Engels, MD, talks through potential causes.
U.S. health authorities have approved two antiviral pills created to treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19.
Taking an at-home COVID-19 test can lead to several different choices, depending on whether you have symptoms. We answer your questions and give the latest guidance.
The problem of not being able to have a bowel movement is common with children. Ruvim Falkovich, MD, talks about the causes and how to help.
Taking care of our bodies and minds is important at every age. During Men’s Health Month, we break down the recommended health screenings for men across all age groups.
Over the course of a few months, Rob Pinson went from relatively healthy to undergoing cancer treatment. The staff at the Lipson Cancer Institute were there for him every step of the way.
Strokes are among the top 3 causes of death for women in the United States. If you know the risks, you have a better chance at reducing or preventing your risk of stroke.
COVID vaccines for children under 5 now has emergency use authorization from the FDA and CDC. The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are authorized for young children. Our pediatricians share what parents might want to know.
A new method of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery allows patients to recover with shorter hospital stays, less post-operative pain, and quicker recovery times.
There are tens of thousands of clinical trials underway for cancer research in the United States. Here is what you should know about the process.
COVID-19 information for the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes region, including current COVID cases, positivity and hospitalization rates, and guidance about COVID vaccines and boosters
Flu data for the 2021-2022 influenza season is updated weekly on this page. Previous flu season data is also available for comparison.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a rare complication of the virus that causes chickenpox that displays with symptoms of facial paralysis, earaches, and a rash.
Monkeypox, a rare disease caused by a virus, is seeing a slight resurgence - including a number of cases in the U.S.
A new cancer diagnosis and the journey through treatment can be accompanied by many sudden changes in a person’s life. The Collaborative Care team at the Lipson Cancer Institute can help.
Screenings help to prevent disease and illness or detect them earlier when they are most treatable. For Men’s Health Month in June, Rochester Regional Health providers are reminding men to have their prostates checked regularly.