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UR Thompson offers free fall prevention program

Thompson Hospital implements changes to improve emergency department
UR Medicine Thompson Health hosted a free public seminar titled “Falls Prevention: Prepare to Prevent” at Ferris Hills at West Lake in Canandaigua, New York. The event, led by Parker Drumm, a licensed physical therapist ... more
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Ingredients in Lip Balm: Exploring Their Hydrating Benefits

Ingredients in Lip Balm: Exploring Their Hydrating Benefits
In our quest for soft, smooth lips, we often find ourselves grappling with the discomfort of dryness and chapping. This common problem can stem from a variety of factors, including harsh weather conditions, indoor heating, ... more
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Protecting Epilepsy Patients from Nighttime Risks

Protecting Epilepsy Patients from Nighttime Risks
Epilepsy is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, causing them to experience seizures. While seizures can occur at any time, those that happen at night, also known as nocturnal seizures, pose unique challenges ... more
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The Vital Role of a Plant-Based Diet in Promoting a Sustainable Environment

The Vital Role of a Plant-Based Diet in Promoting a Sustainable Environment
In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the environmental impact of our food choices. As concerns about climate change, deforestation, and resource depletion continue to mount, many individuals are turning to plant-based ... more
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Thompson Health announces support group for those with lung diseases

Police: Violent incident at F.F. Thompson Hospital leads to several charges against Rochester man
UR Medicine Thompson Health has announced a special gathering for individuals facing lung disease or breathing challenges. The meeting, set for April 12, aims to help attendees enhance their daily living through shared experiences and ... more
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The Healthy Incorporation of Fish Oil in Kids’ Meals

The Healthy Incorporation of Fish Oil in Kids’ Meals
Fish oil, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids like EPA and DHA, is renowned for its numerous health benefits, such as supporting brain function, eye health, and general health and wellbeing. These components are essential for ... more
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The Science of Smoothing: How Masseter Botox Enhances Facial Aesthetics

The Science of Smoothing: How Masseter Botox Enhances Facial Aesthetics
Masseter Botox is a cosmetic procedure that's gaining popularity for its dual benefits: enhancing facial aesthetics and offering therapeutic relief from jaw-related issues. This treatment involves injecting Botox, a neurotoxin, into the masseter muscle, one ... more
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UR Thompson Health appoints Taylor as stroke coordinator

UR Thompson Health appoints Taylor as stroke coordinator
UR Medicine Thompson Health has named Alice Taylor, a dedicated registered nurse with over a decade of experience at the health system, as its new Stroke/STEMI/Sepsis Coordinator. Taylor, who has served in various roles within ... more
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Making The Decision: Your First Step Towards A Smoke-Free Life

Making The Decision: Your First Step Towards A Smoke-Free Life
Deciding to quit smoking marks the beginning of a transformative journey towards a healthier, smoke-free life. This significant step not only improves your own well-being but also positively impacts those around you. This blog post ... more
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Thompson Health says grant applications for community health due soon

Thompson Health says grant applications for community health due soon
UR Medicine Thompson Health is calling on all local non-profits focused on enhancing community health and wellness to apply for the Mary Clark Thompson Community Health Grants by April 15. These grants, facilitated by the ... more
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Thompson Health Guild scholarship deadline set for April 12

Police: Violent incident at F.F. Thompson Hospital leads to several charges against Rochester man
High school seniors in the Finger Lakes region with aspirations in healthcare have until April 12 to apply for the Thompson Health Guild Scholarship. This year, up to five students will be awarded $2,000 each ... more
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Health and Wellness for a Fulfilling Online Dating Experience

Health and Wellness for a Fulfilling Online Dating Experience
In the digital age, where web platforms can bridge the distance between two hearts, maintaining health and wellness has become crucial, especially when looking for Ukrainian brides or engaging in any form of online dating. A fulfilling ... more
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Steuben County to hold Black Balloon Day to honor those lost to overdoses

Lawmakers want President Biden and Governor Cuomo to declare a state of emergency for opioid overdose
Steuben County is set to commemorate International Black Balloon Day, dedicating March 6 to honor those lost to overdose deaths and to intensify efforts against the ongoing overdose epidemic. The Steuben Prevention Coalition highlights a ... more
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Mental health first aid program starting at Thompson Health

Claims for mental health services skyrocketing since start of Coronavirus Pandemic
UR Medicine Thompson Health's Wellness Department is introducing Mental Health First Aid classes for community members across the region. Aimed at teaching individuals how to recognize and respond to mental health and substance use issues ... more
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Buy Shrooms Online or Weed? A Comprehensive Guide to Making an Informed Choice

Buy Shrooms Online or Weed? A Comprehensive Guide to Making an Informed Choice
In the realm of natural psychoactive substances, two prominent names often come up: magic mushrooms (commonly referred to as "shrooms") and cannabis (widely known as "weed"). As the legal landscape evolves and online purchasing becomes ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Live Cosmetic Acupuncture in-studio (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Live Cosmetic Acupuncture in-studio (podcast)
Michelle Grasek of Seneca Falls Acupuncture is in-studio to perform a live acupuncture treatment. If you're curious about cosmetic acupuncture, watch this live cosmetic acupuncture and face massage treatment on a patient on this special ... more
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Explore Top Sources for THCA Flower | Essential Guide

Explore Top Sources for THCA Flower | Essential Guide
In the ever-evolving world of herbal products, the quest for quality and convenience remains a top priority for consumers. THCA flower, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the raw cannabis plant, has gained significant attention for ... more
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Mental health first aid classes offered by Thompson

Mental health first aid classes offered by Thompson
UR Medicine Thompson Health’s Wellness Department is offering Mental Health First Aid classes for community members who are interested in learning how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use ... more
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UR Medicine Thompson Health offers mental health first aid classes

Police: Violent incident at F.F. Thompson Hospital leads to several charges against Rochester man
In response to the growing importance of mental health awareness, UR Medicine Thompson Health is extending its popular Mental Health First Aid class to the public. The program, initially introduced for staff members, aims to ... more
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