ROC Your Health

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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.

Brrrrrrrrrrrr.....It's Cold Outside!

December 16, 2016
As the temperature drops, protect yourself from the elements to avoid frostbite, hypothermia.

Smart Strategies for Portion Control During the Holidays

December 14, 2016
With the holiday season here, overeating is very easy to do. Experts from Rochester Regional Health provide some helpful tips for you.

The Health Benefits to Owning a Pet

December 06, 2016
Is a pet on someone's holiday wish list? There are health benefits to owning a pet!

'Tis the Season for Stress Management

November 29, 2016
With all there is to do during the holiday season, it's important to manage your stress.