In just a few months, David went from being an active grandfather and husband to being constantly tired and out of breath. Then he learned about a new heart procedure that would change his life.
Advances in DNA technology allow women to better understand their risk for many illnesses – and helps health care providers know how to best prevent and treat them. Our experts share how that process works.
Heart disease causes the deaths of millions of Americans each year. These are some of the risk factors women in particular should be mindful of.
Sarcoidosis, a relatively rare autoimmune disease, affects approximately 150,000 Americans. Elizabeth Lee, MD, discusses the disease and its effects.
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors and researchers can point to several ways in which cardiac health and the coronavirus are connected.
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.
Eighty percent of cardiac and stroke events can be prevented. Our experts share some of the ways you can take charge of your health.
Stress may seem like something that only affects a person’s mental health. But it can affect your heart, as well.
The ways we live our lives each day affect how well our heart continues to function. Gaurav Sharma, MD, talks about small habits that can make a big change.
September marks Peripheral Arterial Disease Month. Ryan Lydon, MD, explains the disease and how to treat it.
It’s hard to go wrong with adding fresh fruit and vegetables to your summer meals. It’s good to know just how much better some of them are for your heart.
For patients who need lung operations, robotic surgery is a viable option. Two experienced surgeons explain the process and its many benefits.
Heart failure can seem sudden, as if it came out of nowhere. But the truth is it is often preventable. Uzma Iqbal, MD, discusses some choices you can make each day to keep it from happening.
Certain habits like smoking and poor diet are common risk factors for heart disease. But did you know that loneliness can also increase risk? Read about a few weird risk factors for heart disease.
Heart disease is the most common cause of death in America but it can be prevented with simple lifestyle changes. Follow these five steps to help reduce your risk of heart disease.
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
Stay up to date on influenza in your community. You can find information about the number of flu cases, treating symptoms, finding flu shots, how long a flu season lasts, and more.
Medicaid coverage comes with certain requirements for patients – including nursing homes. Learn more about coverage during a nursing home stay – and what services may require additional financial assistance.