Local Facilities Cited for Tobacco Sales to Minors

Niagara County Department of Health Cites Facilities for Tobacco Sales to Minors Since 1999, the Niagara County Department of Health and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office have collaborated to conduct tobacco compliance checks throughout Niagara County. The goal of the program is to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use among persons less than 18 years of age. Every facility selling tobacco ... »

Family Fall Night Out

Lackawanna Community Invited to Fall Family Night Out at the Hub The Lackawanna Stakeholders Coalition invites you to our Fall Family Night Out event at Catholic Charities, 75 Caldwell Place, Lackawanna on Monday October 23rd, 2017 from 4-7pm. Our second event, themed “Family Night Out,” will include family friendly activities from 4-7pm. Join us for cooking demonstrations complete with samples an... »

4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Health Plan

4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Health Plan: Open enrollment for NY State of Health starts November 1, 2017 Individuals buying or renewing health insurance for 2018 should ask four questions before selecting a plan. 1. Will the plan cover my prescriptions? Make sure your medications, including maintenance drugs and contraceptives, are covered by the insurer. Univera Healthcare, for example, cov... »

Sisters Hospital and Buffalo Medical Group

Sisters of Charity Hospital and Buffalo Medical Group Expand Hospitalist Agreement Physician Group Extends Hospitalist Services to Sisters Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Buffalo, NY – Catholic Health announced today that Sisters of Charity Hospital and Buffalo Medical Group, PC (BMG) have expanded their hospitalist services agreement to include Sisters Hospital, St. Joseph Campus in Cheektowaga. The ... »

Gynecological Cancers Free Dinner Program

Catholic Health Sponsors Free* Dinner Program on Gynecologic Cancers and Family Risk According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 80,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with gynecologic cancer each year. Whether it’s ovarian, cervical, uterine, or other cancer of the female reproductive system, factors such as family history, smoking, and age can increase a woman... »

Family Violence Conference

Family Violence Conference to feature national expert on psychological trauma James Hopper, Ph.D., a nationally recognized consultant, trainer and lecturer on the neurobiology of trauma will keynote the 19th Annual Safe at Home Conference on Thursday, Oct. 12 at the Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls. Hopper’s 8:30 a.m. presentation, titled “Sexual Assault: Brain Experience, Behavior and Me... »

Children’s Book Expo

Children’s Book Expo Receives Garman Family Foundation Grant to Bring Authors to WNY The third annual WNY Children’s Book Expo (WNYCBE), the area’s premier literary event for children, recently received a $9,900 grant from the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The funds will be used to bring six well-known authors to Buffalo, where they will vis... »

Village Pediatrics & Rheumatology

Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology is proud to celebrate twenty years of serving families in the Town of Hamburg and surrounding communities. Dr. Joan Calkins and her staff have maintained a record of excellence through quality patient care and continue to be recognized as a top rated provider in Western New York. “At Village Pediatrics & Rheumatology, our team works together to deliver excel... »

Independent Health Medicare Advantage 2018

Independent Health’s 2018 Medicare Advantage Products offer enhanced benefits, premium consistency BUFFALO, N.Y., October 2, 2017 – Independent Health’s 2018 individual Medicare Advantage plans will offer enhanced benefits, including $0 copayment for primary care physician visits and Tier 1 generic medications, with no premium increase, the company announced today. “In this climate of uncertainty ... »

BlueCross BlueShield $0 Premium for 65+

BlueCross BlueShield Brings New $0 Premium Health Plan to Western New York Adults 65+ –New low cost option added to competitive suite of Blue Medicare Advantage plans– –October 15 – December 7 window for seniors to switch or enroll in 2018 coverage– Buffalo, NY – With the Annual Enrollment Period less than two weeks away, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today annou... »

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