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Buffalo-Area Pharmacists Say No to Tobacco Sales in Pharmacies

BUFFALO — More than 75 percent of Western New York pharmacists say tobacco sales in pharmacies should be legally banned, according to research conducted by Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB), published in BMC Research Notes. The study found that more than 86% of pharmacists surveyed would prefer to work in a pharmacy that does not sell tobacco products. The res... »

Sitting Harms Health and Can Double the Odds for Diabetes

New study finds that sitting for protracted periods increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death A new study by English researchers at the University of Leicester discovered that sitting for long periods increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death. Interestingly, the increased risk was not affected by levels of moderate-to-vigorous exercise. Researchers said this suggests th... »

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: Do You Need to Be Concerned?

The product implicated in the outbreak has been shipped into New York. What is meningitis? Meningitis is swelling of the protective membranes, or meninges, covering the brain and spinal cord. The swelling is usually caused by an infection with a bacteria or virus, but meningitis can also be caused by a fungus. Meningitis caused by a fungus is called fungal meningitis. The severity of illness and t... »

Univera Report On Falls and Older Adults

Falls among older adults lead to injuries, hospitalizations and even death Summary:  Each year, about 10,000 hospital emergency room visits and nearly 5,000 hospital admissions are from Western New Yorkers aged 65 or older who have taken a fall, according to a new report by Univera Healthcare. The impact on health care spending in Western New York is substantial….about $10 million ... »

The Challenge of Reducing College Student Substance Abuse

Join SUNY researchers, administrators, counselors, and student health staff in an important conference, “The Challenge of Reducing College Student Substance Use” on November 8 and 9. This Conversation in the Disciplines conference will bring together the front-line staff throughout the SUNY system who grapple with the real problems of college students’ alcohol and substance use and abuse and... »

New Research Uncovers Promising New Biomarker for Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer

Roswell Park-led effort found increased levels of serum glutamate in both primary and metastatic prostate tumors BUFFALO — Research out of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) supports the adoption of a new biomarker to measure the aggressiveness of primary prostate tumors. A team of investigators from three institutions, led by Shahriar Koochekpour, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Cancer Genetics... »

the internet, girls, and self-esteem

It’s hard growing up today. The internet can make it that much harder. by Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC             (Special to BHL) – From the age of twelve to at least eighteen years of age, a girl is under constant scrutiny about her body, looks and sex appeal. We have advanced technologically, but we haven’t gotten any less har... »

Waldorf Salad Update

Apples and other fruits and veggies provide a nutrition powerhouse in this classic salad Prep Time: 15 minutes Salad Ingredients: 4 cups thinly sliced apples (about 3 large) 1 cup thinly sliced celery (2 stalks) 3/4 cup cashew nuts 1/2 cup dried cranberries (like Craisins®) Arugula, watercress, or frisee salad greens, washed and dried Dressing Ingredients: 1 tablespoon fresh apple cider 1 tablespo... »

Amazing Apples!

the amazing apple – 12 healthy reasons to have one now 12 proven ways apples and apple products positively impact health, from head to toe, and from the inside out: 1. Their Anti-Cancer Effect Apples are rich in antioxidants, especially quercetin, which have been identified to help inhibit cancer onset and cell proliferation. In one study, the more apples per day individuals ate, the less li... »

no evidence that black cohosh relieves menopause symptoms

  An Australian study casts doubt on an herbal treatment used by many. By Glenda Fauntleroy (Special to BHL) – Although many women coping with hot flashes and other distressing symptoms of menopause have turned to black cohosh supplements as a treatment alternative, a new review finds no evidence that the herb is effective. “I was a little surprised of the outcome of the review given th... »

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