Welcome to Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine

Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine (BHL) is a FREE full color monthly magazine and NYS Benefit Corporation. Our mission is to provide evidence-based information to improve the health, fitness and nutrition for people of all ages. Find us at 2,000 locations, including all Wegmans and Tops stores, hospitals, medical and dental offices, fitness centers, cafes, restaurants, office buildings, libraries, schools, and select Tim Hortons and 711 stores. We are reaching 114,000 readers in print and thousands more online. We welcome writers, advertisers, and article suggestions. As a legally-incorporated benefit corporation, we embrace the highest standards of corporate purpose, accountability, and transparency for having a positive social and environmental impact. View our NYS Benefit Corporation Report and Contact us to learn more about how we can work together to achieve our mutual goals. We are also helping our clients with their own media and marketing needs. If you would like our help, learn more here.

  • Celebrating Caregivers

    An estimated 43.5 million adults in the United States provided unpaid care to an adult or a child in the prior 12 months. Approximately 34.2 million Americans have provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the prior 12 months.

    Celebrating Caregivers
  • Diabetes – Did You Know?

    About 29.1 million Americans have diabetes. About 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes, and 86 million Americans age 20 and older have prediabetes. (Diabetes.org)

    Diabetes – Did You Know?
  • A New Year’s Wish for Our Readers

    Best wishes for a new year filled with peace, health and happiness.

    A New Year’s Wish for Our Readers
  • Heart Healthy

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States among men and women. What are you doing to keep your heart healthy?

    Heart Healthy
  • Special Issues

    Ask about a custom issue created specifically for your organization and distributed to the Western New York community.

    Special Issues
  • Soccer for Success!

    Soccer for Success is a program that uses soccer to provide structured physical activity and nutrition to children ages 6-14 in underserved urban communities.

    Soccer for Success!
  • Fill Snow Days with Activities and Fun

    Too cold to be outside? Spend some time keeping warm indoors while being creative.

    Fill Snow Days with Activities and Fun

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State resumes on January 7, free exercise classes begin January 14 The Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State, an indoor version of the popular Elmwood Village Farmers Market, returns to Buckham Hall o...

Helping Seniors Avoid the Chill of Social Isolation

By Alicia Schwartz, MSN-ED, BSN, RN, PCC, CCM, VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans It’s not unusual to experience an increased desire to curl up on the sofa and “hibernate” when the weather turns cold, but for older folks with chronic illness like asthma, COPD...

Screenings, Vaccinations and Cervical Cancer

Recommended screenings and vaccinations significantly reduce number of cervical cancer cases: Two in ten upstate New York women still don’t follow screening recommendations The number of diagnosed cases of cervical cancer in New York state has droppe...

Healthy Snacking Tips from a Football Party Veteran

Healthy Snacking Tips for the Big Game Four quarters of playoff football, or eight quarters if you’re parked in front of the flat screen for two consecutive games, is a long time to be snacking! That’s why it’s important to approach...

Reddy Bikeshare Program

Reddy Bikeshare Program in the City of Buffalo Wraps Up a Successful First Season Shared Mobility Inc. and Independent Health officials pleased with year-one results and look forward to increased membership and expansion in 2017 BUFFALO, N.Y. , Janua...

Freeze Your Fat Away!

Coolscuplting® is getting local and national attention By Annette Pinder Face it – everyone wants to look great – especially with upcoming vacations and warmer weather on the horizon. But for many, unwanted fat can be persistent, despite our best eff...

Get Ready for Back-to-School With These Easy Recipes

7 One-Pot Recipes for Back-to-School Season (Family Features) School is back in session, and so are hectic weeknights with little time to cook dinner. Instead of reaching for ready-made meals or takeout, serve up tasty one-pot dinners made with whole...

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State resumes on January 7, free exercise classes begin January 14 The Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State, an indoor version of the popular Elmwood Village Farmers Market, returns to Buckham Hall o...

 

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