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
  • Tis the Season!

    The best of all gifts of the upcoming holidays are the simple pleasures we share with one another.

    Tis the Season!
  • A Season for Family Fun

    A great time to enjoy walks with the whole family.

    A Season for Family Fun
  • 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?
  • 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!

HOPE Buffalo

by Stan Martin November marks the beginning of a season of celebration and, in that spirit, it is with great pride that we celebrate the launch of HOPE Buffalo – and a pledge to embrace teen health. Teen pregnancy rates among Buffalo youth are much h...

The Importance of Caring for Family Caregivers

By Beth O’Keefe RN Care Coordinator with VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, from the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York It is November; the weather is getting colder and the days are growing shorter. It seems like only yesterday when we were c...

NFMMC Primary Care Offices Receive NCQA National Recognition

WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that four primary care medical offices operated by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using ...

Truth to the Old Saying About “An Apple a Day…”

    You’ve heard it said since you were a kid, about an apple a day keeping the doctor away. According to Patricia Salzer, a registered dietitian and workplace wellness consultant at Univera Healthcare, there’s really something to it. “Apples ar...

Shake that Booty! Hip Hop Aerobics!

Hip-Hop Dance Aerobics is All The Rage By Shannon Traphagen Working out doesn’t have to be boring – and it isn’t when you set foot inside a class taught by Rishone Todd and Susie Kushner, energetic dance instructors who derive sheer joy from a unique...

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...

Stopping Slips, Trips and Falls: Simple Home Fixes to Keep Seniors Safe

By Beth O’Keefe RN Care Coordinator with VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, from the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York September 22nd is the first day of fall and the beginning of National Falls Prevention Week. This is the perfect time to re...

 

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