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Fitness for a King or Queen

If you’re anything like me, you probably don’t look forward to going to the gym. Of course I want to be fit, but it takes effort, it hurts the next day, and driving somewhere to get on a machine that I’ve forgotten how to adjust to my five-foot stature can be intimidating. At the end of the day, a good meal is much more appealing than working out! So visiting the new Jewish Community Center’s (JCC... »

Don’t Wait for New Warnings: Quit Today

The New York State Smokers’ Quitline, located at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, applauds the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s announced graphic cigarette health warnings. The gruesome pictorial warnings tell the hard truth about smoking in a way that will be hard for smokers to escape. Importantly, the new FDA warnings also included the government’s 1-800-QUITNOW toll-free phone number, which... »

New Breakthrough Treatment for Depression

  by Annette Pinder   Depression is a devastating brain illness that affects millions of Americans, their families and even their employers. People with depression may exhibit such symptoms as problems with sleep, appetite, level of energy, and concentration. They may show a lack of motivation, unusual feelings of guilt, and experience sadness or irritability. This is now well understood to b... »

New Cancer Treatment Comes to Buffalo

by Annette Pinder When I walked through the doors of CCS Oncology for a press conference announcing a new $5 million tumor targeting system – one of only ten in the United States, I had no idea what to expect. When I left I felt like I understood why people today may live longer. As I received the grand tour to learn about the new and most advanced tumor targeting system available today, I had the... »

Univera Healthcare Report on the Cost of Medical Malpractice Coverage in New York State

Medical malpractice premiums for physicians in different regions of the state can vary as much as five times the amount paid between regions and the difference can exceed $100,000 for some specialties, according to ananalysis issued today by Univera Healthcare. “Medical malpractice rates for upstate New York physicians are considerably less than those in downstate regions and are similar to the am... »

Treatment with Oral Lenalidomide After Stem-Cell Transplant

MAINTENANCE TREATMENT WITH ORAL LENALIDOMIDE AFTER STEM-CELL TRANSPLANT IMPROVES MULTIPLE MYELOMA SURVIVAL, REDUCES RISK OF DISEASE PROGRESSIONRoswell Park Investigator Dr. Philip McCarthy Presents Data at the 13th International Myeloma Workshop BUFFALO, NY — Updated data from a National Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trial conducted by the Cancer and Leukemia Group (CALGB) was presented May ... »

Breast Cancer Facts and Mammography Screening

Breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death (behind lung cancer) among American women, claimed the lives of more than 14,000 New York state women from 2003 through 2007, and a total of 70,000 new cases were diagnosed statewide from 2002 through 2006, according to a new report released by Univera Healthcare. To view the complete fact sheet, go towww.univerahealthcare.com/factsheets. »

UM School of Medicine Center for Celiac Research Finds Rate of Celiac Disease is Growing

UM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CENTER FOR CELIAC RESEARCH FINDS RATE OF CELIAC DISEASE IS GROWING Working to solve the puzzle of when people develop celiac disease has led researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Celiac Research to some surprising findings. Read more here. »

15,000 Older Upstate Adults Injured Due to Falls

UNIVERA REPORTS CLOSE TO 15,000 OLDER UPSTATE NY ADULTS INJURED AND HOSPITALIZED DUE TO FALLS Each year, 15,000 older adults in upstate New York are hospitalized as a result of injuries due to falls, according to a new Univera Healthcare report. The falls, which often occur in the home and are preventable, can trigger a chain of events, including long-term rehabilitation, nursing home care and eve... »

Need for a Diverse Health System

Former HHS Secretary and Morehouse Medicine Dean Keynotes Annual Eva M. Noles Recognition Program — A commitment to understanding and addressing disparities in health care and professional opportunities underscored the annual Eva M. Noles Recognition Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). The event, held at RPCI Friday, November 19, featured a keynote address by a former U.S. Secre... »

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