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Roswell, Catholic Health and Buffalo Medical Group Alliance

Roswell Park, Catholic Health and Buffalo Medical Group Form Alliance to Expand Cancer Care in the Region Group to break ground on new radiation oncology center The vision behind a new partnership among Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Catholic Health and Buffalo Medical Group is to bring community-wide integrated cancer care to the region. The Roswell Park Care Network began construction of a 5,000... »

Univera Looking for Owners of Unclaimed Funds

      Hundreds of individuals, employers and health care providers in Western New York, and thousands across the state, have forgotten about $2.66 million in checks sent by Univera Healthcare and its parent. These checks were issued in 2013 and never cashed. If the funds aren’t claimed by the end of August, Univera is required to turn the money over to New York State. A list of peop... »

RCR Yachts on Outer Harbor sets open house for this weekend

Sailboat enthusiasts will see lots of choices for getting out on the water this summer at the yearly spring open house this weekend at RCR Yachts at 284 Fuhrmann Boulevard, just under the Skyway. The dealership has been an outer harbor fixture for 45 years, with access to the Buffalo River and Lake Erie from their marina, so boats can launch to any destination on the Great Lakes. “This is our year... »

It’s Farmer’s Market Season in Hamburg NY!

The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce is once again excited to open the Hamburg Farmers’ Market, this time for its 40th Season.  Staying true to tradition, the market opens the first weekend in May, this year on May 6, 2017 from 7:30am – 1pm in the Village of Hamburg. A ribbon cutting will commence at 11 am on and all are invited to join in the picture and be part of welcoming the Market into its 40th s... »

BlueCross BlueShield is Encouraging Employees

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is encouraging members and employees to take a healthy walk during their lunch break tomorrow, Wednesday, April 26 for National Walk@Lunch Day. Over 62 companies and their 20,000+ employees spanning Western New York have already committed and will join other companies countrywide in this initiative. Studies have found that regular walking can substantially ... »

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) for Veterans

VA Now Offers In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Services for Veterans The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce amendments to regulations regarding fertility counseling and treatment available to certain Veterans and spouses. VA currently provides certain infertility services other than in vitro fertilization (IVF) to Veterans as part of the medical benefits package. This interim final ... »

Seneca National of Indians Compact Agreement

By Joseph A. Ruffolo In recent weeks, much has been speculated about the future of the Seneca Nation of Indians Compact Agreement with New York State. Several groups have weighed in on what has happened, what has not happened and what should happen with the agreement. As a Niagara Falls native and CEO of one of the area’s largest employers, I wish to direct our attention instead toward what has ha... »

What You Don’t Know About Olmsted Parks and the Conservancy that Supports them

by Shannon Traphagen We all know that active, outdoor lifestyles contribute to leading healthier lives, and the Western New York region is fortunate to have access to the beautiful Olmsted park system. Believe it or not, Olmsted was the first urban park system ever designed in the United States, as a supportive outlet for healthy living. And access to natural scenery and park activities play a rol... »

Great Networking Experience for Partners with a Shared Vision

On Saturday April 22nd from 8:30-2:00 pm, at the Foundry Suites, the WNY at Work radio show will highlight a wonderful opportunity for networking with some of the region’s most influential leaders in the areas of Leadership, Business, Education, Government, Economic Development, and Community Advocacy that have contributed to the growth of Buffalo New York. The brunch will open with a Busine... »

Dialysis and Kidney Failure: Treatment for a Better Quality of Life

      by Mandip Panesar MS, MD, FASN and Patricia Denny MS Most of us know someone who is a dialysis patient. Kidney failure, resulting in the need for dialysis, strikes as many as one in nine Americans. When kidney function decreases to approximately 10% of its normal function, dialysis is essential to sustain life. Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) is the largest provider of dialy... »

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