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Noyes Health Celebrates National Pharmacy Week

Pharmacists at Noyes Health will use National Hospital & Health-System Pharmacy Week, October 19-25, 2014, to underscore the many new and vital roles they now play in patient care. The evolution has been especially dramatic in recent years as pharmacists have moved beyond compounding and dispensing medications to become vital Continue reading →

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Renovations Begin at Batavia Radiation Oncology

Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 21, Batavia Radiation Oncology Associates, now part of UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute, will close for several weeks for renovations. The renovations on the building will include the addition of an outpatient blood draw laboratory, larger clinical examination rooms, as well as space to provide medical oncology Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

TIA Events Launch Search for Cause

DEAR DR. ROACH: In the past six weeks, I have had five TIA events, ranging from a minute or so to six minutes. My symptoms are: a loss of control of my right leg, moving up to my right arm and fingers; and a loss of speech. I am aware Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Shingles Vaccine Not for Everyone

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 66 and have multiple sclerosis. Should I get the shingles vaccine? On the one hand, I know it is recommended for everyone. However, I do have a compromised immune system, and it could be risky to inject a virus. Neither my family doctor nor my Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Rhythm, Rate Key to Treating A-Fib

DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently was diagnosed with A-fib and am taking metoprolol. My cardiologist also wants me on Xarelto, which is a blood thinner. Why is it necessary to take the blood thinner to avoid blood clots when the metoprolol should be averting the A-fib anyway, which would cause Continue reading →