ROC Your Health

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What is the Mobile Medical Unit?

March 31, 2017
Karen Brugno, a dental hygienist for Rochester Regional Health’s Health Reach for the Homeless Program offers her perspective of this service...

Pre-diabetes: Are You at Risk?

March 28, 2017
Pre-diabetes is very common in United States. According to the American Diabetes Association there are 86 million people with pre-diabetes in the...

Exercise Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

March 15, 2017
Breast cancer is the most common diagnosed invasive malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer death in women. You can take steps to reduce...

Colorectal Cancer: Preventable, Treatable and Beatable

March 09, 2017
Colorectal Cancer: Preventable, Treatable and Beatable

Prevention of Heart Disease As Simple As ABCs

February 07, 2017
February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading killer of men and women in the United States. Did you know that a heart attack...

Be Aware And Take Care of Your Cervical Health

January 24, 2017
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. It is designed to raise awareness among girls and women about how to take care of their body and ways...

New Peanut Allergy Guidelines

January 11, 2017
Peanut allergy affects approximately 1% of the US population. Although there are numerous ongoing studies regarding potential therapies for peanut...

The Gift of Giving

January 04, 2017
What started off as donating two toy trucks 27 years ago has turned into a holiday tradition of giving at Rochester General Hospital.

Reducing Slips and Falls in Older Adults

December 29, 2016
Assessing your risk for falling could go a long way to keep you from serious injury.

Getting Through the Holidays With a Nut Allergy

December 21, 2016
As the prevalence of food and nut allergies increases, many people have to take extra precautions around the holidays.